Order of Canada
John W. (Jack) Poole, O.C., O.B.C., B.Sc.
|John W. (Jack) Poole, O.C., O.B.C., B.Sc.
|Officer of the Order of Canada
||April 6, 2006
||December 15, 2006
|Jack Poole's personal integrity and strength of character are the hallmarks of his leadership. He has applied his entrepreneurial acumen to building real estate development companies such as Concert Properties. With eloquence and determination, he forged a coalition of disparate interests into a united team and overcame significant challenges as he directed Vancouver's successful bid to host the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. In his current role as chair of the organizing committee, he is working to ensure that the Games will merit the pride of all Canadians.
|Deceased on October 23, 2009.