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Order of Canada

Paul Anka, O.C.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
Paul Anka, O.C. O.C. Ottawa
Honour Appointment Investiture
Officer of the Order of Canada October 29, 2004 June 10, 2005
One of the most popular singer-songwriters of our time, Paul Anka began his journey to stardom in Ottawa in the early 1950s. Hits like Diana, Lonely Boy and Puppy Love catapulted him to the top of the charts, an unprecedented achievement for an 18-year-old. He has sold over 60 million records, impressing both his public and peers with his unique blend of talent and ambition. Generous with his time and talent, he promotes a number of charitable causes and fundraising events, including A Night to Remember, in support of the Canadian Liver Foundation. In addition, his commitment to aspiring Canadian performers and composers has been unwavering.
Updated: 2018-03-26
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