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Jean Vanier, C.C., G.O.Q., D.Ph.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
Jean Vanier, C.C., G.O.Q., D.Ph. C.C. Trosly-Breuil
Honour Appointment Investiture
Companion of the Order of Canada December 29, 1986 June 4, 1989
This theologian and philosopher has chosen to devote his life to promoting the well-being, development and social integration of physically and mentally disabled adults by founding the Fédération internationale de l'Arche which encompasses a large number of homes and workshops throughout the world.
(This is a promotion within the Order)
Officer of the Order of Canada December 17, 1971 October 5, 1972
Philosopher. Founder of L'Arche and other community centres for mentally handicapped adults. For his devotion to these unfortunate persons.
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