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Order of Canada

Brian Dickson, P.C., C.C., C.D., LL.B., LL.D.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
Brian Dickson, P.C., C.C., C.D., LL.B., LL.D. C.C. Dunrobin
Honour Appointment Investiture
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.
Updated: 2018-03-26
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