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Order of Canada

Donald C. MacDonald, C.M., O.Ont., M.A., LL.D.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
Donald C. MacDonald, C.M., O.Ont., M.A., LL.D. C.M. Toronto
Honour Appointment Investiture
Member of the Order of Canada May 8, 2003 October 24, 2003
Donald MacDonald has spent a lifetime working for the well-being of others. A member of provincial parliament (MPP) for nearly three decades and party leader for 17 years, he played a significant role in the rise of the Cooperative Commonwealth Federation (CCF)/New Democratic Party (NDP) in Ontario and provided a strong voice for the political left. He was instrumental in establishing permanent funding for community health centres in the province and was a compelling advocate for freedom of information legislation and civil liberties. As a community activist, he has served extensively with organizations such as York Community Services and the Learning Enrichment Foundation.
 
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