GG05-2018-0105-046
17/04/2018
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

The Governor General presents the Medal for Volunteers to Emma Maria Smith.

In celebration of National Volunteer Week, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, presented the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers to 41 individuals on April 17, 2018 during a ceremony at Rideau Hall.

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La gouverneure générale remet la Médaille pour les bénévoles à Emma Maria Smith.

À l’ occasion de la Semaine de l’action bénévole, Son Excellence la très honorable Julie Payette, gouverneure générale du Canada, a remis la Médaille du souverain pour les bénévoles à 41 individus lors d’une cérémonie à Rideau Hall, le 17 avril 2018.


Credit/Mention de source: Sgt Johanie Maheu, Rideau Hall, OSGG-BSGG

Congratulations to Emma Smith

Occupational Therapist and PhD Student Emma Smith travelled to Ottawa in April to receive the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers from Governor General Julie Payette. This award recognizes volunteers who have made a significant and sustained impact in their community by providing extraordinary help and care. Emma volunteers with Vancouver Adapted Snow Sports, CAOT, the Mainland […]

Congratulations to Flora To-Miles…

Congratulations to Flora To-Miles…

Congratulations to Flora To-Miles, who has won the 2018 Arthritis Health Professions Association (AHPA)-Arthritis Society Grant Competition for her study, The health promoting potential of social and creative activities: An exploratory study of adults with and without inflammatory arthritis.   This grant will contribute to Flora’s PhD dissertation, which examines how social activities—doing things with […]

Fall 2017 Newsletter

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Latest Department Newsletter Out Now

The Spring 2017 issue of our Department Newsletter, OT Lens, is now available. It contains details about: – an upcoming two-day professional development workshop – award-winning research and activities by our faculty and students – recent interviews and dissemination activities – the latest from the Rehabilitation Sciences Online Programs

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Registration Now Open: Advanced Community-based Occupational Therapy: New Perspectives for Practice & Research – An Eco-Social Workshop.
Laura Bulk wins 3M National Student Fellowship

Laura Bulk wins 3M National Student Fellowship

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MSc Student Kamaldeep Gill Wins CIHR Canada Graduate Scholarship – Masters Award

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Professor Catherine Backman receives University of Southampton Diamond Jubilee International Visiting Fellowship

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