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Honorary Degrees

Honorary Degrees

Honorary Doctorate Recipients

2019

  • Cindy Blackstock

  • Bernard Poulin

  • Denise Truax

  • Terry MacGibbon

  • Ned Goodman

 

2018

  • Nicole Boivin

  • Arthur B. McDonald

 

2017

  • Louise Picard, Letters

  • Perry Dellelce, Laws

  • Rita G. Corbiere, Laws

  • Marianne McKenna, Laws

 

2016

  • The Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin, Laws

  • Mark Cutifani, Laws

  • Suzanne Tessier, Laws

  • André Picard, Letters

  • Charles Pascal, Laws

  • Joseph Roberts, Letters

  • Antoni Cimolino, Letters

  • Rick Bartolucci, Laws

 

2015

  • Craig Kielburger, Laws

  • Susan Aglukark, Letters

  • Jean-Marc Aubin, Laws

  • Marguerite Andersen, Letters

  • Peter Crossgrove, Laws

  • Douglas Cardinal, Laws

 

2014

  • The Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean, Laws

  • Bruce Cockburn, Letters 

  • Blaine Nicholls, Laws

  • Masha Krupp, Letters 

 

2013

  • Janice Laking, Laws

  • Arnold Aberman, Laws

  • Ronald F. Caza, Laws

  • James Marchbank, Laws

  • Ron and Nancy Clark, Laws

 

2012

  • Robert Deluce, Laws

  • Meagen McGrath, Laws

  • Steve Paikin, Letters

  • René Fontaine, Laws

 

2011

  • Frank Stronach, Business Administration

  • Gaétan Gervais, Letters

  • Patricia Hennessy, Laws

 

2010

  • Roméo Dallaire, Laws

  • Richard Malette, Laws

  • Gino St-Jean, Laws

  • Ted Szilva, Laws

 

2009

  • David Dodge, Laws

  • Bruce Ferguson, Letters

  • Raymond Kinoshameg, Laws

  • Felix Lopes Sr., Laws

  • James Orbinski, Sciences

  • Lorraine Petzold, Laws

 

2008

  • Lisa Balfour Bowen, Letters

  • Leland Bell, Letters

  • Herménégilde Chiasson, Letters

  • Ken Derrett, Sports Administration

  • Ron Francis, Laws

  • Silken Laumann, Laws

  • Robert Paquette, Letters

  • David Suzuki, Sciences

 

2007

  • Pierre Bélanger, Laws

  • Minnijean Brown Trickey, Laws

  • Steven Jeromy Carriere, Sciences

  • John Cunningham, Sciences

  • Bruce Mau, Letters

  • Robert Sawyer, Letters

  • Maureen Kempston Darkes, Business Administration

  • Robert McDonald, Letters

 

2006

  • Dyane Adam, Letters

  • Louise Charron, Laws

  • John Daniel, Laws

  • Robert Dickson, Letters

  • Frederick Griffith, Letters

  • Stephen Lewis, Laws

  • Linda Lundström, Business Administration

  • Michael Roach, Business Administration

  • Homer Seguin, Laws

 

2005

  • Michael Atkins, Letters

  • John Gammon Laws

  • Ronnie Hawkins, Letters

  • Gisèle Lalonde, Laws

  • Roy MacGregor, Letters

  • David Paciocco, Laws

  • Richard Pound, Sports Administration

 

2004

  • James Bartleman, Laws

  • Yadh Ben Achour, Letters

  • Kaireen Crichton, Laws

  • Tomson Highway, Letters

  • Nancy Ruth, Laws

  • Laura Sky, Letters

  • Fernand Ouellet, Letters

 

2003

  • Hédi Bouraoui, Letters

  • Aline Chrétien, Laws

  • Pierre M. Gagnon, Business Administration

  • Kathy Gannon, Letters

  • Frank G. Paci, Letters

  • Jean-Roch Pelletier, Laws

  • John Ralston Saul, Letters

 

2002

  • Allan Beattie, Laws

  • Jean-Marc Dalpé, Letters

  • George Ewan, Sciences

  • Rick Mercer, Letters

  • Ted Nolan, Laws

  • Alan W. Pope, Laws

  • Dorothy Pringle, Sciences

 

2001

  • Margaret Eleanor Atwood, Letters

  • Tony Bates, Letters

  • Patrice Desbiens, Letters

  • Patrick Le Sage, Laws

  • Genevra Richards, Laws

  • Bernard Voyer, Letters (Geography)

  • James Duncan Wallace, Business Administration

 

