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Order of Canada

Jack Diamond, C.C., O.B.C., LL.D.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
Jack Diamond, C.C., O.B.C., LL.D. C.C. Vancouver
Honour Appointment Investiture
Companion of the Order of Canada November 15, 2000 December 4, 2001
A model of social responsibility and generosity, he is a great humanitarian and philanthropist who continues to give back to his city, his province and his country. He supports and champions a broad spectrum of health, educational, religious and cultural institutions, from Simon Fraser University to St. Vincent Hospital and the Lubavitch Centre in Vancouver. Admired in the community as a man who gives from the heart, he inspires other business leaders to follow his example. This is a promotion within the Order.
Officer of the Order of Canada June 23, 1980 October 15, 1980
Vancouver businessman who was a war time 'Dollar A Year Man'. He has served Canada in numerous philanthropic endeavours; promoted trade with other countries; was Chancellor of Simon Fraser University; has been outstanding in the world of thoroughbred racing; and continues to give inspired leadership to industry in British Columbia and Alberta. (This is a promotion within the Order).
Member of the Order of Canada June 25, 1979 October 24, 1979
Businessman, sportsman and philanthropist who for many years has been a fund-raiser par excellence, a prodigious community worker and a much-loved citizen of Vancouver.
Deceased on March 25, 2001.
Updated: 2018-03-26
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