Former CAW President Invested as Officer of the Order of Canada

November 5, 2009, 12:16 PM EST


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In a ceremony held at Rideau Hall in Ottawa former CAW National President Buzz Hargrove was invested as an Officer of the Order of Canada on November 5.

The Order of Canada is the country's highest civilian honour and created in 1967 marking Canada's centennial year. The Order recognizes lifetime achievements and dedication of outstanding Canadians, and has invested over 5000 individuals over the past 40 years.

The announcement of Hargrove's appointment to the Order of Canada was first made by Governor General Michaëlle Jean in July 2008. Hargrove was one of 35 Order of Canada recipients who participated in the investiture ceremony.

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