Published on January 10th, 2017 | by Alan Cross0
Question: What Happened to Gord Downie’s Order of Canada?
Last year as part of the outpouring of affection and support for Gord Downie, there was a movement to see him awarded the Order of Canada. A petition at Change.org gathered 75,000 signatures. Yet when the list of recipients for 2017 was released on December 30, Gord’s name was absent.
I know that Gord’s name was put forward–and I can’t see anyone objecting to his nomination–but I’ll admit that I have no idea how the rest of the process works. Can anyone shed any light on why Gord was passed over? Just wonderin’…