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Order of Canada Winners List

Updated June 14, 2019 12.5k views24 items
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}. {#nodes}
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    Allan Winton King, (February 6, 1930 – June 15, 2009) was a Canadian film director. ...  more
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    David Ahenakew

    David Ahenakew (July 28, 1933 – March 12, 2010) was a Canadian First Nations (Cree)...  more
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    Allen Sapp

    Allen Sapp, OC, SOM (January 2, 1928 – December 29, 2015) was a Canadian Cree painter, who...  more
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    Ivan Graeme Ferguson, CM (born 7 October 1929 in Toronto, Ontario) is a Canadian filmmaker and...  more
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    Phyllis Munday

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    David Adams Richards, CM, ONB (born 17 October 1950) is a Canadian writer and member of the...  more
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    Donald Brittain, (June 10, 1928 – July 21, 1989) was a film director and producer with the...  more
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    Dorothy Kathleen May Livesay, (October 12, 1909 – December 29, 1996) was a Canadian poet who...  more
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    Lieutenant-General Eedson Louis Millard "Tommy" Burns, (June 17, 1897 – September 13, 1985)...  more
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    Frédéric Back, (April 8, 1924 – December 24, 2013) was a Canadian artist and film director of...  more
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    Garth Howard Drabinsky is a Canadian film and theatrical producer and entrepreneur. In 2009,...  more
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    Heinz Lehmann

    Heinz Edgar Lehmann, (July 17, 1911 – April 7, 1999) was a German-born Canadian psychiatrist...  more
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    John Hugh MacLennan, CC, CQ (March 20, 1907 – November 9, 1990) was a Canadian author and...  more
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    James Maurice Stockford Careless (February 17, 1919 – April 6, 2009) was a Canadian historian....  more
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    Janet Lunn

    Janet Louise Lunn, (née Swoboda; December 28, 1928 – June 26, 2017) was a Canadian children's...  more
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    Jean Victor Allard

    General Jean Victor Allard & Two Bars, ED, CD (12 June 1913 – 23 April 1996) was the first...  more
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    Joy Nozomi Kogawa, CM, OBC (born June 6, 1935) is a Canadian poet and novelist of Japanese...  more
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    Mavis Leslie de Trafford Gallant, , née Young (11 August 1922 – 18 February 2014), was a...  more
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    Philip Michael Ondaatje, (; born 12 September 1943), is a Sri Lankan-born Canadian poet,...  more
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    Robert Davies Defries, (July 23, 1889 – October 25, 1975) was a Canadian physician and...  more
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    Robert Lantos, CM (born 3 April 1949) is a Canadian film producer....  more
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    Robert Norman Munsch (born June 11, 1945) is an American-born Canadian children's author....  more
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    Rock Demers, (born December 11, 1933) is a Canadian film producer. He is the founder of the...  more
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    Sarah Ann McLachlan, (born January 28, 1968) is a Canadian singer and songwriter known for...  more

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