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Order of Canada

Jane Jacobs, O.C., O.Ont.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
Jane Jacobs, O.C., O.Ont. O.C. Toronto
Honour Appointment Investiture
Officer of the Order of Canada May 9, 1996 June 22, 1998
Her seminal writings and thought-provoking commentaries on urban development have had a tremendous effect on city dwellers, planners and architects. A social activist and a proponent of the principle of thinking globally and acting locally, she has left her indelible mark on the Toronto landscape. By stimulating discussion, change and action, she has helped to make Canadian city streets and neighbourhoods vibrant, liveable and workable for all.
Deceased on April 25, 2006.
Updated: 2018-03-26
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