Westonian gets Order of Canada

Raine Maida, the lead singer of Our Lady Peace and an anti-war activist, has been appointed to the Order of Canada. Maida was born in Weston in 1970.

“I was absolutely in shock,” Mr. Maida said of his reaction to hearing about the award. “I kind of feel we’re not distinguished enough or maybe we’re too young. Maybe it’s the Canadian in us, the humility factor, but it just seems a little surreal.”

Maida was appointed to the Order with his wife, Chantal Kreviazuk, also a well known singer-songwriter.

 

Author: Adam Norman

I am raising my two children in Weston.