Musicians appointed to the Order of Canada

January 05, 2015

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I’m just going to call it the best Boxing Day present of all time.

A total of ten musicians stand among the many doctors, entrepreneurs, and other game changers in Canada to be appointed the Order of Canada.

Names were announced on December 26, 2014 with a list including the 95 Canadians set to receive Canada’s highest civilian honor.

Musicians honoured with the Order of Canada this year include:

Since 1967, several musicians have been awarded the Order of Canada, including Rush and Celine Dion among others.


Rush Induction into the Order of Canada, February 26th, 1997.

CBC reports that the new recipients are welcome to attend one of three formal ceremonies of their choosing within the following year to officially receive the award.

 

In other news…

 

–Leyland Bradley
Questions? Comments? Suggestions? Get at me @LeylandMarie or leyland.bradley@gmail.com.

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Leyland Bradley

Born in Halifax and raised in small town Alberta, Leyland is happily enjoying the big city life. When she's not writing for NMC, Leyland is either watching German movies or dreaming about running through forests.

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