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30 Appointees have been named to Ontario's highest honour

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Wilma Morrison

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"The Order of Ontario recognizes excellence in any field of endeavour. The outstanding achievements of this august group of Ontarians are making a profound difference to the quality of life in our province. Each recipient has gone above and beyond the 'call of duty' and they are inspiring role models for us all," says David C. Onley, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario.

The appointees to Ontario's highest honour were chosen for their contributions to the arts, justice, science, medicine, history, politics, philanthropy, and the environment.

One of the appointees is Wilma Morrison of Niagara region.

Wilma Morrison of Niagara Falls, an educator, historian and lifelong champion of Black Canadian history. She founded the Niagara Black History Association and was a founding member of Central Ontario Network for Black History.

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