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Order of Canada

William Charles Winegard, P.C., O.C., Ph.D., LL.D., F.A.S.M., P.Eng.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
William Charles Winegard, P.C., O.C., Ph.D., LL.D., F.A.S.M., P.Eng. O.C. Guelph
Honour Appointment Investiture
Officer of the Order of Canada May 6, 1998 October 22, 1998
His vocation as a volunteer extends from his experience during his varied and influential career as an educator, an administrator, a scientist and a federal politician. While President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Guelph, he played a pivotal role in converting an agricultural, veterinary sciences and home economics institution into a broadly-based university. He also helped to advance international education and development research while a Member of Parliament and as a Minister of the Crown. In retirement, he volunteers his time to fund-raising efforts for charitable organizations, most notably the Sunrise Equestrian and Recreation Centre for the Disabled.
 
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