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Order of Canada

John Allen Fraser, P.C., O.C., O.B.C., C.D., Q.C., LL.B.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
John Allen Fraser, P.C., O.C., O.B.C., C.D., Q.C., LL.B. O.C. Whistler
Honour Appointment Investiture
Officer of the Order of Canada May 4, 1995 November 16, 1995
The first Speaker of the House of Commons freely elected by his peers, he is respected for many innovations he brought to the office, including a program of parliamentary cooperation with the emerging democracies of Eastern and Central Europe and the creation of the Public Information Office, to improve Canadians' awareness and understanding of Parliament. Parallel to his political career, he has been committed to and active in promoting environmental causes for many years.
 
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