25 Appointees Named To Ontario’s Highest Honour‏


Ontario Newsroom Ontario Newsroom
News Release

25 Appointees Named To Ontario’s Highest Honour

January 23, 2014

World renowned film director, David Cronenberg, hockey legend, Paul Henderson, and pediatric neurosurgeon Dr. James Rutka are among 25 extraordinary Ontarians appointed to the Order of Ontario.

The appointees to Ontario’s highest honour were chosen for their contributions to the arts, law, science, medicine, history, politics, and philanthropy.

The Honourable David C. Onley, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, invested the appointees at a ceremony held today at Queen’s Park.

QUICK FACTS

  • Created in 1986, the Order of Ontario, the province’s highest official honour, recognizes the highest level of individual excellence and achievement in any field.
  • Nominations are made by members of the public. Any resident, or former long-term resident of Ontario can be nominated. The deadline for nominations is March 16, 2014.

LEARN MORE

QUOTES

“Our province is richer for the contributions of these distinguished individuals. Through drive and determination they have pushed boundaries and serve as truly outstanding examples for all Ontarians”
— The Honourable David C. Onley, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario

CONTACTS

Laura Sylvis
Communications Branch, Ontario Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration
416-314-7010
laura.sylvis@ontario.ca

Tom Connelly
Office of the Lieutenant Governor
416-325-7789
tom.connelly@ontario.ca

Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration
http://www.ontario.ca/citizenship

 


 

Questions about your subscription? Contact us. 
Edit your subscription preferences. 
Unsubscribe from News on Demand. 
 Follow Us On Twitter.
Visit the Newsroom.

© Queen’s Printer for Ontario, 2008 – 2014

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: