Ordre de Montréal Distinction given to Dr. Julie Bruneau

Congratulations to Dr. Julie Bruneau who will be awarded a medal of Ordre de Montréal and be given the title ”Chevalière (Ch.O.M.) on May 15, 2022. She is among the 17 recipients who will receive Montreal’s highest honour, which aims to recognise individuals who have contributed to the city’s development and national and international.

“Montreal is built and evolves thanks to its citizens. Through their actions and involvement, Montreal becomes stronger, more united, more inclusive and more prosperous. We wish to recognise the contribution of these people and celebrate their talent and dedication. The Ordre de Montréal is an opportunity to thank and also to introduce exceptional Montrealers who care about their city and the citizens who live there. It is Montreal’s highest honourary distinction. It is therefore with great pride that I am announcing today the names of the 17 recipients of the Order of Montreal, who will be celebrated on May 15 as part of the Anniversary of Montréal,” said Valérie Plante (original text in French).

In addition to being the scientific director of the CRISM Québec-Atlantic node,  Dr. Bruneau is also professor of Family and Emergency Medicine at the Université de Montréal. She is recognized as a leader in addiction medicine in Canada, and was central in the development of the Opiate Substitution treatment (OST) and Syringe Distribution Program networks in Quebec.

Like every year, the ceremony will be held at Montreal City Hall. Unfortunately, the ceremony will not be open to the public or available to viewing online this year. 

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