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Order of Canada

David W. Foster, O.C., O.B.C., LL.D.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
David W. Foster, O.C., O.B.C., LL.D. O.C. Malibu, California
Honour Appointment Investiture
Officer of the Order of Canada October 30, 2003 February 17, 2006
David Foster's considerable musical talent is equalled only by his immense kindness and generosity. One of the most sought-after producers, David Foster has not only collaborated with artists of international stature, he has also promoted the talents of lesser-known singers. While his career has reached new heights, he continues to be a tireless supporter of charities that benefit children. Over the years, his foundation has assisted numerous families of British Columbia children in need of major organ transplants. In addition, he has been praised for his work on behalf of organizations that conduct research on cancer, leukemia and AIDS. This is a promotion within the Order.
Member of the Order of Canada July 11, 1988 November 8, 1988
Songwriter, composer, performer and producer, he has excelled in all things musical in the world of popular music. Winner of numerous Grammy, Emmy and Juno Awards, he has the undisputed talent and musical magic to remain at the top of the charts for many years, and he uses his influence and success to promote and support charitable causes, ranging from organ transplants for children to African famine relief.
Updated: 2018-03-26
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