Officer of the Order of Canada
- Awarded on: May 9, 2019
- Invested on: May 06, 2022
Gordon R. Diamond, O.C., O.B.C.
Vancouver, British Columbia
Gordon Diamond has upheld the family’s exceptional legacy in philanthropy and business. Chair and owner of West Coast Reduction Ltd., and Austeville Properties Ltd., he has built them into two of western Canada’s largest family-owned businesses. As one of our country’s leading philanthropists, he and his eponymous foundation focus on health care and social services. He is noted for his landmark donation to a major Vancouver outpatient health centre, and his support for Jerusalem’s Shalva National Center for disabled persons and the Simon Wiesenthal Museum of Tolerance.