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Order of Canada
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.