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|October 21, 2012 05:37 PM EDT||
OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 10/21/12 -- The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal was presented to 33 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 Quebec. 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.
Follow GGDavidJohnston and RideauHall on Facebook and Twitter RECIPIENTS' CITATIONS Dr. Frederick Anderman, O.C. Hampstead, Quebec For his significant contributions to the treatment of epilepsy. Michel Biron, C.M. Nicolet, Quebec For his contributions to the economic, community and cultural development of his region by supporting many organizations as well as many local artists. Andre Bisson, O.C. Baie d'Urfe, Quebec For his professional and social involvement with numerous organizations. The Honourable Roch Bolduc, O.C. Quebec, Quebec For his career in Quebec's public service and serving the common good. Paul G. Buissoneau, O.C. Montreal, Quebec For his multiple contributions to the performing arts. The Honourable Claude Castonguay, C.C., O.Q. Verdun, Quebec In recognition of his important contribution to the welfare of Quebec society. Raymond A.J. Chretien, O.C. Montreal, Quebec For his brilliant diplomatic career of nearly forty years. Dr. Richard Leign Cruess, O.C., O.Q. Montreal, Quebec In recognition of his innovations in the field of ethics in medicine. Dr. Sylvia R. Cruess, O.C. Montreal, Quebec For the key role she played in drafting an international code of conduct for physicians. Robert Despres, O.C., G.O.Q. Quebec, Quebec 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. Julien Dufour, C.M., C.Q. La Malbaie, Quebec For his role in the economic and social development of Charlevoix. Marcel E. Dutil, C.M., C.Q. Outremont, Quebec For his involvement in business and community activities. Sheila B. Goldbloom, O.C., C.Q. Montreal, Quebec For her community involvement for more than forty-five years. Dr. Victor Goldbloom, C.C., O.Q. Montreal, Quebec For his work in promoting Canada's linguistic duality. Alex Harvey St-Ferreol, Quebec For his achievements as a cross-country skier on the national and international levels. Laurent Lapierre, C.M. Montreal, Quebec For his contributions in the fields of education and management of the arts. Ricardo Larrivee Ville Lemoyne, Quebec For his involvement with La Tablee des Chefs and his work with underprivileged kids. Ophelia Lazaridis Waterloo, Ontario For her many philanthropic and community contributions. John LeBoutillier, C.M. Montreal, Quebec In recognition of his leadership in business and his community involvement. Alain Lefevre, O.C., C.Q. Montreal, Quebec For his internationally acclaimed talent as a pianist and communicator. Ginette Legendre Levis, Quebec For her talents as an author of stories intended for children with health problems. Margaret Lock, O.C., O.Q. Westmount, Quebec For her groundbreaking research in the field of medical anthropology. Dr. Jonathan Larmonth Meakins, O.C. Montreal, Quebec For his internationally renowned expertise in the field of medical research. Dominique Michel, O.C., C.Q. Montreal, Quebec For her dazzling career in all areas of the entertainment world and her support of the Hopital Maisonneuve-Rosemont Foundation in the establishment of a cancerology centre. Jean-Guy Paquet, C.C., G.O.Q. Quebec, Quebec For his commitment and work in the fields of higher education, research and innovation. Monique Plamondon, C.M. Quebec, Quebec For her contribution to popular education and popular science in various fields. Gino Quilico, O.C. Beaconsfield, Quebec For his many contributions as a celebrated opera singer. Charles Robert Scriver, C.C. Montreal, Quebec 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 Stanke, C.M., C.Q. Montreal, Quebec For his impressive career as an author, producer, journalist and sculptor. Mark A. Wainberg, O.C., O.Q. Montreal, Quebec For his major contributions to the study and treatment of HIV/AIDS. Vincent Warren, C.M. Montreal, Quebec For his legacy to the arts as one of Canada's greatest dance historians.