Order of Canada

R. Murray Schafer named a Companion to the Order of Canada

On December 30, 2013, the Governor General of Canada, David Johnston, named a series of new members of the Order of Canada. Among the 90 new appointments to one of Canada's highest civilian honours was composer, music educator, environmentalist and sometime Coach House author R. Murray Schafer.

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Five Good Ideas co-editor Ratna Omidvar appointed to the Order of Canada!

Coach House is proud to congratulate Ratna Omidvar, president of Maytree Canada and co-editor of recent Coach House title Five Good Ideas: Practical Strategies for Non-Profit Success, on her appointment to the Order of Canada!

At the end of 2011, the new members of the Order of Canada were announced, and Ratna Omidvar joined her fellow editor Alan Broadbent, in recognition for her years of social service.

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Stan Bevington appointed to Order of Canada!

Coach House founder and 'head coach' Stan Bevington has been appointed to the Order of Canada!

On July 1 (Canada Day), Michaëlle Jean, Governor General of Canada, announced 60 new appointments to the Order of Canada. Stan Bevington, master printer and literary publishing champion, was among the appointees – a list which also includes hockey legend Wayne Gretzky, theatre artist Robert Lepage, broadcaster Jay Ingram and the man behind the Giller Prize, Jack Rabinovitch, among others.

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