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49 new Order of Canada recipients include composer, judge

49 new Order of Canada recipients include composer, judge

September 12, 2014
National

Governor General David Johnston presents honours to 4 Companions, 14 Officers and 31 Members

"Governor General David Johnston presided over an Order of Canada investiture ceremony today at Rideau Hall, as 49 distinguished Canadians joined or were promoted up the ranks.

The honourees include former Supreme Court Justice Marie Deschamps, composer R. Murray Schafer and former P.E.I. Premier Alexander Campbell.

More than 6,000 Canadians have been named to the Order of Canada since its creation in 1867, to "recognize outstanding achievement, dedication to the community and service to the nation."

The three tiers of the order are Companion, Officer, and Member. In Friday's ceremony, Governor General David Johnston bestowed 4 Companions, 14 Officers and 31 Members with their honours..."

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Related Composers: R. Murray Schafer