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Order of Canada

John C. Kerr, C.M., O.B.C., M.B.A., LL.D.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
John C. Kerr, C.M., O.B.C., M.B.A., LL.D. C.M. Vancouver
Honour Appointment Investiture
Member of the Order of Canada May 1, 2002 February 21, 2003
He is known as an innovator and a man of vision. His company, Lignum Ltd., is a leader in environmentally sensitive forest management. Working with First Nations peoples, he ensures that their voice is integrated into business decisions and that they benefit from them. Respected for his ability to bring together diverse interests, he has served as Canada's lead negotiator in international trade talks. In addition, he is a director of numerous organizations and a philanthropist who supports a broad range of charitable causes.
Updated: 2018-03-26
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