Order of Canada

Worldcloud for OC appointees citations.

Gov. Gen. Mary Simon announced 85 appointments to the Order of Canada on Friday, including three companions, 22 officers and 60 members.

No genealogists this time, three of the appointees had mention of history in the citation.

Sarah Alexandra Carter, C.M.
Edmonton, Alberta
For her pioneering work on Indigenous history and women’s history in Western Canada, as a distinguished scholar, professor and mentor.

Beverly Janet Lemire, C.M.
Edmonton, Alberta
For her significant contributions to the study of material culture, notably through her seminal scholarship on the history of textiles.

Norman Kiyomitsu Takeuchi, C.M.
Ottawa, Ontario
For his enduring commitment to honouring, preserving and sharing the history and heritage of Japanese Canadians.


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