The Order of Ontario is the most prestigious official honour in the province of Ontario. Created in 1986, the civilian order is intended to honour current or former Ontario residents for conspicuous achievements in any field.
The Government of Ontario’s press release describes Mr. Caza as follows:
Ronald F. Caza, Ottawa – lawyer and ardent defender of Francophone linguistic rights
He has championed the preservation of French language and culture in Ontario, successfully arguing before the highest courts against attempts to eliminate or undermine essential institutions.
The complete list of appointees can be found here: https://news.ontario.ca/mci/en/2016/12/the-2016-appointees-to-the-order-of-ontario.html.
Congratulations to Ron and all of the other appointees!