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Order of Canada

S. Robert Blair, C.C., Ph.D., LL.D.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
S. Robert Blair, C.C., Ph.D., LL.D. C.C. North Vancouver
Honour Appointment Investiture
Companion of the Order of Canada June 24, 1985 October 30, 1985
President and Chief Executive Officer of NOVA, an Alberta Corporation, this professional engineer has become one of Canada's outstanding entrepreneurial business leaders. Convinced of the ability of Canadians to devise and execute major natural resources projects, he has contributed greatly to Canadian resource independence. (This is a promotion within the Order.)
Officer of the Order of Canada June 23, 1980 April 20, 1983
Beginning as an engineer, Robert Blair has risen to President of Alberta Gas Trunkline, Calgary. He is one of Canada's business leaders, whose success was crowned by his securing for his country the contract for the pipeline from Alaska. With his confidence in Canadian ability to carry out major projects, he has contributed notably to our independence in the field of natural resources. In addition, his company has sponsored a training plan for Native people in the North.
Deceased on April 18, 2009.
Updated: 2018-03-26
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