Honorary Doctorate

Awards and Distinctions


2014 - John and Bonnie Buhler
2014 - Jean Chrétien
2014 - David Moroni
2014 - Robert J. Sawyer
2014 - Chantal Kreviazuk (Special)
2014 - Denis Mukwege (Special)
2014 - Joseph Stern (Special)
2013 - Ani DiFranco (Special)
2013 - Ken Dryden
2013 - Rick Frost
2013 - Ajit Kaur Deol
2013 - George Heshka
2013 - Roméo Dallaire (Special)
2013 - Patrick Desbois (Special)
2012 - David Chartrand
2012 - Bob Kozminski
2012 - Hartley T. Richardson
2012 - Diane McGifford
2011 - Elijah Harper
2011 - Tobasonakwut Kinew
2011 - Justice Murray Sinclair
2011 - William D. Roberts
2011 - Leslie Spillett
2011 - Jonathan F. Fanton
2011 - David A. Golden
2010 - Vic Toews
2010 - Gary Doer
2010 - Josie Hill
2010 - Robert McDonald
2009 - George Ramsay Cook
2009 - Leonard Asper
2009 - H. Sanford Riley
2009 - Donald Treffinger
2009 - Alejandro Toledo (Special)

Past recipients include:

2008 - Pat Broe
2008 - Phil Fontaine
2008 - John Langstaff
2008 - Sharon Hope Irwin
2008 - Mohinder Singh Dhillon
2008 - James A. Richardson
2008 - Victor Yushechenko (Special)
2007 - Otto Klassen
2007 - David Bergen
2007 - William Blakie
2007 - Margaret Bloodworth
2007 - Ruth Krindle
2007 - Dianne Leggatt
2007 - Raymond McFeetors
2007 - Don Newman
2007 - John Roberts
2007 - Harvey Thorleifson
2007 - Steven Schipper
2007 - Joyce Milgaard
2007 - Randall Moffat
2007 - James Eldridge
2006 - Nancy F. Olivieri
2006 - Sister Lesley Sacouman
2006 - Allan Ronald
2006 - Sheila Watt-Cloutier
2006 - Gao Ying
2006 - Dr. Allan Ronald
2005 - Dr. Madeleine K. Albright
2005 - Dr. John C. Polanyi
2005 - Dr. James D. MacDonald
2004 - Dr. Keith Black
2003 - Dr. Philip Weiss
2003 - Dr. Olive Dickason
2003 - Dr. Mary Robinson
2002 - Dr. Wanda Koop, CM
2002 - Dr. David W. Schindler, OC
2001 - Dr. Roberta Lynn Bondar, OC
2001 - Dr. Patricia K. Irwin
2001 - Dr. Abraham J. Arnold, CM
2000 - Dr. William H. Loewen, CM
2000 - Dr. Shirley Loewen
2000 - Dr. Joseph Bova
2000 - Dr. Douglas W. Leatherdale

1990s
1999 - Dr. Harvey L. Secter
1999 - Dr. Arthur Kazumi Miki, CM
1998 - Dr. Thomas Jackson, OC
1998 - Dr. Lloyd Axworthy, PC, OC, OM
1998 - Dr. Bill James Richardson
1997 - Dr. Jessie Lang
1997 - Dr. Gordon A. McKinnon
1996 - Dr. Robert P. Purves
1996 - Dr. Carol Ann Shields, CC, OM
1996 - Dr. Alvin C. Hamilton, QC
1995 - Dr. William D. Valgardson
1995 - Dr. Joseph E. Martin
1995 - Dr. Irving Guttman, CM
1995 - Dr. Fred Ralph C. Penner, CM
1994 - Dr. Ursula Franklin, CC
1994 - Dr. Lorna R. Marsden, CM
1994 - Dr. Antonio Tascona, CM, RCA
1994 - Dr. Anne Wheeler
1993 - Dr. Tomson Highway, OC
1993 - Dr. Peter Herrndorf, OC
1993 - Dr. John Foster Fraser OC
1993 - Dr. Bramwell Tovey, OM
1992 - Dr. Stanley J. McKay
1992 - Dr. Michael E.J. Phelps, OC
1992 - Dr. Marilou McPhedran, CM
1992 - Dr. Leonard Cariou, OM
1992 - Dr. Hugh Clifford Chadderton, CC
1992 - Dr. Georges Erasmus, OC
1992 - Dr. George Johnson, OC
1992 - Dr. Bertha Wilson, CC
1992 - Dr. Alan H. Hanna
1991 - The Honourable Brian Dickson
1991 - Dr. Richard J. Light
1990 - Dr. Remi J. De Roo
1990 - Dr. Ian C. P. Smith
1990 - Dr. George T. Richardson, CM, OM
1990 - Dr. Berenice B. Sisler

