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Order of Canada

Mary Gordon, C.M., B.A.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
Mary Gordon, C.M., B.A. C.M. Toronto
Honour Appointment Investiture
Member of the Order of Canada June 29, 2005 October 6, 2006
Children, parents and educators across Canada and beyond our borders have benefited from the vision, wisdom and commitment of Mary Gordon. A teacher by training, she has pioneered innovative educational programs that promote early childhood development, such as the Parenting and Family Literacy Centres for the Toronto District School Board. As founder and president of Roots of Empathy, she created a program that fosters emotional intelligence and empathy in children, with the goal of reducing aggression and bullying in our schools. She is sought after by organizations throughout the world for her leadership and experience in shaping youth into caring citizens.
Updated: 2018-03-26
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