Canadian Chamber of Commerce President Receives Order of Canada
We are proud that the head of our chamber network, The Honourable Perrin Beatty, was invested as an Officer of the Order of Canada. Perrin Beatty has contributed to the development of our nation as a politician and corporate leader. Elected to Parliament at 22, he served as a minister of seven major departments, including National Defence and External Affairs. Following his political career, he led the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters, the latter of which he shepherded through a period of significant transition. He was also the former Chancellor of the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. As President & CEO of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce he is a tireless advocate for Canadian business. We offer our most sincere congratulations on behalf of the Medicine Hat & District Chamber of Commerce and all our members!