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Order of Canada

Roger S. Obata, C.M., B.A.Sc., P.Eng.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
Roger S. Obata, C.M., B.A.Sc., P.Eng. C.M. Scarborough
Honour Appointment Investiture
Member of the Order of Canada October 25, 1990 April 17, 1991
A towering and respected leader of Japanese Canadians, he devoted more than 40 years of his life to rebuilding the remnants of a community which had been scattered across Canada and was the signatory to the historic agreement which finally awarded compensation to the community for evacuation losses suffered during the Second World War. He is a human rights activist and an example for all Canadians who love justice and freedom.
Updated: 2018-03-26
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