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Honorary Degree Recipients

2016

Forty-Nine
Twenty-Fourth*

  • Debra Brown, Doctor of Education
  • Dr. Dawn Lavell-Harvard, Doctor of Education​
  • Jerome Berthelette, Doctor of Letters
  • Paul Cook, Doctor of Letters

​2015​   


Forty-Eight Twen​ty-Third*​

  • ​Edmund Metatawabin, Doctor of Education
  • Graeme Murray, Doctor of Education
  • Tom Hedican, Doctor of Education
  • Commissioner J.V.N (Vince) Hawkes, Doctor of Letters
  • Susan Nelles Pine, Doctor of Letters
  • Dr. Colin Simpson, Doctor of Letters

​2014​

​Forty-Seventh
Twenty-Second*

  • Rush, Doctor of Music
  • Giles Blunt, Doctor of Education
  • Dr. Donald Weaver, Doctor of Letters
  • Dr. Mary Ferguson-Paré, Doctor of Letters
  • Muriel Sawyer, Doctor of Education
  • The Honourable Frances Lankin, Doctor of Education
  • Ron Jamieson, Doctor of Education

2013

Forty-Sixth
Twenty-First*

  • Justice Harry LaForme, Doctor of Education
  • Shelagh Rogers, Doctor of Education
  • Sandy Foster, Doctor of Education
  • Geoff Green, Doctor of Education
  • Craig Oliver, Doctor of Letters

2012

Forty-Fifth
Twentieth *

  • The Right Honourable Paul Martin, Doctor of Education
  • Grand Chief Stan Louttit, Doctor of Education
  • Dr. Roxanne Joyal, Doctor of Letters
  • Dr. Dennis Mock, Doctor of Letters
  • The Honourable William Davis, Doctor of Education (Brantford Campus)

2011

Fall Convocation

  • Dr. John Ralston Saul, Doctor of Letters

2011

Forty-Fourth
Nineteenth*

  • Dr. Alton Bigwin, Doctor of Education
  • Grand Chief Stan Beardy, Doctor of Education
  • Dr. Suzanne Brooks, Doctor of Letters
  • Dr. Charles Pascal, Doctor of Education
  • Dr. Mark Tremblay, Doctor of Letters
  • Dr. David Liddle, Doctor of Education
  • Dr. Priscilla Solomon, Doctor of Letters
  • Dr. Keith Lickers, Doctor of Education (Brantford Campus)

2010

Forty-Third
Eighteenth*

  • National Chief Shawn Atleo, Doctor of Education
  • Dr. Marsha Greenfield, Doctor of Education
  • Dr. Paul Quarrington, Doctor of Letters (posthumously)
  • Dr. Jack Lockhart, Doctor of Education
  • Dr. Michael Harris, Doctor of Letters
  • Dr. Jon Dellandrea, Doctor of Letters

2009

Forty-Second
Seventeenth*

  • Drs. Christine & Christian Fortin, Doctor of Education
  • The Honourable David C. Onley, Doctor of Education
  • Dr. Stephen Lewis, Doctor of Education
  • Dr. Joseph Boyden, Doctor of Letters
  • Grand Council Chief John Beaucage, Doctor of Letters
  • Dr. Roberta Jamieson, Doctor of Education (Brantford Campus)

2008

Forty-First
Sixteenth*

  • Dr. David Booth, Doctor of Education
  • Dr. Eric Schweig, Doctor of Education
  • Dr. David Marshall, Doctor of Education
  • Dr. Maude Barlow, Doctor of Letters
  • Dr. Harry Rosen, Doctor of Letters
  • The Honourable Madam Justice Lorna-Lee Snowie​, Doctor of Letters
  • Dr. Fraser Mustard, Doctor of Education (Brantford Campus)

2007

Fortieth
Fifteenth*

  • Dr. Avis Glaze, Doctor of Education
  • Dr. Kate Pace Lindsay, Doctor of Education
  • Lieut. General Roméo Dallaire, Doctor of Education
  • The Hon. Jean Jacques Blais, Doctor of Letters
  • Dr. Maher Arar and Dr. Monia Mazigh, Doctor of Letters
  • Dr. David Phillips, Doctor of Letters
  • Dr. Robert Rosehart, Doctor of Education

