Vancouver music producer/composer David Foster today was elevated from member to officer of the Order of Canada. The Officer Snowflake (right) which has gold edging, gold lettering and a red center Maple Leaf recognizes "a lifetime of achievement and merit of a high degree, especially in service to Canada or to humanity at large"
Foster has worked with John Lennon, George Harrison, Chicago, Lionel Ritchie, Barbara Streisand, Celine Dion, Whitney Houston, Michael Jackson, Destiny's Child, Mariah Carey and Madonna.
He has won 14 Grammy's, 5 Juno's and a Golden Globe Award. He has 42 Grammy nominations, as well as 3 Academy Award nominations for Best Picture.