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Supreme Court Justice Rosalie Abella (BA 1967 UC) Awarded German National Honour

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Rosalie Abella

Germany has given Canadian Supreme Court Justice and UC Alumni of Influence Award winner Rosalie Silberman Abella (BA 1967 UC) a national decoration. The award, given by German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, is known as the Knight Commander's Cross of the Order of Merit (with badge and star).

Abella is the daughter of Holocaust survivors and was born in a displaced persons camp in Stuttgart, Germany. Read more about the honour in The Globe and Mail (paywall) and Abella's illustrious career in UC Magazine.