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Order of Canada

John W.H. Bassett, P.C., C.C., O.Ont.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
John W.H. Bassett, P.C., C.C., O.Ont. C.C. Toronto
Honour Appointment Investiture
Companion of the Order of Canada April 30, 1992 April 21, 1993
Past chairman of the Security Intelligence Review Committee, he has enjoyed a record of distinguished service to Canada. His philanthropy extends to educational, cultural and charitable organizations and he continues to lend his enormous energy and enthusiasm to causes devoted to strengthening the country. This is a promotion within the Order.
Officer of the Order of Canada June 21, 1985 October 30, 1985
John Bassett Sr., Chairman of the Board of Toronto-based Baton Broadcasting Ltd., is well-known for his achievements in the fields of business, sports, publishing and broadcasting. He has also contributed substantially to such organizations as the Stratford Festival, the Toronto Hospital for Sick Children and the Canadian Council of Christians and Jews.
Deceased on April 27, 1998.
Updated: 2009-04-30
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