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Guy Laliberté, O.C., C.Q.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
Guy Laliberté, O.C., C.Q. O.C. Montréal
Honour Appointment Investiture
Officer of the Order of Canada October 30, 2003 October 30, 2004
Guy Laliberté is a visionary who never fails to amaze us. As co-founder and chief executive of Cirque du Soleil, he created a new type of circus which has become one of the greatest entertainment businesses in the world. With his great talent for leadership, boldness and inventiveness, he is the guiding light who leads the team of designers through the creation of all shows. This former street entertainer has used the Cirque to develop international social action programs that target troubled youth. He continues to travel the world looking for new talents and new markets. As a result of his efforts, the meaning of "circus" has been transformed forever.
Updated: 2018-03-26
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