Governor General of Canada

Governor General of Canada

January 31, 2014 18:00 ET

Termination of Appointment to the Order of Canada and Removal from the Queen's Privy Council

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Jan. 31, 2014) - Today, His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, has accepted the recommendation of the Advisory Council for the Order of Canada to terminate Mr. Conrad Black's appointment as an Officer of the Order of Canada.

In addition, the Governor General has also accepted the recommendation from the Prime Minister to remove Mr. Black from The Queen's Privy Council for Canada.

Both decisions are effective immediately.

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