Valerie Pringle appointed a Member of the Order of Canada

February 21, 2007 | 4 comments

Congratulations to Valerie Pringle, Chair of the Trans Canada Trail Board and Broadcast Journalist, on her recent appointment to the Order of Canada. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean, Governor General of Canada, announced the latest appointments to the Order on Tuesday, February 20th. The Trans Canada Trail Board and staff are delighted that Ms. Pringle has been recognized for her contribution to the Communications field.


Valerie Pringle

The Order of Canada was established in 1967 to recognize outstanding achievement and service in various fields of human endeavour. It is our country’s highest honour for lifetime achievement. Appointments are made on the recommendation of an advisory council, chaired by the Chief Justice of Canada.

To find out more about the Order of Canada or to view the full list of appointees, please click here.


  • Congratulations Valerie on receiving The Order of Canada. This important recognition of your work in broadcasting and communications must be very gratifying. I remember back in 1994, doing a first Canada AM interview with you on the Trans Canada Trail ,of which I am still a huge supporter and user. My old hockey coach from Winnipeg was an executive at Nexans and an important corporate supporter of The TCT during the Canada Millennium Partnership Program in 2000. Best Wishes for your continued success in communications and with the great Trans Canada Trail. Please say Hi ! to all the great staff at the TTC. Cheers Ken McGrath

    Kenneth McGrath  |  March 7th, 2007 at 1:13 pm

  • What a well deserved award…congratulations.
    Canada AM has never been the same without you.
    I have a great story that I believe you would be interested in hearing about. Please contact me at your earliest convenience.
    Liz Belford

    Liz Belford  |  March 18th, 2007 at 8:47 pm

  • Congratulations Ms. Pringle!

    Please send me an email and I will be pleased to give you a way to raise funds for the TCT

    Murray Levine  |  April 29th, 2007 at 9:30 pm

  • Valerie,

    This makes us proud to be Canadian! Your family must be pleased. Our kids know each other and we met at CCTD a while back. Can you send me an e-mail, I have a question for you about The Trans Canada Trail.

    Many thx, RL

    Bob Lank  |  October 31st, 2007 at 1:40 pm

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