Armand Frappier: pioneer of preventive medicine

His awards


Companion of the Order of Canada

Companion of the Order of Canada

© Armand-Frappier Museum

October 28, 1969: Dr. Frappier received Canada’s highest decoration: the Companion of the Order of Canada for services rendered to his country and to humanity.

The ribbon of the Companion of the Order of Canada, the country’s highest decoration, was awarded to Dr. Frappier by His Excellency, Roland Michener, Governor General of Canada, on October 28, 1969, for his research in microbiology.