Note: The Province has announced that effective January 5, 2022, at 12:01 am, Ontario will be moving to a modified Stage 2 of the Roadmap to Reopen. We receommend calling ahead or checking business websites to confirm their hours of operation and safety protocols. For more information on health recommendations for the Burlington area visit Halton Region Public Health and/or view and subscribe to the Health and Safety Notices page on the City website.

Arthur
Bournes

Professor Emeritus

Arthur N. Bourns was a Professor Emeritus at McMaster University who also served as President of the University from 1972 to 1980. Bourns is best known for the significant research he  conducted in the field of physical organic chemistry and the leadership he offered to both McMaster and the scientific community in Canada. His work led to the development of a national policy in support of basic and applied research. Bourns was made an Officer of the Order of Canada in 1982. He passed away in May 2015.