“The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario and Chancellor of the Order of Ontario, announced 22 new appointments to the 2019 Order of Ontario, the province’s highest honour.

Barbara Croall — Halton

A performer and educator from the Odawa First Nation, Barbara Croall is an acclaimed composer and musician connecting people through music and environmental outdoor education rooted in traditional Anishinaabeg teachings. Her work includes artistic projects with Indigenous youth and Elders in schools, including LGBTQ2. As Founder and Director of ERGO Ensemble, she promotes and fosters emergent composers, women composers, and composers of colour and Indigenous heritage, nationally and internationally.”