1980s
1989 - Dr. John W. Moffat
1989 - Dr. G. Campbell MacLean, CM, QC
1989 - Dr. Arnold G. Rogers
1988 - Dr. Oscar Maurtua de Romana
1988 - Dr. Norman Jewison, CC
1987 - Dr. Virginia G. Berry
1987 - Dr. Vaughan L. Baird, CM QC
1987 - Dr. Oscar Brand
1987 - Dr. Nelson Thibault
1986 - Dr. Rudy H. Wiebe, CM
1986 - Dr. Robert K. Siddall
1986 - Dr. Paul D. K. Fraser, QC
1986 - Dr. Marion Lewis
1986 - Dr. Lois M. Wilson, CC, O. Ont.
1985 - Dr. Zara Nelsova
1985 - Dr. Vincent Leah, OC
1985 - Dr. John Steven Hirsch, OC
1985 - Dr. E. Margaret Fulton, OC
1985 - Dr. Allan E. Gotlieb, CC
1984 - Mr. Robert Finch
1984 - Dr. Thomas C. Douglas
1984 - Dr. Sylvia Ostry, OC
1984 - Dr. Henry Edmison Duckworth, OC
1984 - Dr. D. Bruce Sealey
1983 - The Honourable Samuel Freedman, OC, QC
1983 - Dr. W. John A. Bulman, CM
1983 - Dr. Robert P. Kroetsch, OC
1983 - Dr. J. Larkin Kerwin, CC, FRSC
1983 - Dr. Arnold T. Spohr, CC, OM
1982 - Dr. Theodore P. Schaefer, CM
1982 - Dr. M. Gladys Whitehead
1982 - Dr. John Archibald Carmichael
1982 - Dr. Jack W. Pickersgill, PC
1982 - Dr. George W. Maltby
1982 - Dr. Earl Daniel McIntyre
1981 - Dr. William Norrie, CM, OM, QC
1981 - Dr. Gertrude A. Kent
1981 - Dr. David Friesen, QC
1981 - Dr. Cornelius Jaenen
1981 - Dr. Anthony Theodore Mann
1981 - Rev. Dr. Stanley McKay Sr.
1980 - Rev. Dr. M. John V. Shaver
1980 - Rev. Dr. J. Ralph Donnelly
1980 - Dr. Leo F. Kristjanson
1980 - Dr. Bernard Naylor

1970s
1979 - Sir William S. Stephenson
1979 - Dr. Paul H.T. Thorlakson, CC
1979 - Dr. Michael Ewanchuk
1979 - Dr. John King Gordon
1979 - Dr. H. Bruce Chown, OC
1979 - Dr. Gretta H. Brown
1978 - Dr. T.A.J. Cunnings
1978 - Dr. Margaret E. Prang
1978 - Dr. John A. Armstrong
1978 - Dr. E. Graham Standing
1978 - Dr. Douglas L. Campbell, OC
1977 - The Venerable James R. Brown
1977 - Rev. Dr. Vincent J. Jensen, SJ
1977 - Rev. Dr. I. Marguerite Miller
1977 - Dr. Wilfred Cornell Lockhart
1977 - Dr. Roland Cloutier
1977 - Dr. D. Ralph Campbell
1977 - Dr. Augustus Searle Leach, OC
1976 - The Hon. Gordon M. Churchill
1976 - Rev. Dr. H. Gordon Harland
1976 - Dr. W. John McKeag, OC, OM
1976 - Dr. Frank Milligan
1976 - Dr. Duncan James Jessiman, QC
1975 - The Right Rev. Dr. Wilbur Kenneth Howard
1975 - The Most Rev. Dr. Sigurbjorn Einarsson
1975 - Dr. Thelma B. Forbes
1975 - Dr. Ruston William Lawson
1975 - Dr. Norma Jane Hall
1975 - Dr. Mary Elizabeth Bayer, CM
1975 - Dr. George Woodcock
1975 - Dr. Annie M. Moore
1975 - Dr. Andrew Moore
1974 - Sister M. Berthe Dorais sgm
1974 - Rev. Dr. John Freeman
1974 - Dr. Stephen Juba
1974 - Dr. Saul Simkin
1974 - Dr. Nan Murphy
1974 - Dr. Leo Mol, OC, OM
1974 - Dr. Joseph Zuken, QC
1974 - Dr. Jack M. Scurfield
1974 - Dr. J. Arthur Coulter
1974 - Dr. Henry William Manning
1974 - Dr. Helena Friesen Reimer, CM
1974 - Dr. Gordon Lawson
1974 - Dr. Gerhard Lohrenz
1974 - Dr. Florence Pearce
1974 - Dr. Elswood F. Bole
1974 - Dr. Edwin G. Cass
1974 - Dr. Benjamin Horch
1974 - Dr. B. Scott Bateman
1974 - Dr. Albert Clifford Abbott
1973 - Rev. Dr. Bruce A. Miles
1973 - Dr. Norman F. Cantor
1973 - Dr. Hugh A. Benham
1973 - Dr. Clarence Edward Atchison
1973 - Dr. C. Rhodes Smith
1972 - Dr. William W. Conly
1972 - Dr. Wilhelm Kristjanson
1972 - Dr. Ronald Gibson
1972 - Dr. James M. Taylor
1972 - Dr. George B. Cardinal Flahiff
1972 - Dr. George Aiken
1972 - Dr. Alfred M. Monnin, OC, OM
1971 - Rev. Dr. Allan B. Simpson
1971 - Judge Walter J. Lindal, QC
1971 - Dr. S. Price Rattray
1971 - Dr. Roy F. Wilson
1971 - Dr. Roderick O.A. Hunter, CM
1971 - Dr. John MacLean, QC
1971 - Dr. Ewart H. Morgan
1971 - Dr. Donald F. McIntyre
1970 - Rev. Dr. A. Grant Smith
1970 - Judge Joseph T. Thorson
1970 - Dr. Walter C. MacKenzie
1970 - Dr. T. Bruce Ross
1970 - Dr. John A. MacAulay, CC, QC
1970 - Dr. Harold D. Dalgleish
1970 - Dr. Gustave Gingras, OC
1970 - Dr. Elinore F.E. Black
1970 - Dr. Clarence I. Tillenius, OM
1970 - Dr. Adam Cuthand

