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Order of Canada
Raymond Price, O.C., Ph.D., D.Sc., F.R.S.C., P.Eng.
Kingston, Ontario [Canada]
Officer of the Order of Canada
Awarded on May 8, 2003; Invested on February 20, 2004
For over 40 years, Raymond Price has been enhancing Canada's stature in the international geoscience community. Professor emeritus at Queen's University, he is a world-renowned geologist and authority on the structure and tectonic evolution of Canada's Rocky Mountains. As a former director general of the Geological Survey of Canada, he provided visionary leadership and enhanced the organization's reputation, as well as its involvement in national and international collaborative ventures. In addition, he has served with numerous professional organizations both at home and abroad.