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Order of Canada

Monique BĂ©gin, C.P., O.C., Ph.D., D.Sc., m.s.r.c.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
Monique BĂ©gin, C.P., O.C., Ph.D., D.Sc., m.s.r.c. O.C. Ottawa
Honour Appointment Investiture
Officer of the Order of Canada October 23, 1997 February 4, 1998
Professor Emeritus at the University of Ottawa, she has influenced developments in the applied social sciences across the country, especially in the fields of health and education. As a teacher, federal minister, and university professor and administrator, she has always been concerned with the rights of those less fortunate, especially women, senior citizens, Aboriginal people and children. Two of her initiatives, the Canada Health Act and the Child Tax Credit, will endure as models of progressive policies for the welfare of Canadians.
 
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