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Order of Canada

Peter Charles Newman, C.C., C.D., M.Comm., LL.D.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
Peter Charles Newman, C.C., C.D., M.Comm., LL.D. C.C. Richmond Hill
Honour Appointment Investiture
Companion of the Order of Canada April 20, 1990 October 24, 1990
Chronicler of our past and interpreter of our present, his popular histories and biographies continue to capture the imagination, bringing to life people, places and events that have shaped our great country. The scope and variety of his contributions to Canadian life are wide and he continues to be respected for his commentaries on business and politics in Canada. He is also dedicated to passing on the craft of writing creative non-fiction to a new generation as Professor at the University of Victoria. This is a promotion within the Order.
Officer of the Order of Canada December 18, 1978 April 25, 1979
Economist, political scientist and author, who has been a successful biographer and interpreter of eminent Canadians in many different areas of endeavour, and who is now editor of Maclean's. For his notable contribution in the field of journalism.
Updated: 2018-03-26
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