Members of the Trinity community appointed to the Order of Canada

Posted Jul 1, 2015 12:00 pm

On July 1, His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, announced new appointments to the Order of Canada, one of our country’s highest civilian honours. New appointees include two members of the Trinity community: Stephen Cook and The Honourable John Wilson Morden.

Officers of the Order of Canada:

  • Stephen Cook, O.C., Fellow Emeritus of the College: For his seminal contributions to theoretical computer science and mathematics, including his contributions to complexity theory.

Members of the Order of Canada:

  • The Honourable John Wilson Morden, C.M., '56: For his contributions to the administration of justice in Ontario and for his commitment to protecting the public interest. The Hon. John Wilson Morden also received an Honorary Doctor of Sacred Letters degree from Trinity College in 2006 for his leadership in the Ontario judiciary.

In December 2014, five Trinity members were appointed to the Order of Canada.

Companions of the Order of Canada:

  • James Douglas Fleck, C.C. was promoted to a Companion of the Order of Canada for his enduring contributions and strategic leadership as one of Canada’s leading arts patrons, and for endowing our national cultural institutions, notably by partnering business with the arts.

Officers of the Order of Canada:

  • Mark Lautens, O.C., Fellow of the College: For his contributions at the forefront of organic chemistry, which have led to the creation of new medicinal compounds with fewer side effects.

Members of the Order of Canada:

  • Christina Stuart Cameron, C.M., ’67: For her contributions to heritage preservation through her work with Parks Canada, with UNESCO’s World Heritage Convention, and as a university professor.
  • The Honourable William C. Graham, P.C., C.M. ’61: Chancellor of the College. For his many contributions to Canadian politics.
  • John Barker Lawson, C.M., ’48: For his transformative contributions as a volunteer in support of many of Toronto’s most important music ensembles and arts organizations.