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Hartley T. Richardson

Honorary Doctorate


Hartley T. Richardson

Hartley T. Richardson, C.M., O.M., 
Honorary Doctor of Laws

Hartley T. Richardson, C.M., O.M., receives an Honorary Doctor of Laws for his leadership in business, service to the community, and lifelong commitment to The University of Winnipeg and the citizens of Manitoba and Canada. As President & CEO of James Richardson & Sons, Limited, a private, family-owned corporation involved in the international grain trade and agri-foods business, real estate, oil and gas development, financial services and investments, his leadership is outstanding.

Richardson also initiated one of the most important gifts to UWinnipeg, resulting in the state-of-the-art Richardson College for the Environment and Science Complex, where thousands of students now study, helping to revitalize Winnipeg's inner city. Richardson receives an Honorary Doctor of Laws on Thursday, June 7 at 2:30 pm.