Ronald Wonnacott Invested into the Order of Canada

OTTAWA, Oct. 3, 2016 /CNW/ - Today, on behalf of His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, Her Honour the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, presented the insignia of Officer of the Order of Canada to Ronald Wonnacott. The private ceremony took place at Western University in London, Ontario. Mr. Wonnacott was appointed on May 12, 2016. 

Ronald J. Wonnacott, O.C.
London, Ontario
Officer of the Order of Canada

Ronald Wonnacott has made foundational contributions to international trade theory and to Canadian trade policy. Over four decades, as a professor of economics at Western University, he was an influential analyst of the major trade developments and issues facing the nation. He is credited with offering key insight into the potential effect of free trade, including identifying how Canada could successfully compete within larger markets. His writings on this subject, as well as on issues such as foreign investment and automotive production, have helped shape our country's perspective on trade.

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SOURCE Governor General of Canada

For further information: Media information: Emily Keogh, Rideau Hall Press Office, 613-993-2569, emily.keogh@gg.ca


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