Daniel Poliquin

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Daniel Poliquin OC (born December 18, 1953) is a Canadian novelist and translator. He has translated works of many Canadian writers into French, including David Homel, Douglas Glover, and Mordecai Richler. He lives in Ottawa, Ontario. He's Charles Poliquin's brother.

Poliquin and his hometown of Ottawa are the subjects of 1999 documentary film L'écureuil noir (English: The Black Squirrel), directed by Fadel Saleh for the National Film Board of Canada.[1]

He was awarded the Order of Canada with the grade of member and was recently promoted to the grade of officer in 2015.[2]

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  1. ^ Saleh, Fadel. "The Black Squirrel" (French with English subtitles). Online film. National Film Board of Canada. Retrieved 19 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "Order of Canada Appointments". The Governor General of Canada His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston. Governor General of Canada. Retrieved 31 December 2015.