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Order of Canada

H.P. Daniel (Sandy) van Ginkel, C.M.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
H.P. Daniel (Sandy) van Ginkel, C.M. C.M. Toronto
Honour Appointment Investiture
Member of the Order of Canada May 3, 2007 February 22, 2008
As an architect and urban planner, Sandy van Ginkel was instrumental in preserving and promoting some of Montreal's landmark sites. He fought successfully for public policies to protect the integrity of both Old Montreal and Mount Royal Park, helping to maintain their heritage and charm for future generations to enjoy. He was also the leading force in the planning efforts surrounding EXPO '67. Also known for his expertise on airport planning and urban transportation, he has brought a greater appreciation of the impact of infrastructure on the character of urban development.
Deceased on July 6, 2009.
Updated: 2018-03-26
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