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Order of Canada

John Robert Colombo, C.M., B.A., D.Litt.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
John Robert Colombo, C.M., B.A., D.Litt. C.M. Toronto
Honour Appointment Investiture
Member of the Order of Canada May 13, 2004 December 10, 2004
Hailed as a national treasure, John Robert Colombo has carved out a unique niche, satisfying Canadians' curiosity, not only about ourselves, but the world around us. A writer and editor, he is also a frequent contributor to a number of major periodicals and daily newspapers. Known by his peers as a "master gatherer," he has compiled a wide array of information, featured in his many books. For over four decades, he has engaged us with his fervent love of Canada. Colombo's
All-Time Great Canadian Quotations and his equally popular reference books have earned him critical acclaim and legions of fans.
Updated: 2018-03-26
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