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Dr. Fergal Nolan awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal

Dr. Fergal Nolan, President and CEO of the Radiation Safety Institute of Canada, has been awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal by His Excellency, the Rt. Hon. David Johnson, Governor General of Canada.

The award recognizes Dr Nolan’s exceptional contribution to protecting Canadians from excessive exposure to radiation in workplaces and communities across Canada.

The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medals were established to commemorate the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s accession to the Throne. They are awarded to recognize and celebrate significant achievements and extraordinary contributions Canadians have made for the benefit of their fellow citizens and their country. The award was presented on July 9, 2012.


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