List of Companions of the Order of Canada


List of Companions of the Order of Canada

Companions of the Order of Canada, the highest level of the Order of Canada, have demonstrated the highest degree of merit to Canada and humanity, on the national or international scene. Up to 15 Companions are appointed each year, with a limit of 165 living Companions at any given time. Companions are entitled to use post-nominal: "C.C." As of July 30, 2007, there were 159 living Companions. This list shows all of the Companions, in alphabetical order, both living and deceased.

A

# Aga Khan IV (1936-)
# John Black Aird (1923-1995)
# Pierrette Alarie (1921-)
# Lincoln Alexander (1922-)
# Jean Victor Allard (1913-1996)
# Doris Anderson (1921-2007)
# Louis Applebaum (1918-2000)
# Louise Arbour (1947-)
# Denys Arcand (1941-)
# Edgar Archibald (1885-1968)
# Eric Arthur (1898–1982)
# Kenojuak Ashevak (1927-)
# Margaret Atwood (1939-)

B

# Edwin Baker (1893-1968)
# Charles Band (1889-1968)
# Marius Barbeau (1883–1969)
# Lloyd Barber (1932-)
# Henry J M Barnett (1922-)
# John Bassett (1915–1998)
# Thomas J. Bata (1914-2008)
# Laurent Beaudoin (1938-)
# Jean Beetz (1927–1991)
# Michel Bélanger (1929–1997)
# Jean Béliveau (1931-)
# Robert Edward Bell (1918-1992)
# Agnes Benidickson (1920-2007)
# Avie Bennett (1928-)
# Mario Bernardi (1930-)
# Pierre Berton (1920–2004)
# Claude Bertrand (1917-)
# Charles Best (1899–1978)
# Florence Bird (1908–1998)
# Claude Bissell (1916-2000)
# S. Robert Blair (1929?-)
# Marie Claire Blais (1939-)
# Roger Blais (1926-)
# Jean Sutherland Boggs (1922-)
# Gerald Bouey (1920-2004)
# Boutros Boutros-Ghali (1922-)
# William Boyd (pathologist) (1885–1979)
# John Ross Bradfield (1899-1983)
# François-Philippe Brais (1894-1972)
# Yvette Brind'Amour (1918–1992)
# Ed Broadbent (1936-)
# Bertram Brockhouse (1918–2003)
# Charles Bronfman (1931-)
# Samuel Bronfman (1891-1971)
# Robert Bryce (1910–1997)
# E.L.M. Burns (1897-1985)

C

# Marcel Cadieux (1915-1981)
# Morley Callaghan (1903–1990)
# June Callwood (1924-2007)
# Kim Campbell (1947-)
# Thane A. Campbell (1895-1978)
# Gerald Emmett Carter (1912-2003)
# John Cartwright (1895–1979)
# Thérèse Casgrain (1896–1981)
# Claude Castonguay (1929-)
# Clifford Chadderton (1919-)
# Floyd Chalmers (1898-1993)
# Joan Chalmers (1928-)
# Gretta Chambers (1927-)
# Lionel Chevrier (1903-1987)
# Ludmilla Chiriaeff (1924-1996)
# Brock Chisholm (1896-1971)
# Fernand Choquette (1895-1975)
# Robert Choquette (1905–1991)
# Jean Chrétien (1934-)
# Joe Clark (1939-)
# Howard Clark (1903-1983)
# Adrienne Clarkson (1939-)
# Gilles Cloutier (1928-)
# John Clyne (1902-1989)
# Reuben Cohen (1921-)
# Leonard Cohen (1934-)
# Major James Coldwell (1888–1974)
# Alex Colville (1920-)
# Harold Copp (1915-1998)
# Clément Cormier (1910–1987)
# James Corry (1899-1985)
# Peter Cory (1925-)
# H. S. M. Coxeter (1907-2003)
# Purdy Crawford (1931-)
# Donald Creighton (1902–1979)
# Paul-André Crépeau (1926-)
# Thomas Alexander Crerar (1876–1975)
# Buck Crump (1904–1989)
# E.M. Culliton (1906-1991)
# David Culver (1924-)
# Balfour Currie (1902–1981)

D

# Camille Dagenais (1920-)
# Roy Daniells (1902–1979)
# Pierre Dansereau (1911-)
# Barnett J. Danson (1921-)
# Paul David (1919–1999)
# George Forrester Davidson (1909–1995)
# Robertson Davies (1913-1995)
# William Davis (1929-)
# A. Jean de Grandpré (1921-)
# Louis-Philippe de Grandpré (1917-2008)
# Robert Defries (1889–1975)
# Rock Demers (1933-)
# Jules Deschênes (1923–2000)
# Paul Desmarais (1927-)
# John Deutsch (1911-1976)
# Jacques Dextraze (1919—1993)
# Jack Diamond (Canadian businessman) (1909-2001)
# Brian Dickson (1916–1998)
# Tommy Douglas (1904–1986)
# Charles George Drake (1920–1998)
# Jean Drapeau (1916–1999)
# George Drew (1894-1973)
# Richard Drouin (1932-)
# Arnold Davidson Dunton (1912-1987)
# Pierre Dupuy (Canadian diplomat) (1896—1969)

