L’Ordre du Canada est la plus haute récompense du régime canadien de distinctions honorifiques. Des Canadiennes et des Canadiens de tous les milieux de la société ont reçu l’Ordre du Canada. La nature de leurs réalisations est extrêmement variée, mais la façon dont ils ont changé nos vies et le visage de notre pays les unit. La devise de l’Ordre, DESIDERANTES MELIOREM PATRIAM, signifie « ils veulent une patrie meilleure ».
The Order of Canada (French: Ordre du Canada) is a Canadian national order, admission into which is, within the system of orders, decorations, and medals of Canada, the second highest honour for merit. It comes second only to membership in the Order of Merit, which is within the personal gift of Canada's monarch
The Order of Military Merit is a military honour for merit that is, within the Canadian system of honours, the second highest order administered by the Governor General-in-Council, on behalf of the Queen of Canada. Created in 1972 to replace a grouping within the Order of Canada, the three-tiered order was established to recognize members of the Canadian Forces either regular or reserve personnel who have demonstrated dedication and devotion beyond the call of duty.
Micmac Chief 39 Years Ago Margaret LaBillois, Eel River Bar (1998 recipient of the Order of Canada)(Order of New Brunswick recipients 05/08/01) In 1939, Margaret LaBillois became the first resident of Eel River Bar to graduate from high school. In 1982, she graduated from Lakehead University with an Honours Degree in Native Languages.
Coat of Arms of Canada - Motto: A MARI USQUE AD MARE ("From Sea to Sea", taken from Psalm 72: "He shall have dominion from sea to sea"). Annulus behind the shield bears the Motto of the Order of Canada: Desiderantes Meliorem Patriam ("They desire a better country").
Rick Mercer-new appointments to the Order of Canada – Mercer was among the list of its newest members. Congrats Rick!
August-16-1962-Dr-Fances-O-Kelsey-,MSc, MD -Canadian-born US medical-officer-alerted the world about Thalidomide caused birth defects. She receives the Presidential Medal from John F. Kennedy. She was also awarded the Order of Canada at age `102.