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Order of Canada

Lorraine Monk, O.C., O.Ont., D.Litt.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
Lorraine Monk, O.C., O.Ont., D.Litt. O.C. Toronto
Honour Appointment Investiture
Officer of the Order of Canada December 19, 1983 April 11, 1984
During her quarter-century tenure as head of the Still Photography Division of the National Film Board, Ottawa, Lorraine Monk worked tirelessly, through the many exhibitions she organized and the major books she published, to foster the art of fine photography in Canada. In 1978, she was the founding director of the Canadian Museum of Photography, Toronto, which is the first of its kind in the country.
Member of the Order of Canada June 19, 1973 October 24, 1973
Executive Producer, Still Photography Division, National Film Board. For the standard of excellence she has set in the publication and exhibition of photography and for the support she has given to young photographers.
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