Five Canadian Jews Receive New Government Honors
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Five Canadian Jews Receive New Government Honors

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Five Canadian Jews, one of them Lawrence Freiman, of Ottawa, former president of the Canadian Zionist Organization, were on the list of 90 outstanding Canadians to receive the newly-created Government awards of Companion of the Order of Canada and the Medal of Service. The others were H. Carl Goldenberg, Q.C., of Montreal; theatrical director John Hirsch; Mme. Pauline Donalda, opera singer; and Maureen Forrester, contralto, a convert to Judaism.

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