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Order of Canada

Albert Diamond Cohen, O.C.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
Albert Diamond Cohen, O.C. O.C. Winnipeg
Honour Appointment Investiture
Officer of the Order of Canada October 19, 1994 March 1, 1995
He is a pillar of support for arts, health and community endeavours in the Winnipeg area, where his time, experience and generosity have been invaluable. The originator of the Annual International Distinguished Entrepreneur Award evening at the University of Manitoba, he is a model for up-and-coming Canadians in the business world. This is a promotion within the Order.
Member of the Order of Canada December 19, 1983 April 11, 1984
In the course of a business career in Winnipeg, he has headed enterprises in electronics, retail merchandising and petroleum. But an involvement in the arts, dating back to his early years when he performed in theatre and dance, inspired his efforts on behalf of the Manitoba Theatre Centre. His other interests include the Winnipeg Clinic Research Institute, the Thorlakson Research Foundation, the Metric Commission and the University of Manitoba.
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