Companion (CC)

Recognizes: a lifetime of outstanding achievement and merit of the highest degree, especially in service to Canada or to humanity at large



Officer (OC)

Recognizes: a lifetime of achievement and merit of a high degree, especially in service to Canada or to humanity at large



Member (CM)

Recognizes: a lifetime of distinguished service in or to a particular community, group or field of activity

Source: DND Directorate of History and Heritage
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The Order of Canada

The following Royal Canadians have  received the The Order of Canada.

Name Honour Received Appointment  
Charles Foulkes, C.C., C.B., C.B.E., D.S.O., C.D., LL.D. Companion of the Order of Canada  (CC) Dec 20, 1968 Citation
Gordon Edward Pinsent Companion of the Order of Canada  (CC) 17 Dec 1979 (Officer of the Order of Canada)
21 Oct 1998, promoted within the Order to Companion
Citation
Milton F. Gregg, V.C., P.C., O.C., C.B.E., M.C., M.A., D.C.L. O.C. Officer of the Order of Canada (OC) Dec 22, 1967 Citation
Tom Lawson, C.M., C.D., LL.D. Member of the Order of Canada (CM) Dec 19, 1983 Citation
Richard Maurice Dillon, C.M., M.C., E.D., LL.D., F.C.A.E., P.Eng. Member of the Order of Canada (CM) Dec 29, 1986 Citation
Thomas Eric D'Oyly Snow, O.B.E., C.M., C.D., F.H.S.C. Member of the Order of Canada (CM) July 11, 1988 Citation

Compiled by Maj A.F. Butters, CD


Milton F. Gregg, V.C., P.C., O.C., C.B.E., M.C., M.A., D.C.L. O.C.

Officer of the Order of Canada

For his services to Canada as a soldier, and public servants.


Charles Foulkes, C.C., C.B., C.B.E., D.S.O., C.D., LL.D. C.C.

Companion of the Order of Canada

December 20, 1968 April 8, 1969 For a lifetime of service to Canada in various military posts including those of Chief of the General Staff and first Chairman of the Chiefs of Staff.


Tom Lawson, C.M., C.D., LL.D. C.M.

Member of the Order of Canada

December 19, 1983 April 11, 1984 After war service in Holland and Germany he joined the family printing firm and became its president in 1953. He has been active in the chamber of commerce movement and, in London, Ontario, the Church, the Salvation Army, museums and schools, health care and the Heritage London Fund. As Honorary Colonel of the Royal Canadian Regiment he is now president of the Council of Honorary Colonels.


Richard Maurice Dillon, C.M., M.C., E.D., LL.D., F.C.A.E., P.Eng.

Member of the Order of Canada

Former army careerist, well-known structural design engineer and prominent businessman, he is a founder and former Dean of the Engineering Science Faculty at the University of Western Ontario and has served in many high-profile engineering- and energy-related positions at the provincial and national levels of government.


Gordon Edward Pinsent, C.C., LL.D.

Companion of the Order of Canada

A living icon of theatre, film, radio and television, he has become a champion of our national identity and has succeeded in capturing the hearts of legions of fans through his sensitive renditions of our folkways and endearing portrayals of the quintessential Canadian `Everyman'. He has served as one of Canada's best known ambassadors who has nurtured future generations of Canadian artists by his tireless promotion of our cultural scene for more than three decades. This is a promotion within the Order.

Officer of the Order of Canada

Newfoundland actor, director, writer and singer of great versatility. He has indeed brought to Canada "A Gift to Last".


Thomas Eric D'Oyly Snow, O.B.E., C.M., C.D., F.H.S.C. C.M.

Member of the Order of Canada

Since retiring from a distinguished military career he has been actively involved in a number of voluntary organizations. A former Chief Commissioner of the Canadian St. John Ambulance Brigade and New Brunswick Co-ordinator of the Prince of Wales' visit to Canada in 1983, he has participated in local and provincial community groups in Ontario and in New Brunswick.


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