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Order of recipients to be announced for 2021 in Yukon

Order of Yukon recipients announced for 2021

Key Takeaway:

  • Three Yukoners were inducted into the Order of the Yukon to recognize contributions to arts, medicine, and conservation.
  • Commissioner Bernard announced the names in December. 6.

This week, three Yukoners were inducted into the Order of the Yukon to recognize contributions to arts, medicine, and conservation.

Commissioner Bernard announced the names in December. 6.

Three Yukoners were inducted into the Order of the Yukon. Image: Reuters

Peter Menzies was admitted for his ongoing contributions in areas such as the arts, education, and community-building in Dawson and across the territory.

David Mossop was honored for his work in conservation and environment in the Yukon, including work that led to the peregrine falcon’s recovery in the town.

For his work in the medical field, mentoring and training some surgeons over the years, he was the3rd inductee of 2021.

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The three individuals were chosen among the nominations given to the advisory council and are said to demonstrate “achievement, excellence and outstanding contributions to the Yukon’s social, cultural or economic well-being.”

“I join all Yukoners in congratulating Peter, David, and Dr. Storey on being inducted to the Order of Yukon. I sincerely thank them for their amazing contributions to the development of our territory. They have truly made a difference. Thank you to the advisory council members for their work in selecting the inductees,” said Bernard in a statement.

A video including this year’s inductees will be posted on the Office of the Commissioner of Yukon’s Facebook page on Jan. 1, 2022.

Source-CTV News

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