32 Canadians are Presented with the Diamond Jubilee Medal at the Citadelle of Québec
*Modified October 21, 2012
October 21, 2012
32 Canadians Honoured During a Presentation Ceremony of the
Diamond Jubilee Medal at the Citadelle of Québec
OTTAWA—The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal was presented to
32 recipients from various walks of life during a presentation ceremony on Sunday, October 21, 2012, at the Residence of the Governor General at the Citadelle of Québec. His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, presided over the ceremony.
The names of the recipients and their short citations are attached. Additional information about the Diamond Jubilee Medal program is available at www.gg.ca/diamondjubilee.
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Dr. Frederick Anderman, O.C.
For his significant contributions to the treatment of epilepsy.
The Honourable Michel Biron, C.M.
For his contributions to the economic, community and cultural development of his region by supporting many organizations as well as many local artists.
André Bisson, O.C.
Baie d’Urfé, Quebec
For his professional and social involvement with numerous organizations.
The Honourable Roch Bolduc, O.C.
For his career in Quebec’s public service and serving the common good.
Paul G. Buissoneau, O.C.
For his multiple contributions to the performing arts.
The Honourable Claude Castonguay, C.C., O.Q.
In recognition of his important contribution to the welfare of Quebec society.
Raymond A.J. Chrétien, O.C.
For his brilliant diplomatic career of nearly forty years.
Dr. Richard Leign Cruess, O.C., O.Q.
In recognition of his innovations in the field of ethics in medicine.
Dr. Sylvia R. Cruess, O.C.
For the key role she played in drafting an international code of conduct for physicians.
Robert Després, O.C., G.O.Q.
For his important contributions to Quebec’s public service.
Jean-Pierre Dubuc, C.M.
Cap Rouge, Quebec
For his innovative contributions in the field of agriculture.
Marcel E. Dutil, C.M., C.Q.
For his involvement in business and community activities.
Sheila B. Goldbloom, O.C., C.Q.
For her community involvement for more than forty-five years.
Dr. Victor Goldbloom, C.C., O.Q.
For his work in promoting Canada's linguistic duality.
For his achievements as a cross-country skier on the national and international levels.
Pierre Harvey, C.M., C.Q.
For his numerous contributions to sports and his Olympic achievements.
Laurent Lapierre, C.M.
For his contributions in the fields of education and management of the arts.
Ville Lemoyne, Quebec
For his involvement with La Tablée des Chefs and his work with underprivileged kids.
John LeBoutillier, C.M.
In recognition of his leadership in business and his community involvement.
Alain Lefèvre, O.C., C.Q.
For his internationally acclaimed talent as a pianist and communicator.
For her talents as an author of stories intended for children with health problems.
Margaret Lock, O.C., O.Q.
For her groundbreaking research in the field of medical anthropology.
Dr. Jonathan Larmonth Meakins, O.C.
For his internationally renowned expertise in the field of medical research.
Dominique Michel, O.C., C.Q.
For her dazzling career in all areas of the entertainment world and her support of the Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont Foundation in the establishment of a cancerology centre.
Jean-Guy Paquet, C.C., G.O.Q.
For his commitment and work in the fields of higher education, research and innovation.
Monique Plamondon, C.M.
For her contribution to popular education and popular science in various fields.
Gino Quilico, O.C.
For his many contributions as a celebrated opera singer.
Charles Robert Scriver, C.C.
For his significant work in the development of human genetics.
The Honourable Raymond C. Setlakwe, C.M.
Thetford Mines, Quebec
For his social involvement in numerous public and volunteer organizations.
Alain Stanké, C.M., C.Q.
For his impressive career as an author, producer, journalist and sculptor.
Mark A. Wainberg, O.C., O.Q.
For his major contributions to the study and treatment of HIV/AIDS.
Vincent Warren, C.M.
For his legacy to the arts as one of Canada’s greatest dance historians.