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UCN president, vice-president get queen’s platinum jubilee medals

Commemorating the 70th anniversary of Elizabeth II’s ascension to the throne, the medals recognize the contributions and achievements of recipients.

University College of the North’s president Doug Lauvstad and academic and research vice-president Dan Smith received Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee medals at a ceremony in Winnipeg Sept. 26.

Celebrating the 70th year of the late Elizabeth’s ascension to the throne, platinum jubilee medals honour significant contributions and achievements of recipients with a strong focus on community-mindedness, service and reconciliation.

The ceremony at which Lauvstad and Smith received their medals was hosted by Manitoba Lt.-Gov. Janice Filmon and Premier Heather Stefanson.

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