Two Stratford residents have been named to the Order of Canada.

Governor General David Johnston announced today that Colm Feore and Mary Hofstetter are among this year’s recipients.

Feore is an actor with the Stratford Festival.

He’s been appointed an Officer of the Order “for his contributions as an actor of the stage and screen, notably by bridging Anglophone and Francophone cultures as a fluently bilingual performer.”

Hofstetter was the general manager of the Festival and for a time the president and CEO of The Banff Centre.

She’s been given the honour for “her contributions in remodelling the Banff Centre into one of the leading arts, culture, training and educational institutions in Canada.”