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Audrey McLaughlin, P.C., O.C., M.S.W., LL.D.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
Audrey McLaughlin, P.C., O.C., M.S.W., LL.D. O.C. Whitehorse
Honour Appointment Investiture
Officer of the Order of Canada May 8, 2003 May 14, 2004
Audrey McLaughlin's career has been marked by integrity and a desire to improve society. Former member of Parliament for the Yukon Territory and the first woman elected leader of a federal political party, she was an articulate representative of northern interests and an effective advocate for social justice. Since leaving politics, she has worked extensively with the National Democratic Institute to encourage peace and democracy in developing nations. In 2000, she traveled to Kosovo to work with women candidates in that region's first democratic election, continuing her lifelong efforts to encourage inclusiveness in public affairs.
Updated: 2018-03-26
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