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Order of Canada

Robert R. McEwen, C.M., M.B.A.

Toronto, Ontario [Canada]

Member of the Order of Canada

Awarded on May 3, 2007; Invested on April 11, 2008

Robert McEwen is a successful business leader and generous philanthropist. As chairman and CEO of Goldcorp, he developed the Red Lake Mine in Northwestern Ontario into one of the richest and most successful gold mines and raised his company to pre-eminence in the mining industry. Equally committed to the betterment of the community, he has been a benefactor to the Red Lake community, as well as to the Toronto General Hospital and York University, where he serves on the dean's advisory board of the Schulich School of Business.