Order of Canada Investiture Ceremony

The Governor General of Canada will honour HELP's Founding Director, Dr. Clyde Hertzman at the Order of Canada Investiture Ceremony in Ottawa this week. Clyde's partner, Marcy will be in attendence as well as Clyde's mother, Eileen who will be accepting the award on his behalf.

His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will preside over an Order of Canada investiture ceremony at Rideau Hall, on Friday, November 22, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. The Governor General, who is chancellor and Principal Companion of the Order, will bestow the honour on 20 Members, 17 Officers and 1 Companion.

The Order of Canada was created in 1967, during Canada’s centennial year, to recognize outstanding achievement, dedication to the community and service to the nation. Since its creation, more than 6 000 people from all sectors of society have been invested into the Order.

See the Governer General's website for a schedule of the investiture ceremony, a list of recipients with citations, and a backgrounder on the Order of Canada.