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Noroozi receives prestigious Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers

Published: 17Dec2021

On December 13th at a ceremony hosted by the Canadian Governor General’s Office in Ottawa, Ebrahim (Eby) Noroozi, MSc'78 (Food Science and Agricultural Chemistry), was presented with The Sovereign...

Experts: Inuk leader Mary Simon named Canada's 1st Indigenous governor general

Published: 9Jul2021

Inuk leader Mary Simon has been chosen as the next governor general — the first Indigenous person ever to be appointed as the Queen's representative in Canada. During a news conference at the...

Experts: Julie Payette stepping down as governor general

Published: 1Feb2021

Governor General Julie Payette and her secretary, Assunta di Lorenzo, are resigning after an outside workplace review of Rideau Hall found that the pair presided over a toxic work environment. Last...

Robert Houle (BEd 1975) wins Governor General's Award in Visual and Media Arts

Published: 11Aug2015

Robert Houle (BEd 1975) was a recent winner of the $25,000 Governor General’s Award in Visual and Media Arts. A member of the Sandy Bay First Nation in

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