Congratulations to Peter Warrian (Senior Research Fellow, Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy), who was named a Member of the Order of Canada. The latest list of Order of Canada appointments and promotions was announced last Friday by Governor General Julie Payette.
Formerly Research Director of the United Steelworkers of America and Chief Economist of the Province of Ontario, Dr. Warrian taught public sector labour relations for many years at the Centre, including IRE 1625 Contemporary Issues in Public Sector Labor-Management Relations and IRE 1635 Process of Negotiation. He also created the CIRHR's Peter Warrian Graduate Award.
In 2001, Warrian delivered the 19th Sefton Lecture, “Can’t Get There from Here: Old/New Unions in an New/Old Economy.”
From the U of T Alumni news feature:
Peter Warrian of the Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy was named a Member of the Order in recognition of his expertise as a lead researcher in the Canadian steel industry, and for his philanthropic contributions to international health issues. Warrian has donated in support of the Christianity and the Arts course at St. Michael’s College, the Canadian Studies Interdisciplinary Prize and the Peter Warrian Graduate Award.