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Her Excellency to Receive Honorary Degree

May 16, 2017

Her Excellency to Receive Honorary Degree
from the University of Manitoba 

OTTAWA—Her Excellency Sharon Johnston will receive the degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, from the University of Manitoba, in Winnipeg,on Thursday, May 18, 2017, at 10:30 a.m.

Her Excellency will receive the honorary degree at the beginning of the ceremony. She will then deliver a convocation address to students graduating from the College of Medicine. For more information about the University of Manitoba, visit

The ceremony will be streamed live at


Media wishing to cover this event should arrive at the Brodie Atrium,
727 McDermot Avenue, no later than 10 a.m. on the day of the event.

Media information:

Melanie Primeau
Rideau Hall Press Office
613-618-2691 (cell) 

Ilana Simon
Director of Communications & Marketing
Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

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