October 18, 2022
Ottawa, Ontario—Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada, will invest three Companions (C.C.), seven Officers (O.C.) and 32 Members (C.M.) into the Order of Canada during a ceremony at Rideau Hall.
The Order of Canada is one of our country’s highest honours. Appointments are made for sustained achievement at three levels: Companion, Officer and Member. Officers and Members may be elevated within the Order in recognition of further achievements, based on continued exceptional or extraordinary service to Canada.
Date: Thursday, October 20, 2022
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: Rideau Hall Ballroom
Notes to media:
- To guarantee your access to the ceremony, we ask that you please confirm your attendance with the Rideau Hall Press Office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Media are asked to arrive at the Princess Anne Entrance no later than 10:45 a.m. on the day of the ceremony.
- Please note that masks are mandatory.
- Photos of the ceremony taken by the Governor General’s official photographer will be made available upon request.
- The Rideau Hall Press Office will gladly coordinate interviews with those invested into the Order of Canada after the ceremony.
Rideau Hall Press Office