Past-President Yolande Grisé among 15 Fellows Elected to the Order of Canada

I would like to extend my congratulations to the 15 Fellows who were elected to the Order of Canada earlier this month.  Many of the Society’s most eminent Fellows and supporters have joined the Order, and I am particularly pleased to be able to congratulate Past-President Yolande Grisé and our long-time supporter Sandra Irving in view of their distinguished past service to the Society.  The full list is as follows.

Companion Level

Janet Rossant, University of Toronto

Officer Level

Sandra Black, University of Toronto
Stephen Cook, University of Toronto
Daniel J. Drucker, University of Toronto
Paul D. N. Hébert, University of Guelph
Linda F. Nazar, University of Waterloo
James Thomas Rutka, University of Toronto

Member Level

Josiane Boulad-Ayoub, Université du Québec à Montréal
Jagannath Prasad Das, University of Alberta
Yolande Grisé, Simon Fraser University
Carolyn Hansson, University of Waterloo
Sandra Irving, Irving Oil
Anthony Phillips, the University of British Columbia
Garry L. Rempel, University of Waterloo
Susan Sherwin, Dalhousie University. 

In addition, I am pleased to share that Constance Backhouse, University of Ottawa, President-Elect of Academy II, has been announced as the winner of the 2015 Molson Prize in the Social Sciences and Humanities. The Molson Prize recognizes individuals who have made a substantial and distinguished contribution to the cultural or intellectual heritage of Canada.

Congratulations once again to all recipients. The Society is proud to count you amongst its members.

Graham Bell

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