Honorary Degree Recipients

2021

  • Dr. Bonnie Henry
  • Dr. Valerie Napoleon

2020

  • Elder Marcel Gagnon
  • Dr. Albert Koehler

2019

  • Dr. Jo-ann Archibald
  • John A. Brink

2018

  • Lawrence Hill
  • Thomas Berger

2017

  • Roy Stewart
  • Fredy Peccerelli

2016

  • Patrick Lane
  • Dr. Leroy Little Bear

2015

  • Xeni Gwet’in Chief Roger William
  • Dr. Charles Jago

2014

  • Dr. Nancy J. Turner
  • Michael Green

2013

  • Distinguished Professor Graham Hingangaroa Smith
  • LGen the Honourable Roméo A. Dallaire (Ret’d), Senator

2012

  • Dr. Cindy Blackstock
  • John Furlong

2011

  • Sheila Watt-Cloutier
  • Dr. Gabor Mate
  • Jim Soles

2010

  • Wade Davis
  • Dr. Roger Gibbins
  • Elder Sophie Thomas (posthumously)

2009

  • Dr. John H. Borden
  • Dr. Alfred Joseph (Gisdewe)
  • Dr. Donald Rix

2008

  • Dr. Peter Bentley
  • Rick Hansen
  • Jacob McKay

2007

  • Dr. Martha Cook Piper
  • Dr. Mamoru Watanabe

2006

  • Dr. Thomas Brzustowski
  • Dr. Barry McKinnon

2005

  • Dr. Mary Alice Danaher
  • Dr. George Pedersen

2004

  • Dr. Kwadwo Ohene Asante
  • Dr. John Chapman
  • Dr. Robert Davidson
  • Dr. John F. Ellis
  • Dr. Elsie Gerdes
  • Dr. Michael Harcourt
  • Grand Chief Edward John
  • Dr. Charles McCaffray
  • Murray Sadler
  • Thomas Steadman
  • Bruce Strachan
  • Honourable William (Bill) Vander Zalm

2003

  • Dr. Audrey McLaughlin

2002

  • Dr. Ike Barber
  • Dr. Freda Diesing

2001

  • Dr. Denise Chong
  • Dr. Jennifer Allen Simons

2000

  • Dr. Joseph Gosnell
  • Dr. Horst Sander

1999

  • Honourable Iona Campagnolo

1998

  • Dr. Dorothy Grant

1997

  • Dr. Ian McTaggart-Cowan
  • Ray G. Williston

1996

  • Dr. Mary John
  • Honourable David C. Lam

1995

  • Dr. Bertram McKay
  • Dr. Bridget Moran
  • Dr. Margaret Ormsby

1994

  • Dr. Shirley Carr
  • Honourable Ramon Hnatyshyn
  • Dr. Bill Reid
  • Dr. Marc-Adelard Tremblay