David Butler-Jones, M.D., M.HSc., LL.D., C.C.F.P., F.R.C.P.C., F.A.C.P.M.

David Butler-Jones was awarded the degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, at the 9:30 a.m. ceremony on Tuesday, June 9 “in recognition of his outstanding service as Chief Public Health Officer in times of crisis and his leadership in making the Public Health Agency of Canada the highly respected organization it is today.”


Chad Gaffield, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.

Chad Gaffield was awarded the degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, at the 2 p.m. ceremony on Tuesday, June 9 “in recognition of his impressive accomplishments as a researcher, a visionary leader, and a spokesperson for the social sciences and humanities in Canada.”


Diane Morrison, C.M., O.Ont., O.Ott., B.Ed., M.P.A.

Diane Morrison was awarded the degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, at the 9:30 a.m. ceremony on Wednesday, June 10 “in recognition of a lifetime of service dedicated to improving the lives of homeless and marginalized people in the Ottawa-Carleton community.”


Preston Manning, P.C., C.C., A.O.E., B.A.

Preston Manning was awarded the degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, at the 9:30 a.m. ceremony on Wednesday, June 10 “in recognition of exemplary and thoughtful leadership in strengthening democracy in Canada.”


Madeleine Kētēskwew Dion Stout, B.N., M.A.

Madeleine Kētēskwew Dion Stout was awarded the degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, at the 2 p.m. ceremony on Wednesday, June 10 “in recognition of her outstanding contributions as an advocate for the rights of Indigenous peoples, health reform, health education, development of public policy, and an improved health care system for all Canadians.”


Firdaus Kharas, B.A., M.A., L.H.D.

Firdaus Kharas was awarded the degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, at the 9:30 a.m. ceremony on Thursday, June 11 “in recognition of his innovative work as a social entrepreneur and for his contributions to the advancement of public health and children’s rights in a global context.”


Lloyd Robertson, O.C.

Lloyd Robertson was awarded the degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, at the 2 p.m. ceremony on Thursday, June 11 “in recognition of his distinguished service and leadership in Canadian television journalism, his renowned work as a host and commentator on a wide variety of topics, and his stellar career as a reporter, writer, and producer which offers inspiration to Canadians in all walks of life.”


Roman Borys

Roman Borys was awarded the degree of Doctor of Music, honoris causa, at the 9:30 a.m. ceremony on Friday, June 12 “in recognition of his outstanding achievements as a musician of international renown, an educator and a leader in bringing together some of Canada’s most talented artists to perform on the international stage.”


Sally Armstrong, C.M., B.Ed., M.Sc.

Sally Armstrong was awarded the degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, at the 2 p.m. ceremony on Friday, June 12 “in recognition of outstanding contribution to the advancement of the rights of women and children through her scholarship, personal experience and highly acclaimed writing.”


Gilles Paquet, C.M., M.S.R.C.

Gilles Paquet was awarded the degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, at the 2 p.m. ceremony on Friday, June 12 “in recognition of his extraordinary career as a social scientist, his pioneering commitment to advancing the engagement of scholarship within public dialogue, and his dedication both as a professor and a leader of academics in national organizations.”