Honorary Degree Recipients

2017 Fifty
Twenty-Fifth*
  • ​​​Tom Jenkins, Doctor of Letters
  • Clint Malarchuk, Doctor of Letters
  • Dr. Lynnette Leeseberg Stamler, Doctor of Letters​
  • Jeannette Corbiere Lavell, Doctor of Education
  • Roy Slack, Doctor of Education

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
Twenty-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​​

* As a chartered University​​