E

# HM Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother (1900–2002)
# Arthur Erickson (1924-)
# Willard Estey (1919-2002)
# John Robert Evans (1929-)

F

# Ellen Fairclough (1905–2004)
# Marcel Faribault (1908–1972)
# Gérald Fauteux (1900–1980)
# Gérard Filion (1909-2005)
# George Flahiff (1905–1989)
# Ross Flemington (1897-1971)
# Robert Ford (1915–1998)
# Maureen Forrester (1930-)
# Eugene Forsey (1904–1991)
# Claude Fortier (1921–1986)
# Yves Fortier (1935-)
# Charles Foulkes (Canadian) (1903-1969)
# Terry Fox (1958–1981)
# Celia Franca (1921-2007)
# Ruth Frankel (1903?-1989)
# Ursula Franklin (1921-)
# Armand Frappier (1904–1991)
# Rowland Frazee (1921-2007)
# Martin Friedland (1932-)
# Henry Friesen (1934-)
# Leslie Frost (1895-1973)
# Northrop Frye (1912–1991)
# William Fyfe (1927-)

G

# Walter Gage (1922-1978)
# George Alexander Gale (1906-1997)
# Mavis Gallant (1922-)
# Marc Garneau (1949-)
# Stuart Garson (1898-1977)
# Jean Gascon (1920–1988)
# Roger Gaudry (1913–2001)
# William-Henry Gauvin (1913–1994)
# Frank Gehry (1929-)
# Arthur Gelber (1915–1998)
# Gratien Gélinas (1909–1999)
# Pierre Gendron (1916–1984)
# Jacques Genest (1919-)
# Paul Gérin-Lajoie (1920-)
# Reva Gerstein (1917-)
# Paul-Antoine Giguère (1910–1987)
# Gustave Gingras (1918–1996)
# Émile Girardin (1895-1982)
# Roland Giroux (1913?-1991)
# Phil Gold (1936-)
# Victor Goldbloom (1923-)
# Nicholas Goldschmidt (1908-2004)
# Charles D. Gonthier (1928-)
# Donald Gordon (Canadian businessman) (1901-1969)
# Walter L. Gordon (1906–1987)
# Joseph Gosnell Sr. (1936-)
# Allan Gotlieb (1928-)
# Duncan Archibald Graham (1882–1974)
# Alain Grandbois (1900-1975)
# Herb Gray (1931-)
# James Lorne Gray (1913-1987)
# Roger Guindon (1920-)
# Peter Gzowski (1934-2002)

H

# Ian Hacking (1936-)
# Emmett Matthew Hall (1898-1995)
# Francess Halpenny (1919-)
# Rick Hansen (1957-)
# Kenneth Hare (1919–2002)
# Lawren Harris (1885–1970)
# James M. Harrison (1915–1990)
# Evelyn Hart (1956-)
# Václav Havel (1936-)
# Anne Hébert (1916-2000)
# Arnold Heeney (1902-1970)
# Gordon Henderson (1912–1993)
# Martha Henry (1938-)
# Gerhard Herzberg (1904–1999)
# Henry Hicks (1915–1990)
# Lotta Hitschmanova (1909-1990)
# Gerda Hnatyshyn (1935-)
# Ray Hnatyshyn (1934–2002)
# Helen Sawyer Hogg (1905–1993)
# Peter Hogg (1939-)
# William Hutt (1920-2007)

I

# Frank Iacobucci (1937-)
# George Ignatieff (1913-1989)
# Richard M. Ivey (1925-)

J

# A. Y. Jackson (1882-1974)
# Michaëlle Jean (1957-)
# Diamond Jenness (1886–1969)
# Norman Jewison (1926-)
# Raoul Jobin (1906–1974)
# Albert Wesley Johnson (1923-)
# David Lloyd Johnston (1941-)
# Wilfred Judson (1902-1980)

K

# Karen Kain (1951-)
# Yousuf Karsh (1908–2002)
# Hugh Llewellyn Keenleyside (1898-1992)
# Roy Kellock (1893-1975)
# Thomas Worrall Kent (1922-)
# Larkin Kerwin (1924—2004)
# Raymond Klibansky (1905-2005)
# Walter Koerner (1898-1995)
# Arthur Kroeger (1932-2008)

