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Prof. Emeritus Dan Ish receives Order of Canada at Rideau Hall investiture ceremony

On Nov. 21, former College of Law dean and Prof. Emeritus Dan Ish, OC, QC, was presented with the honour of Officer of the Order of Canada at an investiture ceremony at Rideau Hall in Ottawa

Daniel Ish has contributed to the advancement of social justice in Canada. Professor Emeritus and former dean of law at the University of Saskatchewan, he is highly regarded for his work as an educator, mediator and arbitrator, notably in the field of labour law. In addition, as Chief Adjudicator of the Indian Residential Schools Adjudication Secretariat, he created a process with integrity that provides a supportive environment for former students of the school system. His efforts have helped bring redress to numerous First Nations individuals and their families.

- Citiation from the Office of the Governor General

The Order of Canada was created in 1967, during Canada’s centennial year, to recognize outstanding achievement, dedication to the community and service to the nation. Since its creation, more than 6,000 people from all sectors of society have been invested into the Order.

Photo: Dan Ish, OC, QC, (left) receives the Order of Canada from the Governor General of Canada His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston. Credit: Sgt Ronald Duchesne, Rideau Hall