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Order of Canada

Donald B. Rix, C.M., O.B.C., M.D., D.Sc.(Hon.), F.R.C.P.C., LL.D.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
Donald B. Rix, C.M., O.B.C., M.D., D.Sc.(Hon.), F.R.C.P.C., LL.D. C.M. Burnaby
Honour Appointment Investiture
Member of the Order of Canada May 3, 2007 October 10, 2008
Don Rix is a leader in the British Columbia biotechnology and business community. Chairman of the province's largest independent community medical laboratory, he has helped raise the profile of the biotechnology industry through his involvement with the BC Innovation Council. A distinguished philanthropist, he is a steadfast and generous supporter both of research and of the arts, establishing significant endowments and bursaries at several academic institutions. He has also been actively involved with the Vancouver Opera, the Vancouver Art Gallery and Festival Vancouver.
Deceased on November 6, 2009.
Updated: 2009-04-30
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