Past Recipients

2017

2016

2015

2014

  • Eric Lyle Dick (LL.D.)
  • Dr. Christopher Summerville (LL.D.)

2013

  • Lloyd Robertson (LL.D.)

2012

  • Anton Kuerti (D. Mus.)
  • Annette Osted (LL.D.)

2011

  • Heather Bishop (LL.D.)
  • Ray Bollman (D. Lit.)
  • Gary Doer (LL.D.)
  • Buffy Sainte-Marie (D. Mus.)

2010

  • Phil Fontaine (LL.D.)
  • Stephen Lewis (LL.D.)

2009

  • Marlene Fitzsimmons (D. Sc.)
  • Elizabeth Grant (D. Mus.)
  • Basil Johnston (LL.D.)
  • Brian Keating (D. Sc.)

2008

  • Dr. Tom Breneman (D. Sc.)
  • Dr. Kenneth Dorter (D. Lit.)
  • Erin Moure (D. Lit.)
  • Lorne Munroe (D. Mus.)
  • Shirley Jo Paine (D. Sc.)

2007

  • Diedre Irons (D. Mus.)
  • Dr. William Morrison (D. Lit.)
  • Fred Penner (D. Mus.)
  • Justice Warren Winkler (LL.D.)

2006

  • Justice Ronald Bell (LL.D.)
  • Ms. Miriam Toews (D. Lit.)

2005

  • Mr. Henry Champ (LL.D.)
  • Mr. Tom Cochrane (D. Mus.)
  • Ms. Shirley Douglas (LL.D.)
  • Mr. James Ehnes (D. Mus.)

2004

  • Dr. James Brown (D. Sc.)
  • The Honourable Peter M. Liba (LL.D.)

2003

  • Senator Sharon Carstairs (LL.D.)
  • Victor Sharpe (D. Sc.)

2002

  • D.P. Chang (D.Ed.)
  • Matthew Choptuik (D. Sc.)
  • Robert C. Prus (D. Lit.)

2001

  • Randy Bachman (D. Mus.)
  • Burton Cummings (D. Mus.)
  • Leonard Evans (LL.D.)
  • James Kale (D. Mus.)
  • Don McDougall (D. Mus.)
  • Garry Peterson (D. Mus.)
  • Ian Cormack Palmer Smith (D. Sc.)
  • Bill Wallace (D. Mus.)
  • Norma Wylie (D.Ed.)

2000

  • Yvon Dumont (LL.D.)
  • Dr. John R. Wiens (D.Ed.)
  • Westley G. Wong (LL.D.)

1999

  • Donald Penny (LL.D.)
  • Leo Pettipas (LL.D.)

1998

  • Peggy Sharpe (D. Mus.)
  • Eli Taylor (LL.D.)

1997

  • Fred McGuinnes (LL.D.)
  • Lawrence Stuckey (LL.D.)

1996

  • Tomson Highway (D. Lit.)

1995

  • Lydia Makhubu (LL.D.)
  • Benjamin Schachter (LL.D.)

1994

  • Arthur Amiotte (LL.D.)
  • Charles Gordon (D. Lit.)

1993

  • George Gooden (LL.D.)
  • Dr. Lorne Watson (D. Mus.)

1992

  • Dr. Donald A. Robertson (D.Ed.)
  • Dr. David B. Stewart (LL.D.)

1990

  • Dr. Ferdinand Eckhardt (LL.D.)
  • Lewis Whitehead (LL.D.)

1989

  • Dr. Wilfred McCutcheon (D.Ed.)
  • Dr. Kenneth Winters (D. Mus.)

1988

  • Dr. Robert Beamish (D. Sc.)
  • Dr. Norma Walmsley (LL.D.)

1987

  • Bishop Remi DeRoo (LL.D.)
  • Dr. Thomas H. McLeod (LL.D.)
  • Dr. John Warkentin (LL.D.)

1985

  • Gerald A. McKinney (LL.D.)

1984

  • Audrey Engle Hawthorn (LL.D.)

1982

  • Dr. Henry Edmison Duckworth (D. Sc.)

1980

  • August James Henzel (D. Sc.)

1977

  • Walter Gilbert Dinsdale (LL.D.)
  • Betty Margaret Gibson (LL.D.)

1976

  • Laurence Harold Cragg (D. Sc.)
  • James Harvey Tolton (D. Sc.)
  • Jon Vickers (D. Mus.)

1975

  • Andrew Hill Clark (D. Sc.)
  • Frank Henry Epp (LL.D.)
  • Harry B. Hawthorn (LL.D.)
  • Grettir Leo Johannson (LL.D.)
  • Margaret Laurence (D. Lit.)
  • Laurence Gladwyn MacPherson (LL.D.)

1974

  • John King Gordon (LL.D.)
  • James Henry Gray (D. Lit.)
  • Paul Gerhardt Hiebert (D. Lit.)
  • Robert Dudley Howland (LL.D.)
  • Henry Heard Marshall (D. Sc.)
  • William Ormond Mitchell (D. Lit.)
  • Dr. John Everett Robbins (LL.D.)

1973

  • Beatrice Bridgen (LL.D.)
  • Maurice Joseph Cooney (D.D.)
  • Maurice Stanton Donovan (LL.D.)
  • Chief Dan George (LL.D.)

1972

  • Murray Adaskin (D. Mus.)
  • Dr. Martin Wesley Johns (D. Sc.)
  • Helen Clara Riesberry (LL.D.)

1971

  • Sarah Persis Darrach (LL.D.)
  • John Lane (LL.D.)
  • Philipe Andre Renaud (LL.D.)

1970

  • Thomas Clement Douglas (LL.D.)
  • Sophie Carmen Eckhardt-Gramatté (D. Mus.)
  • Paul Henrik Thorbjorn Thorlakson (D. Sc.)

1969

  • Samuel Bronfman (LL.D.)
  • J. W. Grant MacEwan (LL.D.)
  • Christopher Riley (D. Sc.)
  • W. L. Wright (D. Mus.)

1968

  • Stuart Criddle (D. Sc.)
  • Maurice F. Strong (LL.D.)

1967

  • Dr. W. G. Bigelow (D. Sc.)
  • Douglas L. Campbell (LL.D.)
  • Milton C. Holden (LL.D.)
  • Dr. Stanley H. Knowles (LL.D.)
  • Rev. Dr. H. L. MacNeill ()
  • Wilfred F. McGregor (LL.D.)