The recipients of the Order of Canada for 2015 have been announced.
Among there are:
- Bob Rae – former NDP premiere of Ontario and Liberal leader
- Lawrence Hill – author of the Book of Negroes
- Graham Greene – Oscar-nominated and Gemini award-winning actor
- Douglas Fregin – RIM co-founder
- Mike Lazaridis – RIM co-founder
- Ophelia Lazaridis – philanthropic work around Waterloo, Ontario
- Don Tapscott – economic and social impact of information technology
- Janet Rossant – chief of research at the Hospital for Sick Children
The award has been handed out to Canadians since 1967.