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Governor General of Canada

February 12, 2014 13:30 ET

George Jonas Invested into the Order of Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Feb. 12, 2014) - Today, His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, presented the insignia of Member of the Order of Canada to Mr. George Jonas during a private ceremony in Toronto, Ontario. Mr. Jonas was appointed on November 21, 2013.

George Jonas, C.M.
Toronto, Ontario
Member of the Order of Canada

George Jonas' writing is clever, unafraid and compelling. A journalist who has contributed to such broadsheets as The Daily Telegraph and The Wall Street Journal, he is best known in Canada for his semi-weekly National Post columns. He is also a successful scriptwriter, poet, librettist and novelist. His oeuvre includes everything from Vengeance, a novelized account of an Israeli counterterrorist mission that has inspired two films; to The Jonas Variations, his translation of multilingual poems by 50 different authors.

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