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Jim Vallance, C.M.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
Jim Vallance, C.M. C.M. Sturgeon Falls
Honour Appointment Investiture
Member of the Order of Canada May 3, 2007 April 11, 2008
Jim Vallance is one of Canada's most prolific and successful songwriters. For the past four decades, he has collaborated with many prominent musicians, producing some of the most famous and iconic songs in Canada's popular music profile. In addition, he has helped to foster the talents of emerging performers and has been an active contributor to many charitable endeavours. Dedicated to the cause of famine relief in Africa, he co-wrote the unforgettable anthem, "Tears Are Not Enough", which helped raise considerable funds worldwide.
Updated: 2018-03-26
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