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Celebrating stories of Ontarians: Maryka Omatsu, Member of the Order of Ontario

The Lieutenant Governor and Maryka Omatsu at the Order of Ontario Investiture Ceremony, February 2015 This month is Canada’s 20th annual Asian Heritage Month—an occasion to celebrate the culture and contributions of the Asian-Canadian community, and also to reflect. As Judge Maryka Omatsu reminds us, this year there is a special […]

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Celebrating Stories of Ontarians: Roberta Bondar and Art McDonald, Members of the Order of Ontario

The theme of this year’s Earth Day, on April 22, is “Restore Our Earth.” It’s a call for action to bring our environment back to health. We will accomplish this only with innovative thinking and new perspectives, driven by science and by the urgent need for climate action. These are […]

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Celebrating Stories of Ontarians: Ursula Franklin, Member of the Order of Ontario

For over a century, in countries around the world, people have gathered at rallies, marches, and celebrations every March to mark International Women’s Day. This year, the pandemic has stopped us from meeting in person, but we continue to connect in solidarity to share stories of challenges and success in […]