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25 appointed to the Order of Ontario

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World renowned film director David Cronenberg, hockey legend Paul Henderson, and pediatric neurosurgeon Dr. James Rutka are among 25 extraordinary Ontarians appointed to the Order of Ontario.

The appointees to Ontario’s highest honour were chosen for their contributions to the arts, law, science, medicine, history, politics, and philanthropy.

The Honourable David C. Onley, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, invested the appointees at a ceremony held today at Queen’s Park.

“Our province is richer for the contributions of these distinguished individuals. Through drive and determination they have pushed boundaries and serve as truly outstanding examples for all Ontarians”, said David Onley, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario   Created in 1986, the Order of Ontario, the province’s highest official honour, recognizes the highest level of individual excellence and achievement in any field.