Award Winners Order of Canada Winners List

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List of Order of Canada winners from every year the award has been given out. All Order of Canada winners are listed below in order of popularity, but can be sorted by any column. People who won the Order of Canada award are listed along with photos for every Order of Canada winner that has a picture associated with their name online. You can click on the name of the Order of Canada award recipients to get more information about each. People who won the Order of Canada are usually listed by year, but on this list you've got a complete list of Order of Canada winners from all years. If this proves to not be a full list of Order of Canada winners, you can help make it so by adding to this one. This list includes the most memorable and well-known Order of Canada winners of all time. Anybody who won the Order of Canada usually has a picture associated with their name, so all the Order of Canada-winning people are listed here with photos when available. This list spans the history of the Order of Canada, so most of the famous Order of Canada winners are here and can be a good starting point for making a list of your favorites. This list answers the question "who are all the people who have ever won Order of Canada?" If you're looking for all the nominees, you can click the links above the title of this page to the Listopedia page where you'll find a directory of award nominees, as well as the rest of the award winners lists we have. You can use this factual list to create a new list, re-rank it to fit your views, then share it with your Facebook friends, Twitter followers or with any other social networks you use on a regular basis. List items range from {X} to {Y}. (24 items)

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Allan King is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Order of Canada Winners List
Allan Winton King, OC was a Canadian film director.

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David Ahenakew is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Order of Canada Winners List
David Ahenakew David Ahenakew was a Canadian First Nations politician, and former National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations. Ahenakew was born at the Sandy Lake Indian Reserve in Saskatchewan. He and his ...more

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Allen Sapp is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Order of Canada Winners List
Allen Sapp Allen Sapp, OC, SOM is a Canadian Cree painter, currently living in North Battleford, Saskatchewan. His art and his story have become well known throughout Canada and has become an inspiration ...more

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Graeme Ferguson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Order of Canada Winners List
Ivan Graeme Ferguson, CM is a Canadian filmmaker and inventor who co-invented IMAX. Ferguson was appointed a Member of the Order of Canada in 1993. He graduated from the University of Toronto ...more

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Phyllis Munday is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Order of Canada Winners List
Phyllis Munday Phyllis B Munday, CM was a Canadian mountaineer, explorer, naturalist and humanitarian, famed for being the first woman to reach the summit of Mount Robson in 1924, and with her husband Don for ...more

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David Adams Richards is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Order of Canada Winners List
David Adams Richards, CM, ONB is a Canadian novelist, essayist, screenwriter and poet. Born in Newcastle, New Brunswick, Richards left St. Thomas University in Fredericton, New Brunswick, three ...more

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Donald Brittain is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Order of Canada Winners List
Donald Brittain, OC was a film director and producer with the National Film Board of Canada. Fields of Sacrifice is considered Brittain's first major film as director. His other notable ...more

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Dorothy Livesay is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Order of Canada Winners List
Dorothy Kathleen May Livesay, OC OBC FRSC was a Canadian poet who twice won the Governor General's Award in the 1940s, and was "senior woman writer in Canada" during the 1970s and

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E. L. M. Burns is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Order of Canada Winners List
Eedson Louis Millard "Tommy" Burns, CC DSO OBE MC CD was a Canadian Army Lieutenant General and diplomat.

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Frédéric Back is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Order of Canada Winners List
Frédéric Back, OC CQ was a Canadian artist and film director of short animated films. During a long career with Radio-Canada, the French-language service of the Canadian ...more

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Garth Drabinsky is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Order of Canada Winners List
Garth Howard Drabinsky, LL.B. is a Canadian film and theatrical producer and entrepreneur. In 2009, he was convicted and sentenced to prison for fraud and forgery. The sentence was reduced on ...more

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Heinz Lehmann is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Order of Canada Winners List
Heinz Lehmann Heinz Edgar Lehmann, OC FRSC was a German born Canadian psychiatrist best known for his use of chlorpromazine for the treatment of schizophrenia in 1950s. Born in Berlin, Germany, he was ...more

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Hugh MacLennan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Order of Canada Winners List
John Hugh MacLennan, CC, CQ was a Canadian author and professor of English at McGill University. He won five Governor General's Awards and a Royal Bank Award.

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James Maurice Stockford Carele... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Order of Canada Winners List
James Maurice Stockford Careless, OC OOnt FRSC was a Canadian historian.

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Janet Lunn is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Order of Canada Winners List
Janet Lunn Janet Louise Lunn, CM OOnt is a Canadian children's writer. Born in Dallas, Texas, she moved with her family to Vermont when she was an infant. In 1938, she moved again to the outskirts of New ...more

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Jean Victor Allard is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Order of Canada Winners List
Jean Victor Allard General Jean Victor Allard CC, CBE, GOQ, DSO & Two Bars, ED, CD was the first French Canadian to become Chief of the Defence Staff, the highest position in the Canadian Forces, from ...more

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Joy Kogawa is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Order of Canada Winners List
Joy Nozomi Kogawa, CM, OBC is a Canadian poet and novelist of Japanese descent.

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Mavis Gallant is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Order of Canada Winners List
Mavis Leslie de Trafford Gallant, CC, née Young was a Canadian writer who spent much of her life and career in France. Best known as a short story writer, she also published novels, plays

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Michael Ondaatje is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Order of Canada Winners List
Philip Michael Ondaatje, OC, is a Sri Lankan-born Canadian novelist and poet. He won the Booker Prize for his novel The English Patient.

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Robert Defries is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Order of Canada Winners List
Robert Davies Defries, CC CBE was a Canadian physician and Director of Connaught Medical Research Laboratories. Born in Toronto, Ontario, he received his M.D. from the University of Toronto in

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Robert Lantos is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Order of Canada Winners List
Robert Lantos, CM BA MA D.Litt is a Canadian film producer.

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Robert Munsch is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Order of Canada Winners List
Robert Norman Munsch, CM is an American-born Canadian children's author.

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Rock Demers is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Order of Canada Winners List
Rock Demers, CC is a Canadian film producer. He is the founder of the film company Les Productions la Fête and has produced the Tales for All film series for children. In 1991, he was made ...more

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Sarah McLachlan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Order of Canada Winners List
Sarah Ann McLachlan, OC, OBC is a Canadian musician, singer, songwriter, and pianist. Known for her emotional ballads and mezzo-soprano vocal range, as of 2009, she has sold over 40 million ...more