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Encyclopedia > Alberta Order of Excellence

The Alberta Order of Excellence is the highest award given in the Canadian province of Alberta.


The Order was established in 1979 as the first provincial honour in Canada. No more than 5 people may be granted membership in each year.

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Purpose

Created in 1979, the award is the highest honour the province can give a citizen. According to the Alberta Order of Excellence Act: The object of the Order is to accord recognition to those persons who have rendered service of the greatest distinction and of singular excellence for or on behalf of the residents of Alberta.


Eligibility

Any Canadian citizen who is a current or former resident of Alberta is eligible for nomination.


Recipients

There have been 59 appointments to the Order of Merit since its inception.


2004

  • Alvin Gerald Libin
  • M. Ann McCaig
  • Eric Patrick Newell
  • Bryan Perkins
  • John & Barbara Poole

2003

2002

  • Dr. Steven Aung
  • James. K. Gray
  • John Murrell

2001

  • Louis Armand Desrochers
  • Colonel (ret.) Donald Stewart Ethell

2000

1999

1998

  • Harley N. Hotchkiss
  • June L. Lore
  • Sandy A. Mactaggart
  • Dr. Donald R. Stanley

1997

  • Ian Malcolm Macdonald
  • Arthur Ryan Smith

1996

  • Dr. A. Ernest Pallister
  • Dr. John Snow

1995

  • Dr. Stanley A. Milner
  • Dr. Francis G. Winspear

1994

  • Dr. Helen I. Huston

1993

  • Dr. Thomas B. Banks
  • Dr. Robert B. Church

1992

  • Dr. Howard V. Gimbel

1991

  • Dr. Norbert R. Morgenstern

1990

  • Dr. Joseph H. Shoctor
  • Dr. Raymond Lemieux

1989

1988

  • Dr. Arthur T. Jenkyns
  • Margaret E. Southern

1987

  • Dr. C. Fred Bentley
  • Dr. James H. Gray

1986

  • Dr. John C. Callaghan
  • Leonard K. Haney
  • Herbert T. Hargrave
  • Dr. Esther Robins

1985

  • Dr. David S. R. Leighton
  • Dr. G. Richard A. Rice
  • Dr. Winnifred M. Stewart

1984

1983

  • The Right Honourable C. Joseph Clark
  • Dr. Mary Percy Jackson*
  • Dr. Chester A. Ronning*

1982

  • Dr. J. W. Grant MacEwan
  • Dr. Walter H. Johns

1981

External link

  • http://www.lieutenantgovernor.ab.ca/aoe/




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