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Members of the Order of Manitoba

The Order of Manitoba, established by special legislation in 1999, is the highest honour of the Province of Manitoba. It recognizes people “who have demonstrated excellence and achievement in any field of endeavour benefitting in an outstanding manner the social, cultural or economic well-being of Manitoba and its residents.”

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Recipient

Year

Location

Rachel Alao

2015

Winnipeg

Paul Albrechtsen (1930-2019)

2016

Winnipeg

Elaine Ali

2003

Winnipeg

Chad Allan

2015

Winnipeg

David Angus

2017

Winnipeg

Gail Asper

2007

Winnipeg

Israel Harold “Izzy” Asper (1932-2003)

2000

Winnipeg

Lloyd Axworthy

2001

Winnipeg

B

Randy Bachman

2005

Winnipeg

Norma E. Bailey

2010

Winnipeg

David T. Barnard

2018

Winnipeg

Leonard Arthur “Len” Bateman (1919-2019)

2003

Winnipeg

Clarence Lyle Barber (1917-2004)

2003

Winnipeg

Neil Ofeigur Bardal (1940-2010)

2006

Winnipeg

Marileen Bartlet

2016

?

Robert Earl Beamish (1916-2001)

2003

Winnipeg

Karen Beaudin

2015

Winnipeg

Michael Patrick Barry Belhumeur

2018

Winnipeg

Steve Bell

2021

Winnipeg

Marlene Bertrand

2017

Winnipeg

Franklin “Lynn” Bishop

2021

Winnipeg

Heather Bishop

2001

Winnipeg

Marjorie Blankstein

2010

Winnipeg

Jacqueline Blay

2018

Winnipeg

John Bock

2008

Winnipeg

Stephen Borys

2020

Winnipeg

Jennifer Lori Botterill

2006

Winnipeg

Mitch Bourbonniere

2020

Winnipeg

William H. M. “Bill” Brace (1924-2007)

2002

Clandeboye

Lorraine E. Brandson

2014

Churchill

Robert Bryan “Bob” Brennan

2014

Winnipeg

Doreen Brownstone

2017

Winnipeg

Barbara Bruce

2018

?

Vivian Bruce

2019

Winnipeg

James William “Jim” Burns (1929-2019)

2003

Winnipeg

Selwyn “Sel” Burrows

2017

Winnipeg

C

Leonard Joseph “Len” Cariou

2004

Winnipeg

Jim Carr

2011

Winnipeg

Albert U. Cerilli

2006

Winnipeg

Thérèse Champagne (1928-2007)

2004

Northern Manitoba

David Chartrand

2013

Winnipeg

Saul Mark Cherniack (1917-2018)

2002

Winnipeg

Mark Chipman

2012

Winnipeg

Harvey Max Chochinov

2004

Winnipeg

Patrick Choy

2011

Winnipeg

Ruth Christie

2021

Selkirk

Pauline Clarke

2012

Winnipeg

Tom Cochrane

2015

?

Dian Nusgart Cohen

2015

?

Eileen Charlotte Landerkin Collins (1923-2018)

2006

Pilot Mound

Hyacinth Colomb

2001

Pukatawagan

Gladys Evelyn Taylor Cook (1929-2009)

2005

?

James Arthur Coulter (1916-2005)

2002

Winnipeg

Mary Courchene

2020

?

James Elliott Coyne (1910-2012)

2012

Winnipeg

Burton Cummings

2005

Winnipeg

Charles E. Curtis

2003

Winnipeg

D

Krishnamurti “Dak” Dakshinamurti

2020

Winnipeg

James Morgan Cuthbert “Jim” Daly (1927-2019)

2000

Winnipeg

Adrian Darveau (1916-2003)

2002

Winnipeg

Art DeFehr

2011

Winnipeg

Rayleen De Luca

2011

Winnipeg

Catherine Myrtle DeMeulles

2008

Churchill

Maria De Nardi

2016

Winnipeg

Thomas Ralston “Tom” Denton

2014

Winnipeg

Ajit Kaur Deol

2002

Beausejour

Wilma L. Derksen

2015

Winnipeg

Marcel Desautels

2019

Winnipeg

Dhali Dhaliwal

2016

Winnipeg

Naranjan S. Dhalla

2002

Winnipeg

Gary Albert Doer

2010

Winnipeg

Francis Patrick “Pat” Doyle (1922-2015)

2013

Ste. Anne

Joseph N. H. “Joe” Du (1933-2017)

