News Brief

Three Canadian Jews were among the recipients of the Order of Canada at the annual Canada Day lists. They are Edwin A. Goodman, 63, Harry Veiner, 78, and Abby (Abigail) Hoffman. Goodman, is a Queens Counsel and prominent in the. Progressive Conservative Party of Canada. Veiner, was mayor of Medicine Hat, Alberta, for many years. A rancher and businessman, he is also an athlete who has taken part in plowing contests rodeos. Hoffman is a former track star and now director of Sports Canada, a government program directed from Ottawa.