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Mohinder Singh Dhillon has contributed his time and effort to more than 30 organizations during the past 40 years.
His recent community service work includes serving on an advisory board for the Canadian Museum for Human Rights and U of W's Global College.
Sharon Hope Irwin was honoured for her outstanding work in the area of inclusive child care and early intervention programs. For more than 25 years, Irwin has dedicated her efforts to children with special needs.
The founding director of SpeciaLink, the Na
-tional Centre for Child Care Inclusion, Irwin has served on numerous commissions, working groups, task forces and committees with the purpose of disseminating successful inclusive child care practices and policies.
U of W honoured John Langstaff for his career in the health care field. Langstaff, a 2001 Distinguished Graduate of U of W, is an international leader in pharmaceutical research and development. The president and CEO of Cangene Corporation, Langstaff has been influential in developing excellence in the biotechnology industry in Manitoba, said U of W officials.
James A. Richardson received an honorary degree for his lifelong commitment to philanthropy and community service.
For decades, said U of W, Richardson has been at the forefront of community service, including efforts and contributions to diverse organizations such as the Canadian Paraplegic Association, Big Brothers Big Sisters and Ducks Unlimited Canada.
He has contributed to the university, the U of W Collegiate, and the University of Winnipeg Foundation.
— With files from University of Winnipeg