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Record of Honorary Doctorate Recipients

Year Awarded

Recipient

Award

2017

Michael J. Audain, OC, OBC

Honorary Doctor of Laws

Robert M. Bateman

Honorary Doctor of Laws

The Honourable Judith Guichon, OBC

Honorary Doctor of Laws

Keith William Hipel

Honorary Doctor of Science

R. T. ‘Phil’ Nuytten

Honorary Doctor of Science

Jeffrey Simpson

Honorary Doctor of Laws

2016

Jean Barman

Honorary Doctor of Letters

Dana Brynelsen, OBC, LLD (Hon)

Honorary Doctor of Laws

Michael Harcourt

Honorary Doctor of Laws

Patrick Lane

Honorary Doctor of Letters

Mary E. Thompson

Honorary Doctor of Science

2015

Crawford S. (Buzz) Holling

Honorary Doctor of Science

His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston

Honorary Doctor of Laws

Her Excellency Sharon Johnston

Honorary Doctor of Laws

Arthur Vickers

Honorary Doctor of Letters

2014

Raffi Cavoukian

Honorary Doctor of Letters

Dr. Wade Davis

Honorary Doctor of Letters

Shelagh Rogers

Honorary Doctor of Letters

Takao Tanabe

Honorary Doctor of Letters

Dr. Robert Thirsk

Honorary Doctor of Laws

2013

Thomas R. Berger

Honorary Doctor of Laws

Ron MacIsaac

Honorary Doctor of Laws

Gordon Appelbe Smith

Honorary Doctor of Letters

Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond

Honorary Doctor of Laws

2012

Roberta Jamieson

Honorary Doctor of Laws

Dr. Frances Oldham Kelsey

Honorary Doctor of Science

John Herbert Ross McKeen

Honorary Doctor of Letters

Julie Payette

Honorary Doctor of Technology

Bennet Randall Wong

Honorary Doctor of Letters

2011

Nancy Turner

Honorary Doctor of Science

2010

Elsie Paul

Honorary Doctor of Letters

2009

Richard Beamish

Honorary Doctor of Laws

Rick Hansen

Honorary Doctor of Laws

Roy Taylor

Honorary Doctor of Science

2008

Carol Matthews

Honorary Doctor of Letters

Dr. Harald Rosenthal

Honorary Doctor of Technology

Gordon Reid

Honorary Doctor of Letters

John W. Horn

Honorary Doctor of Laws

2007

Luschiim-Arvid Charlie

Honorary Doctor of Letters

2006

Ted Harrison

Honorary Doctor of Letters

Ellen White

Honorary Doctor of Laws

2005

Douglas Deane Finlayson

Honorary Doctor of Laws

2004

Jan (Ian) Eisenhardt

Honorary Doctor of Laws

Daphne Ann Patterson

Honorary Doctor of Laws

2003

Carol Shields

Honorary Doctor of Letters

2002

Diana Krall

Honorary Doctor of Letters

Dr. Zbigniew (Bob) Kabata

Honorary Doctor of Letters

Chuck Hee Wong

Honorary Doctor of Laws

2001

Jack Whitlam

Honorary Doctor of Laws

Beryl Albee (Bennett)

Honorary Doctor of Laws

Dr. W.R. (Roy) MacMillan

Honorary Doctor of Laws

Donald F. Hammond

Honorary Doctor of Laws

2000

Joyce Horner

Honorary Doctor of Letters

Thora Howell

Honorary Doctor of Letters

E.J. Hughes

Honorary Doctor of Letters

Geraldine Braak

Honorary Doctor of Laws

1999

Grace Nielsen

Honorary Doctor of Humanities

Jane Gregory

Honorary Doctor of Humanities

Margaret Strongitharm

Honorary Doctor of Humanities

1998

Trevor Evelyn

Honorary Doctor of Letters

E. Margaret Fulton

Honorary Doctor of Laws

Jack Hodgins

Honorary Doctor of Laws

William Pattison

Honorary Hospitality Management Diploma