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Jazz percussionist, Archie Alleyne, 79, is photographed in his Toronto home on Dec. 28, 2011. (Fred Lum/The Globe and Mail)
Jazz percussionist, Archie Alleyne, 79, is photographed in his Toronto home on Dec. 28, 2011. (Fred Lum/The Globe and Mail)

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The honour roll: New members of the Order of Canada Add to ...

Retired general Rick Hillier, former prime minister Paul Martin and former diplomat Robert Fowler were among 66 new appointments to the Order of Canada on Friday, but most recipients are not household names. The Globe's Joe Friesen talked to five extraordinary Canadians whose names you may not know, but who have been recognized for their efforts to make Canada a better country.

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