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Announcing our Honorary Patron: Her Excellency the Right Honorable Julie Payette
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Announcing our Honorary Patron: Her Excellency the Right Honorable Julie Payette

Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada

The Banting Research Foundation is delighted to announce Her Excellency the Right Honorable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, as our Honorary Patron. The Governor General grants Viceregal Patronage to recognize special contributions to society, and to bring special attention to worthy causes and showcase excellence.

As Canada’s oldest medical research granting charity, The Banting Research Foundation is extremely pleased to gain the support of a Governor General who shares our passion for supporting health and biomedical science and research. Her Excellency has inspired many through her work as an astronaut, engineer, scientific broadcaster, and now Governor General of Canada. She has a strong commitment to science outreach and is renowned for her work in policy development promoting science and technology.

Since 1925, The Banting Research Foundation has invested in the early careers of researchers who demonstrate excellence and creativity in health and biomedical science research. The Board of Directors extends its sincere gratitude to Her Excellency for her patronage as we continue to support Canada’s most promising young researchers.