December 11, 2008
Dr. David J. Sweet O.C. will be invested into the Order of Canada and accepting his insignia on Friday, December 12, at 10:30 a.m. (EST) in Ottawa during an Order of Canada investiture ceremony. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Michaelle Jean, Governor General of Canada, will preside over the ceremony at Rideau Hall.
The investiture ceremony will be video recorded by Rogers TV Ottawa and broadcast live on www.gg.ca/. The ceremony will also be rebroadcast on television on Rogers TV and CPAC. For scheduling information please consult www.rogerstv.com/ or www.cpac.ca/.
Read the Governor General of Canada’s media announcement here: www.gg.ca/media/doc.asp?lang=e&DocID=5584
Dr. David J. Sweet has been appointed to Officer of the Order of Canada for enhancing Canada’s reputation as a leader in forensic odontology-the science of victim identification using dental charts and analysis of teeth-and for his contributions as a teacher, researcher and consultant.
Established in 1967, the Order of Canada is the highest honour awarded to Canadian citizens for a lifetime of outstanding achievement, dedication to the community and service to the nation honouring people in all sectors of Canadian society.
The UBC Faculty of Dentistry is honoured to have such an outstanding citizen and devoted scientist as part of its academic community. Dr. Sweet’s passion, proficiency and commitment in the field of Forensic Odontology is extraordinary.
Read the Governor General of Canada’s original announcement here: www.gg.ca/media/doc.asp?lang=e&DocID=5447