Dr. Marcia Rioux Nominated to the Order of Canada

Congratulations to Dr. Marcia Rioux, co-founder and co-director of Disability Rights Promotion International (DRPI) on her nomination to the Order of Canada, one of Canada’s highest civilian honours.

“For her scholarship in the field of social justice and for her advancement of the rights of persons with disabilities.”

The Order of Canada was established in 1967, during Canada’s centennial year, to recognize outstanding achievement, dedication to the community and service to the nation. Over the last 45 years, more than 6 000 people from all sectors of society have been invested into the Order.