2006

Thirty-Nineth
Fourteenth*

  • The Hon. James K. Bartleman, Doctor of Education
  • Dr. Gwen Boniface, Doctor of Letters
  • Dr. John de Chastelain, Doctor of Education
  • Dr. Jean-Marc Filion, Doctor of Education
  • Dr. Sheila Fraser, Doctor of Letters
  • Dr. Jane Urquhart, Doctor of Letters
  • Dr. Walter Gretzky, Doctor of Education (Brantford Campus)

2005

Thirty-Eighth
Thirteenth*

  • Drs. Craig and Marc Kielburger, Doctor of Education
  • Dr. David Pratt, Doctor of Education
  • Dr. Eva Olsson, Doctor of Education
  • Madame Justice Louise Charron, Doctor of Letters
  • Dr. Desmond Morton, Doctor of Letters

2004

Thirty-Seventh
Twelfth*

  • Dr. Marianna Couchie, Doctor of Education
  • Dr. Gordon Cressy, Doctor of Education
  • Dr. Michael Fullan, Doctor of Education
  • Dr. Hayley Wickenheiser, Doctor of Letters

2003

Thirty-Sixth
Eleventh*

  • Dr. Ed Smith, Doctor of Education
  • Dr. Denise Meehan, Doctor of Education
  • Dr. Michael Budman and Dr. Don Green, Doctor of Letters
  • Dr. Marty Southcott, Doctor of Letters
  • Dr. Kathy Gannon, Doctor of Education

2002

Thirty-Fifth
Tenth*

  • Dr. Peter George, Doctor of Letters
  • Dr. Julie Payette, Doctor of Letters
  • Dr. Anthony Blackbourn, Doctor of Education
  • Dr. Elizabeth Thorn, Doctor of Education
  • Dr. Edward Joseph Kilroy, Doctor of Education
  • Dr. Rex Murphy, Doctor of Education
  • Dr. John C. Follis, Doctor of Education
  • Dr. Bernard J. Shapiro, Doctor of Education

2001

Thirty-Fourth
Ninth*

  • Dr. Dennis Geden, Doctor of Letters
  • The Honourable (Dr.) Margaret Norrie McCain, Doctor of Education
  • Dr. Stuart McLean, Doctor of Education
  • Dr. Allister Richardson, Doctor of Education

2000

Thirty-Third
Eighth*

  • Dr. Lynn Johnston, Doctor of Letters
  • Dr. Ted Hargreaves, Doctor of Education

1999

Thirty-Second
Seventh* 

  • Dr. John (Jack) H. Clark, Doctor of Letters
  • Dr. Carole M. Lafrance, Doctor of Education

1998

Thirty-First 
Sixth*

  • Dr. Doris McCarthy, Doctor of Letters
  • Dr. Frank Dottori, Doctor of Education

1997

Thirtieth
Fifth*

  • Dr. Bette M. Stephenson, Doctor of Letters
  • Dr. Margaret MacDonald Wilson, Doctor of Education

1996

Twenty-Ninth
Fourth*

  • Dr. James Lantalum Lunney, Doctor of Letters
  • Dr. Daphne Odjig, Doctor of Education

1995

Twenty-Eighth
Third*

  • Dr. John R. Hunt, Doctor of Letters
  • Dr. John Russell McCarthy, Doctor of Education

1994

Twenty-Seventh
Second*

  • Dr. Cup Gunning, Doctor of Letters
  • Dr. R.K. (Joe) Miskokomon, Doctor of Education

1993

Twenty-Sixth
First*

  • Dr. Roberto Grosso, Doctor of Letters
  • Dr. Jean Little, Doctor of Education

1992

Twenty-Fifth

  • Dr. Alan Johnson, Doctor of Education
  • Dr. George J. Zytaruk, Doctor of Letters

1991

Twenty-Fourth

  • Dr. Archie MacKinnon, Doctor of Letters

1990

Twenty-Third

  • Dr. Thomas Cummings, Doctor of Letters

1990

Twenty-Third

  • Dr. Robert Richardson, Doctor of Science

1989

Twenty-Second

  • Dr. John Leyerle, Doctor of Letters

1988

Twenty-First

  • Dr. James S. Redpath, Doctor of Letters

1988

Twentieth

  • Dr. Endel Tulving, Doctor of Letters

1987

Eighteenth

  • Dr. Albert Tucker, Doctor of Laws

1986

Seventeenth

  • Dr. Herbert E. Brown, Doctor of Laws

1985

Sixteenth

  • Rev. Theodore Vincent Sobisch, Doctor of Laws

1980

Eleventh

  • Dr. Douglas Pollard, Doctor of Letters

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