By CRM Staff
Toronto, Ontario – July 4, 2018 — President and chief executive officer of Ideal Supply, Tim MacDonald, will receive the country’s highest honour when he is recognized with the Order of Canada.
According to a press release from Rideau Hall, Macdonald is being recognized with the honour “for his leadership in business and community initiatives in south-western Ontario, which have contributed to the economic and social vitality of the region.”
MacDonald was also partly responsible for finding one of the Franklin Expeditions lost ships, as co-founder of the Research Foundation.
MacDonald will be recognized as a member of Canada with the designation of C.M. after his name. This is one of three levels under the order, with Macdonald’s designation recognizing contributions at a region level.
On top of being honoured with the order of Canada, MacDonald was also recognized with the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee medal.
He will be one of 105 new appointments to the Order of Canada, a ceremony that will be held at a later date.