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Photo of Vice-President (Indigenous) Dr. Catherine Cook. Photo by Thomas Fricke.

Winnipeg Free Press: Catherine Cook wins IPAC Vanier Medal

June 29, 2023 — 

Dr. Catherine Cook has been granted the prestigious 2023 Vanier Medal after 35 years of exceptional service in Indigenous health care and public policy.

“It’s been so encouraging and so exciting over the years to have so many people who are happy, and willing, and able, and passionate about working in the field of Indigenous health,” Cook said Wednesday. “I can’t even imagine, really, doing anything else.”

The annual Vanier Medal, which was created in 1962 by the Institute of Public Administration, is given to an individual who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in the field of public administration.

Read the full story in the Winnipeg Free Press

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