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Order of Canada

Neil E. Peart, O.C.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
Neil E. Peart, O.C. O.C. Toronto
Honour Appointment Investiture
Officer of the Order of Canada May 9, 1996 February 26, 1997
Members of the progressive rock trio, RUSH, these veterans of the stage have raised over a million dollars for charities such as food banks and the United Way. Their efforts have enhanced an awareness of the plight faced by society's less fortunate, inspiring and awakening the social consciousness of an entire generation. Musicians far and wide have been influenced by the band's accomplishments, a testament to its contribution to popular music.
Updated: 2018-03-26
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