Governor General of Canada

Governor General of Canada

June 24, 2011 13:00 ET

Janet Gardiner Invested Into the Order of Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 24, 2011) - His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, presented the insignia of Member of the Order of Canada to Janet Gardiner, during a private ceremony at Government House in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, on June 23, 2011. Mrs. Gardiner was appointed Member of the Order of Canada on November 4, 2009.

Janet C. Gardiner, C.M.

St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador

Member of the Order of Canada

For more than 50 years, Janet Gardiner has been a significant force in the business and community sectors of Newfoundland and Labrador. An executive with her family company, she became the first female chartered accountant in the province. Her expertise and business acumen have benefited many corporate and educational boards, including those of Fishery Products International and Memorial University of Newfoundland. She has also generously supported community and cultural organizations, including the Tuckamore Festival, the Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra and the Salvation Army. She continues to be a role model for business and community leaders in her province.

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