The City of Montreal honoured Gina Cody, MEng 81, PhD 89, pictured with Montreal mayor Valerie Plante, as Chevalière to the Ordre de Montréal. She was also inducted as a fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering.
Tony Loffreda, BComm 85, was appointed to the Senate of Canada by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Loffreda sits as an independent, representing Quebec.
Deepa Mehta, LLD 13, was presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television for her impact on Canada’s entertainment industry.
Nadia Myre, MFA 02, Indigenous artist and assistant professor in the Department of Studio Arts, was named a member of the Ordre des arts et des lettres du Québec. Myre is a member of the Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg Algonquin First Nation and is a major figure in Indigenous contemporary art in Quebec and Canada.
Business leader and Campaign for Concordia co-chair Lino A. Saputo Jr., BA 89, was awarded the marquee prize at the inaugural Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton – John Molson School of Business Person of the Year Awards gala.
The Association of Fundraising Professionals awarded the late L. Jacques Ménard, BComm 67, MBA 70, LLD 06, the Award for Outstanding Philanthropic Commitment. The Molson family — which includes Eric Molson, LLD 06, and Campaign for Concordia co-chair Andrew Molson — received the Award for Outstanding Philanthropist.
Morton Minc, BA, 67, Concordia Jurist-in-Residence, was named officer of the Ordre national du Québec.
Order of Canada
Officers: Graham Fraser, LLD 12; James A. O’Reilly, BA 60; Caroline Ouellette, LLD 19
Companion: Alanis Obomsawin, LLD 93
Members: Hana Gartner, BA 70; Brenda Harris Singer, BA 67; Lynn Zimmer, BA 69