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It had been obvious for two years that the honours and awards staff that administer the Order of Canada were rabid in their ambition to remove me, and I publicly referred to their ambitions in this regard as "orgasmic." I learned long ago that honours do not make a man, any more than the withdrawal of honours unmakes one.
Conrad Black has been formally stripped of two of Canada’s highest honours. On Friday, Governor General David Johnston announced
TORONTO - The Federal Court of Appeal has dismissed an application by Conrad Black to personally address an advisory council
Conrad Black was once the world's third biggest newspaper magnate. Then he lost his newspapers and spent three years in an American prison for fraud and obstruction of justice. During that time he wrote a book, A Matter of Principle. Now he's in England flogging the book. Highlight so far is his interview on the BBC TV program Newsnight with acerbic host Jeremy Paxman. Talk about a clash of egos.
TORONTO - Former media baron Conrad Black lost his bid Thursday to make a personal pitch to keep his Order of Canada honour
TORONTO - A lawyer for Conrad Black argues that allowing the former media magnate to make his case in person against being
TORONTO - Conrad Black has a way with words, government lawyers say, and the Order of Canada advisory council is well aware
While he generally supports the Conservative government, Conrad Black said he has problems with a number of key Conservative
Former media baron Conrad Black has gone to Federal Court, seeking to be allowed to give his side of the story in front of
Since the beginning of Black's legal travails there has been a quiet campaign to remove him from the Order of Canada. The Advisory Council finds it acceptable to pursue a wealthy man who had the misfortune to be targetted by U.S. kangaroo prosecutors though it has never moved against the ignominious fraudster and "world's fastest human being," Ben Johnson.