L

# Claire L'Heureux-Dubé (1927-)
# Gérard La Forest (1926-)
# Huguette Labelle (1939-)
# Luc Lacourcière (1910–1989)
# Jean-Daniel Lafond (1944-)
# Phyllis Lambert (1927-)
# Antonio Lamer (1933-)
# Roger Landry (1934-)
# Renaude Lapointe (1912–2002)
# Bora Laskin (1912–1984)
# Margaret Laurence (1926–1987)
# Gerald Le Dain (1924-2007)
# Diana Fowler LeBlanc (1940-)
# Roméo LeBlanc (1927-)
# Charles Leblond (1910-2007)
# Maurice LeClair (1927-)
# Gabrielle Léger (1917-1998)
# Jules Léger (1913–1980)
# Paul-Émile Cardinal Léger (1904-1991)
# Robert Legget (1904–1994)
# Roger Lemelin (1919-1992)
# Jean Paul Lemieux (1904–1990)
# Raymond U. Lemieux (1920–2000)
# Jean Lesage (1912–1980)
# Georges-Henri Lévesque (1903–2000)
# David Lewis (1909-1981)
# Stephen Lewis (1937-)
# Bennett Lewis (1908–1987)
# Gordon Lightfoot (1938-)
# Arthur Lismer (1885–1969)
# Charles Locke (1887-1980)
# Bernard Lonergan (1904-1984)
# Peter Lougheed (1928-)
# Arthur R. M. Lower (1889-1988)

M

# John MacAulay (1895–1978)
# Brian Macdonald (1928-)
# Donald Stovel Macdonald (1932-)
# Flora MacDonald (1926-)
# Ronald St. John Macdonald (1928-)
# James MacDonnell (1884-1973)
# Jack Mackenzie (1888–1984)
# Norman MacKenzie (1894-1986)
# William Archibald Mackintosh (1895-1970)
# Hugh MacLennan (1907-1990)
# Ernest MacMillan (1893–1973)
# H.R. MacMillan (1885-1976)
# Norman John MacMillan (1909-1978)
# Antonine Maillet (1929-)
# John C. Major (1931-)
# Nelson Mandela (1918-)
# Ernest Manning (1908-1996)
# Preston Manning (1942-)
# Jean Marchand (1918–1988)
# Léo Marion (1899–1979)
# Lois Marshall (1924–1997)
# Claire Martin (1914-)
# Goldwyn Arthur Martin (1913-2001)
# Paul Joseph James Martin (1903–1992)
# Jean Martineau (1895?-1985)
# Ronald Martland (1909-1997)
# Vincent Massey (1887–1967)
# Harrison McCain (1927–2004)
# Wallace McCain (1930-)
# Jack McClelland (1922–2004)
# Robert Baird McClure (1900–1991)
# Pauline Mills McGibbon (1910-2001)
# Gordon McGregor (1901-1971)
# William McIntyre (1918-)
# Hector McKinnon (1891?-1981)
# Norman McLaren (1914-1987)
# Samuel McLaughlin (1871-1972)
# Marshall McLuhan (1911-1980)
# John Babbitt McNair (1889–1968)
# John Meisel (1923-)
# Monique Mercure (1930-)
# Norah Evangeline Michener (1901?-1987)
# Roland Michener (1900-1991)
# Albert Millaire (1935-)
# Frank Robert Miller (1908–1997)
# Brenda Milner (1918-)
# H.R. Milner (1889-1975)
# Joni Mitchell (1943-)
# Raymond Moriyama (19??-)
# Mavor Moore (1919-2006)
# Moses Morgan (1917–1995)
# Joseph Morris (1913–1996)
# Brian Mulroney (1939-)
# Robert Mundell (1932-)
# Anne Murray (1945-)
# Donald Walter Gordon Murray (1894–1976)
# Helen Mussallem (1914-)
# Fraser Mustard (1927-)

N

# Hilda Neatby (1904-1975)
# Nathaniel Nemetz (1913-1997)
# Peter C. Newman (1929-)
# John Lang Nichol (1924-)

O

# Huguette Oligny (1922-)
# Betty Oliphant (1918–2004)
# Gordon Osbaldeston (1930-)
# Bernard Ostry (1927-2006)
# Sylvia Ostry (1927-)
# Alphonse Ouimet (1908–1988)
# Leonard Outerbridge (1888–1986)

