It was 50 years ago this week that the first appointments to the Order were announced.
Canadian author and historian
Christopher McCreery holds a doctorate in Canadian political history from Queen’s University and is the author of more than a dozen books. His two most recent works are Fifty Years Honouring Canadians; The Order of Canada, 1967-2017 (Dundurn Press) and The Order of Canada: Genesis of an Honours System (University of Toronto Press). He is the private secretary to the lieutenant governor of Nova Scotia and a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Canadian Museum of History.
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