2000

  • Olive Patricia Dickason, Laws

  • Judy Feld Carr, Laws

  • Bernard Grandmaître, Laws

  • Penny Hartin, Laws

  • Floyd Laughren, Laws

  • Liza Mosher, Laws

  • Anthony J. Naldrett, Sciences

  • Pierre Patry, Letters

  • Ernie Schroeder, Laws

  • Noble Villeneuve, Laws

1999 

  • Louise Arbour, Laws

  • Denis F. Cheff, Business Administration

  • Claire Dimock, Business Administration

  • Nicholas Goldschmidt, Letters

  • Guy A. Goulard, Laws

  • Spyros Loukidelis, Laws

  • Donald Obonsawin, Letters

 

1998

  • John I. Clark, Sciences

  • Morris Duhaime, Sciences

  • Hélène Gravel, Letters

  • Tom Jackson, Letters

  • Gérald Janneteau, Letters

  • Basil H. Johnston, Laws

 

1997

  • Michael Cowpland, Business Administration

  • Kenneth Danby, Fine Arts

  • Thomas M. Davies, Business Administration

  • Raymond Davis, Sciences

  • Gordon Gray, Business Administration

  • William Johnson, Letters

  • Guy Lemieux, Education

  • Alma Ricard, Business Administration

 

1996

  • Alex Baumann, Physical Education

  • Michel Chrétien, Sciences

  • Judy Erola, Laws

  • Frank Pickard, Business Administration

  • Wan Pu, Sciences

  • Alan Querney, Business Administration

 

1995

  • Shirley Cheechoo, Letters

  • Blake Debassige, Laws

  • Umberto Eco, Letters

  • Joan Newman Kuyek, Social Work

  • John Charles Polanyi, Sciences

  • Marie-P. Poulin, Laws

  • Michael D. Sopko, Business Administration

 

1994

  • Reginald W. Bibby, Letters

  • Robert R. Carmichael, Letters

  • Leo W. Gerard, Letters

  • Laurent Larouche, Letters

  • Ruth McCuaig, Laws

  • Madeleine Parent, Laws

 

1993

  • Pierre Dansereau, Sciences

  • Normand Forest, Laws

  • Ursula Franklin, Sciences

  • L. David Johnston, Law

  • André Lacroix, Laws

  • Mary Stefura, Laws

 

1992

  • Tom Angus, Sciences

  • Margaret R. Borley, Laws

  • Mary Lou Fox Radulovich, Laws

  • Alan J. Johnson, Education

  • Oliver J. Jones, Music

  • Tak Wah Mak, Sciences

  • J. Arthur Pharand, Business Administration

  • George J. Zytaruk, Letters

 

1991

  • Roberta Bondar, Sciences

  • Marie-Josée Drouin, Laws

  • Gerry M. (Jr.) Lougheed, Laws

  • Archie MacKinnon, Letters

  • Stanley G. Mullins, Letters

 

1990

  • Margaret Beckman, Letters

  • Richard Miles Blackwell, Letters

  • Thomas Cummings, Letters

  • Jean-Noël Desmarais, Sciences

  • Robert C. Desmarais, Laws

  • Yves Guérard, Letters

  • Thomas L. Hennessy, Letters

  • William R. Kinsella, Letters

  • Robert J. Richardson, Sciences

  • Marianne Scott, Letters

  • Fred S. Sheridan, Letters

  • Morley Torgov, Letters

1989

  • Molly R. Hancock, Social Work

  • John Frank Leyerle, Letters

  • Daniel E. (Sr.) Pine, Laws

  • Alec D. Thorpe, Sciences

 

1988

  • Monique Bégin, Laws

  • Rosalie Bertell, Laws

  • Lise Bissonnette, Letters

  • Anne Hébert, Letters

  • James S. Redpath, Letters

  • H. Robert H. Stinson, Laws

  • Endel Tulving, Letters

  • Ossian E. Walli, Sciences

 

1987

  • Robert M. Bateman, Laws

  • Kenneth A. Brynaert, Laws

  • Claude Castonguay, Laws

  • Margaret Benjafield Dow, Laws

  • James E. MacDonald, Letters

  • F. Baxter Ricard, Laws

  • Jeanne Sauvé, Laws

  • Albert V. Tucker, Letters

 

1986

  • Herbert E. Brown, Laws

  • R.G. Brian Dickson, Laws

  • Paul-Émile Filion, Letters

  • James Grassby, Laws

  • Paul Lacombe, Sciences

  • (Ontario) Terry Mancini, Laws

  • Benoit R. Mandelbrot, Sciences

  • Edward Newbery, Laws

  • Arthur Solomon, Laws

  • Patterson Webster, Letters

 

