Larry Thompson wins national nursing award

Larry Thompson (COMM '97) was one of three nurses awarded the Award of Excellence in Nursing by Health Canada in May 2015. The award recognizes the "dedication, initiative and high standard of excellence" of registered nurses working in Inuit and First Nations communities.  The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health acknowledged the recipients of the annual award. They are provided annually during National Nursing Week to employees who provide nursing services in First Nations and Inuit communities.