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Order of Canada

William L. Lyall, C.M.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
William L. Lyall, C.M. C.M. Cambridge Bay
Honour Appointment Investiture
Member of the Order of Canada May 8, 2003 February 20, 2004
He has championed Inuit business initiatives to create and expand economic development in northern communities. William Lyall is the founding president of Arctic Co-operatives Limited (ACL), a federation that includes Inuit, Dene and Metis co-operatives from all regions of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut. Under his guidance, ACL has become one of the largest federations of independent community-owned aboriginal businesses in North America. He has also served as vice-chairman of the Nunavut Implementation Commission, as well as on several community boards and committees.
Updated: 2018-03-26
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