Jeremy Turcotte
This is the official register of the people who have received the Order of Canada. In front of it is the medal that was presented to jazz musician Oscar Peterson, still in its original presentation case. You are not allowed to sell your or anyone else’s Order of Canada medals without the government’s consent.
The people written down on this page of the register were made Companions of the Order of Canada between January 22, 1979, and June 22, 1981. They are:
Governor-General Edward Schreyer
His wife, Lily
Head of the Anglican Church of Canada Most Rev. Edward W. Scott
President of the Canadian International Development Agency Paul Gérin Lajoie
Sociologist Father Georges-Henri Lévesque
Nobel Prize-winning chemist John C. Polanyi
Justice of the Supreme Court Wishart Spence
Founder of the Unitarian Service Committee of Canada Lotta Hitschmanova
Inventor, intellegence agent and real-life James Bond inspiration Sir William Stephenson
Author Roger Lemelin
Justice of the Supreme Court Louis-Philippe Pigeon
Biochemist Dr. Harold Copp
President of the National Research Council of Canada J. Larkin Kerwin
Lieutenant-Governor of Ontario Pauline McGibbon
Cancer victim, medical-research fundraiser and national hero Terry Fox
Author Margaret Atwood

This is the official register of the people who have received the Order of Canada. In front of it is the medal that was presented to jazz musician Oscar Peterson, still in its original presentation case. You are not allowed to sell your or anyone else’s Order of Canada medals without the government’s consent.

The people written down on this page of the register were made Companions of the Order of Canada between January 22, 1979, and June 22, 1981. They are:

  • Governor-General Edward Schreyer
  • His wife, Lily
  • Head of the Anglican Church of Canada Most Rev. Edward W. Scott
  • President of the Canadian International Development Agency Paul Gérin Lajoie
  • Sociologist Father Georges-Henri Lévesque
  • Nobel Prize-winning chemist John C. Polanyi
  • Justice of the Supreme Court Wishart Spence
  • Founder of the Unitarian Service Committee of Canada Lotta Hitschmanova
  • Inventor, intellegence agent and real-life James Bond inspiration Sir William Stephenson
  • Author Roger Lemelin
  • Justice of the Supreme Court Louis-Philippe Pigeon
  • Biochemist Dr. Harold Copp
  • President of the National Research Council of Canada J. Larkin Kerwin
  • Lieutenant-Governor of Ontario Pauline McGibbon
  • Cancer victim, medical-research fundraiser and national hero Terry Fox
  • Author Margaret Atwood