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Order of Canada

Edward Broadbent, P.C., C.C., Ph.D., LL.D.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
Edward Broadbent, P.C., C.C., Ph.D., LL.D. C.C. Ottawa
Honour Appointment Investiture
Companion of the Order of Canada October 18, 2001 August 31, 2002
As a public servant and educator, he has devoted himself to causes of paramount importance. Whether it be fair trade or the plight of refugee women, he seizes every opportunity to underscore the connection between economic development and human rights. In an age driven by technology and globalization, he remains a formidable proponent of the social-democratic perspective as a viable means to achieve equality and good government, responsive to the needs of its citizens. A champion of disadvantaged persons around the world, he continues to be a dynamic force for positive reform.

This is a promotion within the Order.
Officer of the Order of Canada April 22, 1993 October 27, 1993
Former Member of Parliament and Leader of the New Democratic Party, he is a tireless advocate of policies in aid of disadvantaged persons. Admired by Canadians of all political persuasions as principled and steadfast, he continues to be active in social and international affairs while serving as the president of the International Centre for Human Rights and Democratic Development.
Updated: 2018-03-26
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