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Fromer Dawson Creek resident named companion to the Order of Canada

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Former Dawson Creek resident Ben Heppner has been named as a companion of the Order of Canada.

The ceremony was headed by Gov. General Michaelle Jean on Tuesday.  A total of 60 new appointments were made including 14 officers and 42 members.
 

Ben is known as a world famous heldentenor and has become the world’s prime Wagnerian singer and many say one of the best in history.
 

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Heppner, 52, was raised in Dawson Creek, studied at UBC, and sang briefly with the Vancouver Chamber Choir.

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