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George D.B. Butterfield, O.C., B.A., LL.B.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
George D.B. Butterfield, O.C., B.A., LL.B. O.C. Toronto
Honour Appointment Investiture
Officer of the Order of Canada April 6, 2006 February 9, 2007
George Butterfield is a remarkable corporate leader and philanthropist. In addition to the various business initiatives that he has led, he co-founded Butterfield & Robinson, one of the world's premier biking and walking travel companies, which has earned an outstanding reputation in Canada and around the world, particularly in the United States. The tremendous success of this venture has enabled him to give back to his community by being an active and generous supporter of national and international organizations such as the World Wildlife Fund, PEN Canada and World Literacy of Canada. Moreover, with commitment and enthusiasm, he has led numerous campaigns, notably for the Ontario College of Art and Design. Not only is he a talented entrepreneur but he is also a person who genuinely cares about the welfare of others.
Updated: 2018-03-26
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