ACHIEVEMENTS

Honorary Nishga'a Nation Name: “Halaydin Xhlamwit”


Officer of the Order of Canada, 1989


Order of British Columbia, 2004


Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, 2012


Freedom of the City of Vancouver, 1992

-Was a Justice of the Supreme Court of British Columbia from 1971 to 1983

-Northern Frontier, Northern Homeland was the bestselling book ever published by the Government of Canada

-Was an MP of the NDP in 1962-63

-Elected Leader of provincial NDP in 1969 until Dave Barrett took over in 1972

-Elected member of the House of Commons in 1962 at the age of 29 for Vancouver -- Burrard

-Elected to the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia in 1966-69

-Received his Bachelor of Arts in 1955, and his Bachelor of Laws in 1956 from the University of British Columbia