Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Former Premier, Justice, Hockey Coach Added to the Order of Canada

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Former Premier, Justice, Hockey Coach Added to the Order of Canada

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Binnie, Klein, Quinn join Order of Canada

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OTTAWA - A former Supreme Court justice, a renowned historian, a former premier and a legendary hockey coach are among the latest additions to the Order of Canada.

Ian Binnie, who retired from the high court last year, has been named a companion of the order, its highest rank.

Natalie Zemon Davis, a University of Toronto historian and author of The Return of Martin Guerre, is also named a companion, as is Montreal conductor Yannick Nezet-Seguin.

Former Alberta premier Ralph Klein is named a new officer of the order, along with veteran TV journalist Craig Oliver and Michael Pitfield, a former senator and one-time clerk of the Privy Council.

Pat Quinn, who coached five different NHL teams during a storied career and led Team Canada to an Olympic goal medal in 2002, is also a new officer.

There are 69 new additions to the order and one promotion.

Quebec violinist Angele Dubeau, who was named a member in 1996, is promoted to officer.

Among the other new officers are:

_ Chantal Hebert, a well-known political columnist. …

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