Gov. Gen. David Johnston presided over an Order of Canada investiture ceremony at Rideau Hall Friday.


22 members, 21 officers and one companion received their new honours, including:


Members


- Jazz musician Archibald Alexander Alleyne


- Photographer Hans-Ludwig Blohm


- Volunteer and philanthropist Lawrence Bloomberg


- Former cabinet minister and ambassador Benoît Bouchard


- Cape Breton Magazine and book publisher Ronald Caplan


- Thoracic surgeon Jean Deslauriers


- Musician, broadcaster and cultural promoter Joella Foulds


- Health care educator and innovator John Gilbert


- Litigator and judge Mary Hetherington


- Folk singer/songwriter and literacy advocate Paul Valdemar (Valdy) Horsdal


- Philanthropist and business leader Frederick Hyndman


- Businessman, politician and Acadian/French-language activist Denis Losier


- Poet, novelist and academic Pierre Nepveu


- Food bank founder and anti-poverty activist David Northcott


- Actor and activist Eric Peterson


- Business leader and philanthropist Thomas Stanfield


- Culinary enthusiast and journalist Anita Stewart


- Engineering innovator and philanthropist Donald Taylor


- Actor, director, playright and arts advocate R.H. Thomson


- Academic, feminist and Francophone literature advocate Maïr Verthuy


- Entrepreneur and philanthropist Brett Wilson


- Diabetes researcher and medical professor Bernard Zinman


Officers


- Computational chemistry and molecular photonics researcher André Bandrauk


- Former chief of defence staff and UN military advisor Maurice Baril


- Former Ontario lieutenant governor, diplomat, and aboriginal and mental health advocate James Bartleman


- ALDO founder, AIDS activist and philanthropist Aldo Albert Daniel Bensadoun


- NHL coach Scott Bowman


- Writer and editor Nicole Brossard


- Journalist, editor and columnist Alain Dubuc


- Columnist, author, commentator and documentary-maker Gwynne Dyer


- Former ambassador and diplomat Robert Fowler


- Statistician and professor Donald Fraser


- Spiritual leader, author and theologian Laurence Freeman


- Civil engineer and safety advocate Hugh Arthur Krentz


- Architect and professor Bruce Kuwabara


- Legal scholar and academic administrator Peter MacKinnon


- Playwright, mathematician and volunteer John Mighton


- Litigator and community activist David Scott


- Bioethicist and health policy expert Peter Singer


- eBay founder, philanthropist and film producer Jeffrey Skoll


- Home Depot Canada president and Habitat for Humanity volunteer Annette Verschuren


- Sports broadcaster and volunteer Brian Williams


- Pediatrician and researcher Alvin Zipursky


Companion


- Former prime minister and business leader Paul Martin