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Order of Canada

Tom Cochrane, O.C.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
Tom Cochrane, O.C. O.C. Oakville
Honour Appointment Investiture
Officer of the Order of Canada May 3, 2007 April 11, 2008
Tom Cochrane is a Canadian rock icon and a compassionate humanitarian. As a member of Red Rider and as a solo artist, he has connected with his fans through songs that recount stories and dreams that are unabashedly Canadian. He also touched on the universal values of hope and perseverance in his international hit, "Life is a Highway". Highly regarded for his social engagement, he has raised awareness of the HIV/AIDS pandemic in sub-Saharan Africa, and raised funds for disaster relief in Asia. A Canadian spokesperson for World Vision and the Make Poverty History Campaign, he continues his crusade to improve the lives of those in need around the world.
Updated: 2018-03-26
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