Members of the Trinity Community Appointed to the Order of Canada
On December 30, Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, announced new appointments to the Order of Canada. The new appointees include several members of the Trinity community – congratulations to Trinity’s 13th Provost Margaret MacMillan and alumni Atom Egoyan '82, Jennifer Anne Stoddart ’71 and Douglas Ward ’61.
COMPANIONS OF THE ORDER OF CANADA
Atom Egoyan, C.C.: For his groundbreaking contributions to film as an internationally respected filmmaker and for his commitment to mentoring and showcasing Canadian artists. This is a promotion within the Order.
Margaret MacMillan, C.C.: For her eminent studies of international relations history, and for her leading contributions to public discourse on history and current affairs. This is a promotion within the Order.
OFFICERS OF THE ORDER OF CANADA
Jennifer Anne Stoddart, O.C.: For her international leadership in privacy rights and for her exemplary public service as the privacy commissioner of Canada.
MEMBERS OF THE ORDER OF CANADA
Douglas Ward, C.M.: For his contributions to radio broadcasting and for his efforts to improve food security in developing countries.
Trinity extends its congratulations to members of the University community for their appointments to the Order of Canada, including University of Toronto president and faculty members (read more). For a list of other members of the Trinity community recently appointed to the Order of Canada, click here.
The Order of Canada, one of our country’s highest civilian honours, was established in 1967, during Canada’s centennial year, to recognize outstanding achievement, dedication to the community and service to the nation. For more information, click here.