1960s
1969 - Rev. Dr. Ernest Peter Johnston
1969 - Dr. Wesley C. Lorimer, OM
1969 - Dr. W. Roger Graham
1969 - Dr. Leland F. S. Ritcey
1969 - Dr. Charles Harkness Forsyth
1969 - Dr. Allan H. Watson
1968 - Dr. Robert K. N. McLean
1968 - Dr. Hugh H. Saunderson
1968 - Dr. Harry C. Ashdown
1968 - Dr. Duff Roblin, PC, CC, OM
1968 - Dr. Donald G. Ray
1967 - Rev. Dr. Harry I. Bowman
1967 - Dr. Wesley Harland
1967 - Dr. Walter John Spence
1966 - Rev. Dr. William Gordon MacLean
1966 - Rev. Dr. Robert Murray Simmons
1966 - Dr. W.A. MacLean
1966 - Dr. James Esek Stewart
1966 - Dr. David Conly
1965 - Dr. Thomas Mayers Badger
1965 - Dr. Russell A. Peden
1965 - Dr. Maurice Baudoux
1965 - Dr. Howard Hewlett Clark
1964 - Rev. Dr. Peter Gordon White
1964 - Rev. Dr. James E. McNeill
1964 - Dr. J. H. Enns
1964 - Dr. J. Alex Stephen
1963 - Rev. Dr. William O. Fennell
1963 - Rev. Dr. Neil Kenneth Campbell
1962 - Dr. Won Yong Kang
1962 - Dr. David Bruce Johnson
1962 - Dr. Cecil Earle Gordon
1961 - Dr. Hartley J. Harland
1961 - Dr. Frank Prescott Fidler
1961 - Dr. Donald Bruce MacDonald

1950s
1959 - Rev. G. Duncan Wilkie
1959 - Rev. Dr. Tom Saunders
1959 - Dr. Douglas B. Sparling
1958 - Dr. Northrop Frye
1958 - Dr. E. G. D. Freeman
1957 - Reverend Dr. George Fraser Dyker
1957 - Rev. Dr. George Wallace McNeill
1957 - Dr. James Porter Browne
1957 - Dr. Fred C. Douglas
1956 - Rev. Dr. Edmund J. Thompson
1956 - Dr. Arthur Lavender
1955 - Rev. Dr. Frank W. MacLean
1955 - Rev. Dr. David R. Patterson
1955 - Dr. George McMillan
1954 - Rev. Dr. William McPherson
1954 - Rev. Dr. Lorne Pierce
1954 - Dr. Stanley R. McLeod
1954 - Dr. Robert W. K. Elliott
1953 - Rev.Dr. Clifford S. Matchett
1953 - Rev. Dr. Valdimar J. Eylands
1953 - Rev. Dr. John E. Bell
1953 - Dr. David Owen
1953 - Dr. Allen R. Huband
1952 - Rev. Dr. Hugh McFarlane
1952 - Dr. Samuel J. B. Parsons
1952 - Dr. J. Richmond Craig
1952 - Dr. F.E. Howley James
1951 - Dr. Homer Lane
1951 - Dr. Harry G. Tuttle
1951 - Dr. Harold A. Frame
1950 - Rev. Dr. Thomas William Bird
1950 - Dr. John James Cowan

