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Order of Canada

Congratulations to Pierre Morrissette '64 and Richard Renaud '63 on their recent appointments to the Order of Canada by the Governor General of Canada.

Mr. Morrissette was recognized for his business leadership as head of The Weather Network/MétéoMédia, which provides weather information to millions of Canadians.

Mr. Morrissette has also served as a member of the Advisory Council for the Pierre L. Morrissette Institute for Entrepreneurship at the Ivey Business School at Western University. He is a trustee of the Pierre L. Morrissette Family Foundation and the Mental Wellness Network Foundation. He has also served on numerous industry boards. Mr. Morrissette has been a great supporter of Loyola through the Reaching New Heights Capital Campaign as well as the Loyola High School Foundation Golf Tournament and the Toronto Golf Tournament.

Mr. Renaud was recognized for his philanthropic generosity as founder of the Roasters Foundation and for his leadership within a number of charitable organizations in the Montreal community.

Among the numerous organizations of which Mr. Renaud has been a generous supporter are Centraide, St. Mary’s Hospital, and Concordia University. Concordia has further benefitted from his contribution as director of the Concordia Foundation and his 20 years of service on the Board of Governors.

Loyola High School has also been fortunate to benefit from Mr. Renaud's invaluable energy and generosity. Under his chairmanship, the Reaching New Heights Capital Campaign enabled Loyola to build its academic extension, Bishops' Atrium, and Eric Maclean Centre for the Performing Arts. His generosity, business success and influence have helped elevate philanthropy to a new level in the community. Mr. Renaud was inducted into the Loyola Hall of Merit in 2006.

Order of Canada Appointments as published on the Governor General of Canada's website: https://www.gg.ca/document.aspx?id=16670&lan=eng