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Order of Canada

Agnes M. Benidickson, C.C. , O.Ont., B.A., LL.D.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
Agnes M. Benidickson, C.C. , O.Ont., B.A., LL.D. C.C. Ottawa
Honour Appointment Investiture
Companion of the Order of Canada October 23, 1997 February 4, 1998
Now Chancellor Emeritus of Queen's University, she has continued, unabated, her record of public service. Her leadership and her commitment of personal and financial resources have helped to strengthen and build educational institutions, health and social service agencies and the arts. A matchmaker between the corporate and volunteer sectors, she has energized both with her vision, her compassion, her graciousness and her generosity. This is a promotion within the Order.
Officer of the Order of Canada June 29, 1987 October 28, 1987
Presently in her third term as Chancellor of Queen's University, this Ottawan is an active volunteer who has served as Chairman of the Executive Committee and President of the Canadian Council on Social Development and on the executive boards of the Volunteer Committees of Art Museums of the United States and Canada, the National Association of Canadian Clubs and the Canadian Citizenship Federation.
Deceased on March 23, 2007.
Updated: 2018-03-26
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