Canadian Honours in Recognition of Outstanding Indigenous Leadership

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Canadian Honours in Recognition of Outstanding Indigenous Leadership

Governor General David Johnston presents honours in recognition of outstanding Indigenous leadership to 30 recipients during a ceremony at Rideau Hall. Recipients are recognized with one of the following honours: the Order of Canada, the Meritorious Service Decorations (Civil Division), the Polar Medal, or the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers. Activist Sylvia Maracle, hockey player Jordin Tootoo and musician Gord Downie are among those being honoured. (June 19, 2017)