Alex Trebek receives Order of Canada award

Trebek said that he will proudly display his Order of Canada medal along with other awards and trophies in his home. You can also find several of his awards on display in the Alex Trebek Alumni Hall at the U of O.

Brief: Order of Canada recipients named

Wednesday’s new inductions included CBC personalities Rick Mercer and Eleanor Wachtel, actress and filmmaker Sarah Polley, singer-songwriter Chantal Kreviazuk and a collection of the country’s most prevalent jurists, scientists, historians, surgeons and more.

Two U of O profs awarded Order of Canada

University of Ottawa professors Donald McRae and Caroline Andrew joined the ranks of the more than 6,000 people who have been inducted to the Order of Canada, when the Governor General of Canada, David Johnston, announced 95 new appointees at the end of 2014.