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Cécile Coulombe, C.M., O.Q., S.C.Q.

Beauport, Quebec [Canada]

Member of the Order of Canada

Awarded on November 1, 1991; Invested on April 29, 1992

Her work as a general bursar for the Sisters of Charity of Quebec congregation gave rise to the Lauberivière house for the homeless and the Cardinal-Vachon housing corporation, a residential hospital for elderly priests. She has dedicated her life to helping others and she continues to promote many humanitarian works.