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André Viger, O.C., C.Q.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
André Viger, O.C., C.Q. O.C. Montréal
Honour Appointment Investiture
Officer of the Order of Canada October 23, 1989 April 18, 1990
Considered the greatest wheelchair marathoner, this modest athlete has earned universal admiration for his courage, determination and perseverance. Through his commitment to society and the foundation which bears his name, he is a source of encouragement for young athletes and a role model for young people everywhere.
Deceased on October 1, 2006.
Updated: 2018-03-26
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