The Order of Canada recognizes people for their contributions to communities throughout Canada.

Order of Canada bestowed on two USask alumni

Two members of the University of Saskatchewan (USask) community are set to receive one of the country’s highest civilian honours by being appointed to the Order of Canada.

By University Advancement

Two of the newest members into the Order of Canada are from Saskatoon with strong ties to USask, a distinction for their outstanding achievement, dedication to the community and service to Canada.

From left: David Dubé and Gary Gullickson. (Photos:

Gary Gullickson (BEd’61, BA’64)  is a retired Arts and Science professor and one-time head of the music department who has cast a bright light across the campus during his storied career.

David Dubé (BA’85) is a successful businessman in Saskatoon whose commitment to philanthropy has bettered the lives of many in the community.

Those being honoured will receive their medals from Governor General Julie Payette at a later date.

Established in 1967, the Order of Canada is the cornerstone of the Canadian Honours System and recognizes people in all sectors of Canadian society for their contributions to communities throughout Canada.

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