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Gerald W. Baldwin, O.C., Q.C., LL.D.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
Gerald W. Baldwin, O.C., Q.C., LL.D. O.C. Ottawa
Honour Appointment Investiture
Officer of the Order of Canada June 24, 1985 October 30, 1985
Known as the "Father and Grandfather" of the Access to Information Act, the long-time MP from Peace River is the founder of the International Freedom of Information Institute. His efforts have stimulated many others to take up the cause, thus encouraging governments in many jurisdictions across Canada to adopt similar legislation.
Deceased on December 17, 1991.
Updated: 2018-03-26
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