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Order of Canada

Madeline-Ann Aksich, C.M., M.B.A.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
Madeline-Ann Aksich, C.M., M.B.A. C.M. Beaconsfield
Honour Appointment Investiture
Member of the Order of Canada May 1, 2002 October 30, 2002
Moved by the plight of children traumatized by war and displacement in the former Yugoslavia, she is the founder and the guiding force of the International Children's Institute. She collaborated with experts, as well as with local and international organizations, to develop specialized community-based programs and activities aimed at healing the psychological wounds of the innocent. The Building Bridges and Crossing Bridges programs address the needs of war-affected children in schools and refugee camps, as well as those of immigrant and refugee children in Canadian schools.
Deceased on September 25, 2005.
Updated: 2018-03-26
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