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Ivan Eyre was recognized for his contributions to Canadian art as a painter and sculptor

Alumni appointed to Order of Canada

January 5, 2016 — 

Three more University of Manitoba alumni have been invested into the Order of Canada.

The Honourable Lloyd Axworthy, P.C., C.C., O.M. (B.A./61, LL.D./2004), has been promoted to Companion of the Order of Canada for his contributions to international human rights and for his leadership in post-secondary education, particularly in support of Aboriginal students.

The Honourable Richard Scott, O.C., O.M. (B.A./59, LL.B./63, LL.D./2000), has been appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada for his contributions to the administration of justice and for his service to the community.

Ivan Kenneth Eyre, C.M., O.M. (B.F.A./57, LL.D./08), has been appointed as a Member of the Order of Canada for his contributions to Canadian art as a painter and sculptor.

The Order of Canada recognizes people in all sectors of Canadian society for outstanding achievement, dedication to the community and service to the nation. Since 1967, more than 6, 000 people have been invested into the Order.

 

 

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