McGill University wishes to congratulate all 74 recipients of the Order of Canada as announced by Governor-General Michaëlle Jean, but especially the 13 honorees who have close ties to the University.

From Nobel prizewinner and alumnus Willard Boyle (Companion) to leading cancer researcher Nahum Sonenberg (Officer) and astronaut and alumna Julie Payette (Officer), McGillians figured prominently in this year’s annual honours list.

Read the complete McGill press release.