Emeritus Professor Barry Wellar is appointed to the Order of Canada

Posted on Monday, July 23, 2018

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The Faculty of Arts would like to congratulate Professor Emeritus Barry Wellar on his exceptional achievement in being inducted into the Order of Canada.

Recognized for his extensive contributions to the development and advancement of the field of geographic information systems in Canada, Barry Wellar has been inducted into the Order of Canada, one of our country’s highest civilian honours. Barry Wellar is amongst 105 new appointments to the Order of Canada, announced earlier this week by Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada. The Order recognizes outstanding achievement, dedication to the community and service to the nation.

Barry Wellar is a Professor Emeritus in the Department of Geography, Environment and Geometrics at the University of Ottawa and will be invited to accept his insignia at a ceremony to be held at a later date.

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