P

# P. K. Page (1916-)
# Jean Papineau-Couture (1916-2000)
# Jean-Guy Paquet (1938-)
# Alphonse-Marie Parent (1906-1970)
# John Parkin (1922-1988)
# George Randolph Pearkes (1988-1984)
# Lester Bowles Pearson (1897-1972)
# Alfred Pellan (1906-1988)
# Gérard Pelletier (1919-1997)
# Wilfrid Pelletier (1896-1982)
# Wilder Penfield (1891-1976)
# Jean-Luc Pépin (1924-1995)
# Oscar Peterson (1925-2007)
# Laurent Picard (1927-)
# Jack Pickersgill (1905-1997)
# Louis-Philippe Pigeon (1905–1986)
# Gordon Pinsent (1930-)
# Gunther Plaut (1912-)
# Christopher Plummer (1929-)
# John Charles Polanyi (1929-)
# Adrien Pouliot (1896–1980)
# Christopher Pratt (1935-)
# Mary Pratt (1935-)

Q

# Juda Quastel (1899-1987)
# Louis Quilico (1925-2000)

R

# Ivan Rand (1884–1969)
# Louis Rasminsky (1908-1998)
# Hubert Reeves (1932-)
# Louis-Marie Régis (1903–1988)
# Escott Reid (1905-1999)
# Maurice Richard (1921-2000)
# Kathleen M. Richardson
# Mordecai Richler (1931-2001)
# Jean-Paul Riopelle (1923-2002)
# Edgar Ritchie (1916-2002)
# Charles Ritchie (1906-1995)
# Roland Ritchie (1910-1988)
# John Robarts (1917-1982)
# Robert Gordon Robertson (1917-)
# Rocke Robertson (1912-1998)
# Norman Robertson (1904-1968)
# Louis Robichaud (1925-2005)
# John Josiah Robinette (1906-1996)
# Dufferin Roblin (1917-)
# Guy Rocher (1924-)
# Chester Ronning (1894–1984)
# Ghislaine Roquet
# Alfred Rouleau (1915–1985)
# Roger Rousseau (1921-1986)
# Jean-Louis Roux (1923-)
# Gabrielle Roy (1909–1983)
# Maurice Roy (1905-1985)
# Claude Ryan (1925–2004)

# Guy Saint-Pierre (1934-)
# Moshe Safdie (1938-)
# Robert B. Salter (1924-)
# John Ralston Saul (1947-)
# Lucien Saulnier (1916–1989)
# Jeanne Sauvé (1922–1993)
# Maurice Sauvé (1923-1992)
# Edward Schreyer (1935-)
# Lily Schreyer
# Ted Scott (1919-2004)
# Frank Scott (1899-1985)
# Charles Scriver (1930-)
# Joseph Sedgwick (1898-1981)
# Fernand Seguin (1922–1988)
# Hans Selye (1907-1982)
# Mitchell Sharp (1911–2004)
# Robert Fletcher Shaw (1910–2001)
# Carol Shields (1935–2003)
# Louis Siminovitch (1920-)
# Guy Simonds (1903-1974)
# Léopold Simoneau (1916-2006)
# Joey Smallwood (1900–1991)
# Michael Smith (chemist) (1932–2000)
# Michael Snow (1929-)
# Omond Solandt (1909-1993)
# Harry Somers (1925-1999)
# Margaret Southern (1931-)
# Ronald D. Southern
# Wishart Spence (1904-1998)
# John Spinks (1908-1997)
# Arnold Spohr (1927-)
# Graham Spry (1900-1983)
# Louis St. Laurent (1882–1973)
# George F.G. Stanley (1907-2002)
# William Stephenson (1897–1989)
# Maurice Strong (1929-)
# Janine Sutto (1921-)
# David Suzuki (1936-)
# Thomas Symons (1929-)

T

# Robert Taschereau (1896–1970)
# Charles Taylor (1931-)
# Richard E. Taylor (1929-)
# Paul Tellier (1939-)
# Veronica Tennant (1946-)
# Henry Thode (1910-1997)
# Walter Thompson (1889–1970)
# Shirley Thomson (1930-)
# Paul Thorlakson (1895–1989)
# Graham Towers (1897–1975)
# Pierre Trudeau (1919–2000)
# Marcel Trudel (1917-)
# John Napier Turner (1929-)
# William Twaits (1910–1985)

V

# Louis-Albert Vachon (1912-2006)
# Jean Vanier (1928-)
# Pauline Vanier (1898-1991)
# Murray Vaughan (1900?-1986)
# Jon Vickers (1926-)
# Marcel Vincent (?-1992)

W

# Patrick Watson (1929-)
# Ronald Lampman Watts (1929-)
# L. Dana Wilgress (1892-1969)
# Healey Willan (1880-1968)
# Bertha Wilson (1923-2007)
# John Tuzo Wilson (1908-1993)
# Lois Miriam Wilson (1927-)
# Harold Wright (1908-1997)

Y

# Maxwell Yalden (1930-)


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