Dr. Leonora Angeles among recipients of the 2018 Civic Merit Award

Dr. Leonora (Nora) Angeles has been named one of the recipients of the 2018 Civic Merit Awards for the City of Vancouver.  Mayor Gregor Robertson, on behalf of City Council, presented the awards to 18 recipients at a ceremony on Oct. 30th.  Dr. Leonora Angeles is recognized for her individual and collaborative efforts around the world in research, education, and capacity-building in community and international development, participatory governance and planning with an emphasis on gender analysis.  The Civic Merit Award recognizes individuals for achievement in a particular field of endeavor, or in recognition of a specific service. City Council must vote unanimously to honour someone with the Civic Merit Award.