1940s
1949 - Rev. Dr. Thomas Neville
1949 - Dr. Robert McKee Frayne
1949 - Dr. John William Ridd
1948 - Rev. Dr. Thomas Burridge Pearson
1948 - Dr. Ernest Marshall Howse
1947 - Dr. James Snarr Watson
1946 - Dr. John Jackson
1946 - Dr. J. Carlyle Parker
1946 - Dr. H. B. Wallace
1946 - Dr. Duncan McRae
1946 - Dr. A. Russell Cragg
1945 - Dr. Henry B. Duckworth
1944 - Rev. Dr. Philip Barker
1944 - Rev. Dr. John L. McInnis
1944 - Mr. Haraldur Sigmar
1943 - Rev. Dr. W. G. Martin
1943 - Dr. S.C. Studd
1943 - Dr. C. H. Best
1942 - Dr. Walter E. Donnelly
1941 - Rev. Dr. G. A. Dyker
1941 - Dr. Gerald S. Bell
1941 - Dr. Edmund Guthrie Perry
1940 - Rev. Dr. Alfred Ernest Whitehouse
1940 - Dr. James Whyte Clarke

1930s
1939 - Rev. Thomas Alex Broadfoot
1938 - Dr. Warren Rothwell
1938 - Dr. Frederick George Stevens
1937 - Dr. Edwin W. Smith
1936 - Dr. Clarkson Brunskill Lawson
1936 - Dr. James Shaver
1936 - Dr. Andrew W. Strachan
1935 - Dr. Benjamin Wilson Allison
1935 - Dr. Andrew Dunn Reid
1933 - Mr. J.E. Lane
1932 - Dr. S.D. Gaudin
1932 - Dr. J.S. Miller
1931 - Rev. Frederick William Kerr
1931 - Dr. Samuel Wilkinson
1930 - Dr. W.S. Reid
1930 - Dr. P.B. Thorton

1920s
1929 - Dr. Duncan M. McLeod
1928 - Dr. G.S. Clendinnen
1927 - Rev. James Sutherland Mackay
1927 - Dr. W. A. Lewis
1927 - Dr. Robert E. McCullagh
1927 - Dr. Oliver Coleman
1926 - Dr. Hugh John Robertson
1926 - Dr. Herbert Moffat Irwin
1926 - Dr. George Laughton
1925 - Dr. John A. Doyle
1925 - Dr. J.W. Melvin
1925 - Dr. Hugh W. Dobson
1925 - Dr. H.J. Keith
1925 - Dr. D.M. Solandt
1925 - Dr. Charles Endicott
1925 - Dr. Alban James Tufts
1924 - Dr. John A. Cormie
1924 - Dr. Jesse H. Arnup
1924 - Dr. J. George Miller
1923 - Dr. Wylie C. Clark
1923 - Dr. Peter Scott
1923 - Dr. James Edward Munro
1922 - Dr. Chas. L. McIrvine
1921 - Dr. H.T. Crossley
1920 - Dr. Clifford Manning

1910s
1919 - Dr. S.R. Laidlaw
1919 - Dr. Hamilton Wigle
1919 - Dr. E. Leslie Pidgeon
1918 - Dr. Thomas Buchanan
1916 - Dr. Murdoch A. MacKinnon
1916 - Dr. John Fletcher McLaughlin
1916 - Dr. James Edward Hughson
1916 - Dr. Charles H. Huestis
1915 - Dr. J.A. Clark
1914 - Dr. M.C. Rumball
1914 - Dr. G.B. Wilson
1913 - Dr. Robert Haddow
1913 - Dr. C.H. Stewart
1912 - Mr. Daniel McIntyre
1912 - Dr. Richard Bowles
1912 - Dr. Peter Strang
1912 - Dr. F.F. Westbrook
1911 - Dr. S.W. Dyde
1911 - Dr. Alexander Hamilton

1900s
1910 - Dr. William L. Armstrong
1910 - Dr. Walter A. Cooke
1910 - Dr. James Endicott
1910 - Dr. J. T. Ferguson
1909 - Dr. J. W. MacMillan
1909 - Dr. Clarence MacKinnon
1907 - Dr. S.C. Murray
1906 - Dr. James Ballantyne
1905 - Dr. John E. Hogg
1904 - Dr. James Farquharson
1903 - Mr. J. A. Carmichael
1901 - Dr. Solomon Cleaver

1890s
1899 - Dr. Leonard Gaetz
1899 - Dr. Andrew Stewart

1880s
1888 - Dr. Robert McDonnell Thomson
1885 - Dr. Roderick George MacBeth