Six members of the Queen’s community – including a public servant who helped implement the North American Free Trade agreement and the long-time artistic director of the Shaw Festival – are among the new appointments to the Order of Canada.
The former speaker of the Ontario legislature and the creator of an Indigenous charitable foundation focused on reconciliation are two Queen’s alumni who are among the 24 new appointments to the Order of Ontario the province’s highest honour.
A fire chief, a doctor who advocates for financial literacy, and a medical student who hosts free prenatal workshops for homeless and low-income women are among seven members of the Queen’s community named to the 2022 list of Canada’s Most Powerful Women.
The Queen’s community is remembering alumna Margaret Light (Arts'47) as a passionate arts supporter who helped the next generation of Queen’s-trained art conservationists better preserve and restore textiles, paintings, and sculptures.
Just months after launching a chapter aimed at connecting the university’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, two spirit, and other identifying (LGBTQ2S+) students, alumni, faculty, and staff, Stacy Kelly, Artsci’93, says the group is answering an important need in the community.