Order of Canada

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Order of Canada

Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, today announced 83 new appointments to the Order of Canada. The new member list includes 5 Companions (C.C.), 21 Officers (O.C.), including 1 Honorary Officer, and 57 Members (C.M.). Recipients will be invited to accept their insignia at a ceremony to be held at a later date.

The following British Columbians are appointed to the Order.




  • Gordon R. Diamond, OC, OBC – Vancouver
  • Arthur J. Ray, OC – Vancouver
  • Peter Suedfeld, OC – Vancouver




  • Luigi Aquilini, CM, OBC – Vancouver
  • W.J. Brad Bennett, CM, OBC – Kelowna
  • Raymond J. Cole, CM – Vancouver
  • Frank Giustra, CM, OBC – Vancouver
  • Chan Hon Goh, CM – Vancouver
  • Perry R.W. Kendall, CM, OBC – Victoria
  • C. Michael O’Brian, CM – Vancouver
  • Dorothy E. Smith, CM – Vancouver
  • Howard Timothy Lee Soon, CM – Kelowna
  • James W. Treliving, CM – Vancouver


Press Release:  https://www.gg.ca/en/media/news/2019/governor-general-announces-83-new-appointments-order-canada