Order of Canada
Gerald W. Baldwin, O.C., Q.C., LL.D.
|Gerald W. Baldwin, O.C., Q.C., LL.D.
|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.