CJOB News Team reporting
Seven people are getting honorary degrees from the University of Manitoba's 133rd annual Spring Convocation next month. The degrees are to recognize individuals who have achieved preeminence in human rights, design, medicine, voluntarism and communication.
The list includes:
- retired CTV anchor Lloyd Robertson;
- Tannis Richardson a dedicated philanthropist and volunteer;
- Douglas Campbell who created Thunderbird House in Winnipeg;
- Bob Brenan the retired CEO of Manitoba Hydro;
- Dr. George Yee who established the Centre for Healthcare Innovation;
- Sir Gordon Ying-Sheng Wu who launched Hong Kong's first taxi service and went on to building bridges, superhighways and wind powered turbines in China; and
- Sister M. Cyril Mooney, who helped revoluntionize the school system in India, helping the poor and disenfranchised.