Canada 150

I am honoured under the role of Senator to have this special opportunity to recognize the contribution that is made to communities in different ways through various organizations that make Montreal and its surrounding area a place we are so proud to call home.

The Senate of Canada 150 Medal is a table medal designed by LCol Carl Gauthier, Director of Honours and Recognition at the Department of National Defence. The Medal celebrates the 150th anniversary of the first sitting of the Senate and must be given to Canadians who are thoroughly involved and have made significant contributions in their communities.


Mrs. Carol Bennette Laws

Mrs. Carol Bennette Laws: In 1996, while assisting the local school secretary Mrs. Laws learned of a family with five children whose father had lost his employment. Mrs. Laws proceeded over the course of six weeks to provide groceries for the ... Full Article

Mr. Roderick Hodgson

Roderick Hodgson: Roderick Hodgson has been a member of the Hudson Legion since 1978 and has volunteered for the Legion in many different roles over the last 3 1/2 decades. He has been instrumental in organizing the D-Day commemoration ceremony ... Full Article

Mr. Angus “Buddy” Goodleaf

Mr. Angus “Buddy” Goodleaf: Mr. Goodleaf has been a member of the Knights of Columbus Kahnawake since 1958. He has, for over 50 years, helped to make the community a better place to live. I can tell you, Buddy, all of your members ... Full Article

Ms. Sandrine Faust

Ms. Sandrine Faust: One cause dear to me is the school dropout problem. While working with the Fondation Réussite Jeunesse, I had the pleasure of meeting someone who shares this passion. In 1995, the alloprof consortium was created by uniting ... Full Article

Mrs. Claudette Davidson

Claudette Davidson: Claudette Davidson has been an exceptional volunteer at the Saint-Anne’s Hospital for Veterans. She has assisted the Hospital Foundation raise funds by organizing book sales and assisted in training student volunteers. Mrs. ... Full Article