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U of W to give ex-PM Chretien honorary degree

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Former Prime Minister Jean Chretien heads the list of honorary degree recipients at the University of Winnipeg spring convocation next month.

Others receiving degrees June 11 and 12 include:

  • David Moroni, dancer and founder of the Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s professional division;
  • Robert J. Sawyer, best-selling Canadian science fiction author; and
  • John and Bonnie Buhler, entrepreneurs and philanthropists. Their name is on U of W’s Buhler Centre.

Chretien receives his degree at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 12.

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Updated on Thursday, May 8, 2014 at 5:01 PM CDT: Corrects spelling of honorary.

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