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Frédéric Back, O.C., C.Q., D.h.c., R.C.A.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
Frédéric Back, O.C., C.Q., D.h.c., R.C.A. O.C. Montréal
Honour Appointment Investiture
Officer of the Order of Canada April 20, 1990 October 24, 1990
A celebrated animator, he is renowned for his animated films which reflect a genuine commitment to protecting the environment. The creator of many films, including "The Man Who Planted Trees", he has gained national and international respect for his artistic endeavours which deal with themes of heritage, education, music, science and ecology. Gregory Baum, O.C. One of the Western world's leading theologians and currently Professor of Religious Studies at McGill University, he is a guide and inspiration to generations of students of many different faiths and backgrounds. A brilliant scholar, he also lives his commitment to ecumenism and social justice and his writings continue to bring an ethical dimension to important contemporary political and economic issues.
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