Order of Canada
Brian Dickson, P.C., C.C., C.D., LL.B., LL.D.
|Brian Dickson, P.C., C.C., C.D., LL.B., LL.D.
|Companion of the Order of Canada
||October 25, 1990
||April 17, 1991
| From the beaches of Normandy, where he was seriously wounded to the echelons of the Supreme Court of Canada, where he served as Chief Justice, he has dedicated a lifetime to his country. A champion of legal rights, he made ground-breaking judgements concerning the application of the 1982 Charter of Rights and Freedoms which have set the tone for future constitutional rulings. A committed Red Cross volunteer for many years, he has given countless personal hours to various humanitarian causes.
|Deceased on October 17, 1998.