Recipients of Honours

The UBC Emeritus College proudly presents the Recipients of the following Honours since the inception of the College in 2018:

Order of Canada
The Order of Canada is one of our country’s highest civilian honours. Its Companions, Officers and Members take to heart the motto of the Order: DESIDERANTES MELIOREM PATRIAM ("They desire a better country"). Created in 1967, the Order of Canada recognizes outstanding achievement, dedication to the community and service to the nation. More than 7,000 people from all sectors of society have been invested into the Order. Those who bear the Order’s iconic snowflake insignia have changed our nation’s measure of success and, through the sum of their accomplishments, have helped us build a better Canada. 

Order of Canada Recipients 

Order of BC
Since its inception, British Columbians have been appointed to the Order from all regions of the province, and in numbers generally proportionate to a region’s population. The Order was established by statute on April 21, 1989, to recognize those persons who have served with the greatest distinction and excelled in any field of endeavour benefiting the people of the Province or elsewhere. The Order represents the highest form of recognition the Province can extend to its citizens.  The Order will be bestowed on the most outstanding British Columbians possessing the above qualifications annually. 

Order of British Columbia Recipients

Did we miss you or anyone you know, please send us an email at communications@emerituscollege.ubc.ca

The UBC Emeritus College proudly presents the Recipients of the following Honours since the inception of the College in 2018:

Order of Canada
The Order of Canada is one of our country’s highest civilian honours. Its Companions, Officers and Members take to heart the motto of the Order: DESIDERANTES MELIOREM PATRIAM ("They desire a better country"). Created in 1967, the Order of Canada recognizes outstanding achievement, dedication to the community and service to the nation. More than 7,000 people from all sectors of society have been invested into the Order. Those who bear the Order’s iconic snowflake insignia have changed our nation’s measure of success and, through the sum of their accomplishments, have helped us build a better Canada. 

Order of Canada Recipients 

Order of BC
Since its inception, British Columbians have been appointed to the Order from all regions of the province, and in numbers generally proportionate to a region’s population. The Order was established by statute on April 21, 1989, to recognize those persons who have served with the greatest distinction and excelled in any field of endeavour benefiting the people of the Province or elsewhere. The Order represents the highest form of recognition the Province can extend to its citizens.  The Order will be bestowed on the most outstanding British Columbians possessing the above qualifications annually. 

Order of British Columbia Recipients

Did we miss you or anyone you know, please send us an email at communications@emerituscollege.ubc.ca


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