His Honour The Honourable Frank F. Fagan, C.M., O.N.L.
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
For decades, Frank Fagan has championed the less fortunate in his community. As an influential volunteer and philanthropist in Newfoundland and Labrador, he has supported many initiatives in health care and the arts. He has also been instrumental in the movement to integrate mentally challenged individuals into the workplace and society at large, by promoting skills and training programs that provide them with the opportunity for regular employment in the workplace.
Judy Gingell, C.M.
For more than 40 years, Judy Gingell has promoted and advanced Aboriginal rights and governance in Yukon. As chair of the Council of Yukon First Nations, she was instrumental in self-governance and land claims negotiations with the Government of Canada. She served as Yukon's first Aboriginal commissioner and was renowned for her ability to build bridges between peoples, notably by raising awareness of First Nations culture through the annual Commissioner's Potlatch. As a leader and Elder of the Kwanlin Dun First Nation, she has ensured that First Nations communities are key players in the territorial economy.
Allan Gotlib, C.M.
Allan Gotlib has been a driving force in advancing the chiropractic profession. A chiropractor, professor, journal editor and executive administrator, he has worked diligently to establish effective regulation, inter-professional integration and research excellence. As the director of research programs at the Canadian Chiropractic Association, he expanded the research culture to the university realm, establishing chiropractic research chairs and professorships in major universities across the country. His vision has enhanced opportunities for chiropractors and created more health care options for Canadians.
Michel Goulet, C.M.
Michel Goulet is one of the leading sculptors of his generation. Daring and innovative, he helped to renew public art and has created over 40 permanent works found in Canada and abroad. His sculptures and installations, referencing everyday objects, have also been shown in major exhibitions. He has also distinguished himself as a theatre and opera set designer, and has taught at the University of Ottawa and the Universite du Quebec a Montreal, where he was considered an outstanding educator.
Albert Greer, C.M.
For more than 40 years, Albert Greer has introduced students and audiences to the joy of choral music. In addition to composing music and performing as a soloist, he has directed a long list of choirs, including the Ontario Youth Choir, the Couchiching Young Singers, and the Cellar Singers, a regional choir from the Orillia area. A professor at York University and a strong advocate for Canadian composers, he has been a source of inspiration and encouragement for many young singers.
Dana W. Hanson, C.M.
Fredericton, New Brunswick
Dana Hanson has been an advocate for the medical profession provincially, nationally and internationally. A dermatologist, he has championed physician health and medical ethics as head of many professional associations. As president of the Canadian Medical Association, he was instrumental in establishing the Centre for Physician Health and Well-being, which provides education, research and coordination in this area. He also steered the World Medical Association, providing guidance to physicians internationally on patient rights and medical ethics.
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