The Honourable Beverley Busson, C.M., C.O.M., O.B.C.
Blind Bay, British Columbia, Canada
Order of Canada
Member of the Order of Canada
Awarded on: May 11, 2018
Invested on: May 8, 2019
The Honourable Beverley Busson, C.M., C.O.M., O.B.C. North Okanagan Region, British Columbia
Beverley Busson has given a lifetime of service to her country. Renowned for her trailblazing career with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, she was the RCMP’s first female commissioner. Her commitment to the public safety of Canadians extends beyond her 33-year policing career. In her retirement, she has taken on multiple advisory roles in justice and protection initiatives, notably as a member of the Prime Minister’s Advisory Council on National Security and the British Columbia Premier’s Blue Ribbon Panel on Crime Reduction.