Jeanne Wolfe named to Order of Canada

Posted on Thursday, July 9, 2009

McGill Professor Emerita Jeanne M. Wolfe was one of 60 new appointments named to the Order of Canada, announced by Governor General Michaëlle Jean on July 1.

Wolfe, Director of McGill’s School of Urban Planning from 1988 to 1999, was awarded the designation of Member of the Order of Canada  “For her contributions as a leading scholar and mentor in the field of urban planning in Canada and abroad.”

An Emeritus member of  Quebec’s Ordre des urbanistes, Wolfe was awarded the Ordre’s highest honour, the Prix Jean-Claude La Haye, in 2004. In 2007, she was presented with the President’s Award by the Canadian Institute of Planners for her outstanding lifetime commitment to professional planning within Canada and internationally.

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