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Order of Canada

Marnie McBean, O.C., M.S.M.

Toronto, Ontario [Canada]

Officer of the Order of Canada

Awarded on May 2, 2013; Invested on December 13, 2013

Marnie McBean has translated her own success into helping others. As a member of Canada’s rowing team, she won numerous national and international titles and is one of only two Canadians to win three summer Olympic gold medals. She now channels her energy and determination into mentoring our Olympians, helping them turn their potential into performance. As an ambassador for Right to Play, Fast and Female, and Plan Canada’s “Because I am a Girl” campaign, she continues to inspire and build confidence in young women.