OTTAWA (ON), June 29, 2022 /CNW/ – Today, Her Excellency the Right Honorable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canadaannounced 85 new appointments to the Order of Canada and 4 promotions within the Order. New appointees include 1 Companion (CC), 13 Officers (OC) and 71 Members (CM). In addition, 3 people were promoted from officer to journeyman and 1 member was promoted to officer.

The list of nominees.

They will be presented with their insignia at future investiture ceremonies (dates to be determined).

The order of Canada was established in 1967, by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, to honor those whose service shapes our society, whose innovations ignite our imaginations and whose compassion unites our communities.


“The order of Canada celebrates the lives, efforts and successes of people from coast to coast and from all walks of life. Today’s appointees come from a variety of sectors, have achieved national and international success, and have demonstrated ingenuity, innovation and generosity. In addition, they have made a difference in their communities and for Canada with their exceptional dedication and commitment. Congratulations to the new Order of Canada appointed, as well as those celebrating a promotion within the Order.”

Her Excellency the Right Honorable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada

Fast facts

  • The order of Canada is one of our country’s highest honours.
  • To date, more than 7,600 people from all sectors of society across our country have been invested in the Order of the Canada.
  • Their contributions are varied, but they have all enriched the lives of others and taken to heart the motto of the Order: DESIDERANTES MELIOREM PATRIAM (“They desire a better homeland”).

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