1985

  • Robert Campeau, Business Administration

  • Chris Doherty, Laws

  • Don L. James, Laws

  • Nigel M. Kensit, Law

  • Anton Kuerti, Music

  • J. W. McNutt, Laws

  • Robert Perras, Laws

  • Alibert St-Aubin, Laws

 

1984

  • Dalton J. Caswell, Laws

  • Marsh A. Cooper, Laws

  • Germain Lemieux, Letters

  • Walter F. Light, Sciences

  • Hugh P. MacMillan, Letters

  • Davidson S.H.W. Nicol, Sciences

 

1983

  • Walter Curlook, Sciences

  • Clifford Fielding, Sciences

  • Gérard Gardner, Sciences

  • Conrad Lavigne, Laws

  • John C. MacIsaac, Sciences

  • William B. Plaunt, Laws

  • Maurice Saulnier, Letters

  • Mary Whelan, Laws

 

1982

  • The Right Honourable Jean J. Chrétien, Laws

  • Paul Desmarais, Laws

  • Grace Hartman Grout Mead, Laws

  • Daphne Odjig, Letters

  • Edward R. Schreyer, Laws

  • Yvan Trevor Wheale, Laws

  • William C. Winegard, Laws

 

1981

  • Amintore Fanfani, Laws

  • Barbara Frum, Letters

  • Walter L. Gordon, Letters

  • James A. Jerome, Laws

  • Antonine Maillet, Letters

 

1980  

  • Jean-François Hamelin, Letters

  • James R. Kidd, Letters

  • John T. Koski, Laws

  • Stephen B. Roman, Laws

  • Kenneth D. Taylor, Laws

1979

  • John Barker, Laws

  • Roy Bonisteel, Letters

  • J. Maurice S. Careless, Letters

  • Jean-Paul Drolet, Sciences

  • Herman S. Johannsen, Laws

  • Thomas H. Peters, Sciences

  • Douglas Pollard, Letters

 

1978

  • René Brunelle, Laws

  • Robert H. Carlin, Laws

  • Margaret Orange, Laws

  • Norman H. Wadge, Laws

  • Tuzo Wilson, Sciences

  • Paul Wyczynski, Letters

 

1977

  • John W. Beaver, Laws

  • Luc Lacourcière, Letters

  • W. Bennett Lewis, Sciences

  • Sylvia Ostry, Letters

  • Alma Reid, Laws

  • Murray G. Ross, Laws

  • Thomas Symons, Laws

 

1976

  • Harry W. Bain, Letters

  • Jean-Noël Sr. Desmarais, Laws

  • Roger Lemelin, Letters

  • J. Dean Muncaster, Laws

 

1974  

  • Wallace E. Lambert, Letters

  • Grace MacInnis, Laws

  • René Marin, Laws

 

1973

  • Donald J. LeRoy, Sciences

  • J. d’Auteuil Richard, Letters

  • Keith Spicer, Laws

 

1972

  • Mario Bernardi, Music

  • Jean-Éthier Blais, Letters

  • Walter Currie, Laws

 

1971  

  • Rhéal Belisle, Laws

  • Harold Bennett, Letters

  • Charles H. Best, Sciences

  • Louise de Kiriline Lawrence, Letters

 

1970

  • Donald G. Creighton, Letters

  • Paul Field, Sciences

  • Jean-Louis Gagnon, Laws

  • Farley Mowat, Letters

1969

  • Emil Fackenheim, Laws

  • Roger Guindon, Laws

  • A. Maxwell Henderson, Laws

  • J.W. Trusler, Laws

 

1968

  • Louis P. Bonneau, Laws

  • David S. Holbrook, Laws

  • W.G. Schneider, Laws

  • Henry S. Wingate, Laws

 

1967

  • James S. Band, Laws

  • Jean S. Boggs, Laws

  • John H. Chapman, Laws

  • Clément Cormier, Laws

 

1966

  • Jacques Garneau, Laws

  • Hugh MacLennan, Laws

  • Alphonse M. Parent, Laws

  • William G. Tamblyn, Laws

 

1965

  • Lester B. Pearson, Laws

 

1964

  • Benjamin F. Avery, Laws

  • William Wright, Laws

 

1963

  • Earl S. Lautenschläger, Laws

  • John H. Robarts, Laws

 

1962

  • Alexander Carter, Laws

 

 

1961

  • Ralph D. Parker, Laws

  • Georges P. Vanier, Laws