- Laval, Quebec, Canada
Order of Canada
Officer of the Order of Canada
- Awarded on: January 6, 1998
- Invested on: May 1, 1998
This singer's unique voice has taken her to the top of the music world. An internationally acclaimed performer, she is one of the most popular singers on the planet, and her immense ability has been recognized by some of the most famous musicians in the world. Through her recordings and accomplished performances, she consistently demonstrates the high regard she has for her audiences. This great artist is an example of drive and determination for all Canadians.
Companion of the Order of Canada
- Awarded on: October 23, 2008
- Invested on: July 26, 2013
Céline Dion, C.C., O.Q.
Céline Dion is not only an extraordinary ambassador for Canada, she also represents the values we hold dear. Her unique voice, infectious energy and great sensitivity contribute to her remarkable stage presence, which has won her fans from around the world. Moreover, her talent has garnered her countless national and international awards and honours. An incomparable artist, she is equally known for her compassion, generosity and commitment to a number of social and humanitarian causes. She is notably the national celebrity patron for Cystic Fibrosis Canada and honorary patron of the CHU Sainte-Justine. In addition, through her foundation, she also helps children in need and their families here in Canada and abroad.
This is a promotion within the Order.