Bernard Voyer

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Bernard Voyer
Born (1953-03-07) March 7, 1953 (age 66)
Known forexplorer and mountaineer
AwardsOrder of Canada
National Order of Quebec

Bernard Voyer, OC CQ MSM[1] (born March 7, 1953) is a French Canadian explorer and mountaineer.

Born in Rimouski, Quebec, he has skied across Ellesmere Island; travelled to the North Pole in 1994 and South Pole in 1996; climbed Mount Everest in 1999 and Mount Fuji in 2004. He has also completed The Explorers Grand Slam [2].

In 1997, he was made a Knight of the National Order of Quebec. In 2001, he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada. In 2000, he was awarded the Gold Medal of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society.[3] In 2001, he was awarded an honorary PhD in Geography from Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ontario.

Honours[edit]

Ribbon bars of Hon LCol
Bernard Voyer, OC, CQ, MSM

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://gg.ca/gallery.aspx?id=11367
  2. ^ Roy-Sole, Monique. "Gold Medal 2000 Winner - Bernard Voyer". The Royal Canadian Geographical Society. Retrieved 18 April 2016.
  3. ^ "Gold Medal". Royal Canadian Geographical Society.
  4. ^ http://gg.ca/gallery.aspx?id=11367
  5. ^ http://gg.ca/honour.aspx?id=104950&t=13&ln=Voyer
  6. ^ http://gg.ca/gallery.aspx?id=11367
  7. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-03-05. Retrieved 2015-10-07.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  8. ^ http://gg.ca/honour.aspx?id=40471&t=6&ln=Voyer
  9. ^ http://gg.ca/honour.aspx?id=5367&t=12&ln=Voyer
  10. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-03-05. Retrieved 2015-10-07.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)

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