John Heaton (jheaton) wrote,
John Heaton

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Ten random things: Reader Request Month, day 21

Ten Companions of the Order of Canada:

  1. Marc Garneau (astronaut)
  2. Oscar Peterson (musician)
  3. Joe Clark (politician)
  4. Pierre Berton (journalist and author)
  5. Eugene Forsey (politician)
  6. Gordon Lightfoot (musician)
  7. Joseph Morris (labor organizer)
  8. Mordecai Richler (author)
  9. Leonard Cohen (musician)
  10. Tommy Douglas (politician)

canadia_bit wanted to see Tommy Douglas mentioned in a list. I came thisclose to posting a list of members of the faculty of the University of Texas-Houston Human Genetics Center, but decided at the last minute to go with a list featuring somebody else with that name.

The Order of Canada, by the way, is Canada's highest civilian honor


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