MARILYN BROOKS RECIPIENT OF THE ORDER OF ONTARIO FOR 2000
CITATION FOR MARILYN BROOKS, ORDER OF ONTARIO, DECEMBER 12, 2000
For more than 37 years, Marilyn Brooks has been one of Canada’s leading fashion designers. She is always looking for new ways to enhance the exposure of her designs and those of other Canadian designers. In 1988, February 4th was officially
“Marilyn Brooks Day” in Toronto in recognition of her 25 years in the Canadian fashion industry.
As well as mentoring young talent, Ms. Brooks has dedicated countless hours to fundraising efforts for organizations and causes such as AIDS, UNICEF, Parkinson’s and the Cabbagetown Youth Centre. Her efforts have been appreciated and recognized by numerous awards and accolades.