October 24, 2023
OTTAWA, Ontario—Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada, will invest 1 Companion (C.C.), 12 Officers (O.C.) and 40 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 26
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Place: Rideau Hall Tent Room
Notes for 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 10:00 a.m. on the day of the ceremony.
- Official photos of the ceremony will be made available upon request.
- The Rideau Hall Press Office will gladly coordinate interviews with those invested into the Order of Canada following the ceremony, where possible.
Rideau Hall Press Office