Barber given Diamond Jubilee medal

Douglas Barber, past Chair of McMaster’s Board of Governors and distinguished professor-in-residence in the Faculty of Engineering, was presented with the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee medal Monday night at Toronto’s Roy Thomson Hall.

Lieutenant Governor David Onley presented Barber and more than 600 others with the  award, created to mark the 60th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth’s accession to the throne.

The medal also serves to honour the contributions and achievements made by Canadians from all sectors of society.

A number of McMaster alumni were also awarded medals, including past President Peter George, actor Eugene Levy and War Child Canada founder Samantha Nutt.