2003

Winnipeg

Donald “Don” Duguid

2014

Winnipeg

W. Yvon Dumont

2001

Winnipeg

Darlene Dziewit

2012

Winnipeg

E

Clifford Henry Coad Edwards (1924-2008)

2002

Winnipeg

James Ehnes

2019

Florida

Bill Elliott

2020

Winnipeg

Abdo “Albert” El Tassi

2009

Winnipeg

Philipp R. Ens

2017

Winkler

Michael Eskin

2021

Winnipeg

Ivan Kenneth Eyre

2007

Winnipeg

F

Ronald A. “Sam” Fabro (1920-2018)

2014

Winnipeg

Gary Albert Filmon

2001

Winnipeg

Janice Clare Filmon

2007

Winnipeg

Leonard George “Len” Flett (1942-2020)

2012

Winnipeg

Larry Phillip “Phil” Fontaine

2003

Sagkeeng First Nation

Reginald Elmer “Reg” Forbes (1924-2015)

2000

Brandon

Norman Waldron “Wally” Fox-Decent (1937-2019)

2003

Winnipeg

Arnold Frieman (1928-2019)

2006

Winnipeg

Albert D. Friesen

2005

Winnipeg

David Glenn Friesen

2008

Winnipeg

Henry C. Friesen

2004

Winnipeg

Richard Frost

2020

Winnipeg

Olga Fuga

2013

Winnipeg

G

Étienne-Joseph Gaboury

2012

Winnipeg

Raymonde Gagné

2014

Winnipeg

David Gislason

2008

Arborg

Helen Preston Glass (1917-2015)

2008

Winnipeg

Yhetta Miriam Gold

2009

Winnipeg

L. Gordon Goldsborough

2021

Winnipeg

Allan Gotlieb

2014

?

Irene Elizabeth Church Grant (1914-2009)

2005

Winnipeg

David Alexander Ian Grewar (1921-2015)

2010

Winnipeg

Virginia Guiang

2004

Winnipeg

Chander K. Gupta

2005

Winnipeg

H

Monte R. Halparin [Monty Hall] (1921-2017)

2003

Beverly Hills, California

Gregg Hanson

2021

Winnipeg

Elijah Harper (1949-2013)

2010

Ottawa, Ontario

Evelyn Anne Hart

2007

Winnipeg

John Harvard (1938-2016)

2004

Winnipeg

Kerry Lloyd Hawkins (1940-2017)

2010

Winnipeg

Edward Head (1931-2009)

2005

The Pas

George Nicholos Heshka (1933-2021)

2013

Winnipeg

Benjamin Hewak (1935-2017)

2004

Winnipeg

Vern Hildahl (1917-2005)

2005

Winnipeg

Elmer Hildebrand

2007

Altona

Kathy Hildebrand

2019

Winkler

Terrance John “Terry” Hind 1920-2007)

2005

Winnipeg

Betty Hopkins

2010

?

Clara Anne Hughes

2006

Winnipeg

I

Henry Idonije

2011

Brandon

Israel Imoukhuede Idonije

2014

?

Bob Irving

2014

Winnipeg

Kyle Irving

2021

Winnipeg

Sara J. Israels

2018

Winnipeg

J

John Albert Jack

2007

Winnipeg

June Marion James

2004

Winnipeg

Edwin Jebb

2000

Opaskwayak Cree Nation

Daniel George “Dan” Johnson

2015

?

Martin James Johnson

2005

Winnipeg

Lynn B. Johnston

2007

Lynn Lake

Jennifer Judith Jones

2014

Winnipeg

Tina Jones

2020

Winnipeg

K

Sol Kanee (1909-2007)

2007

Winnipeg

Samuel M. “Sam” Katz

2004

Winnipeg

Kevin Patrick Kavanagh (1932-2020)

2009

Winnipeg

Tina Keeper

2002

?

Mary Kelekis (c1925-2019)

2000

Winnipeg

Betsy V. Kennedy

2016

?

Sheldon Kennedy

2015

?

Verna J. Kirkness

2007

Fisher River Cree Nation

Cynthia N. “Cindy” Klassen

2006

Winnipeg

Kathryn Knowles

2010

?

Gary P. Kobinger

2016

Winnipeg

Ava Kobrinsky

2021

Winnipeg

Crystal Marie Kolt

2012

Flin Flon

Wanda Koop

2016

Winnipeg

Eugene Michael Kostyra (1947-2020)

2011

Winnipeg

Robert T. Kristjanson

2018

Gimli

Sylvia Kuzyk

2009

Winnipeg

L

Sue Lambert

2000

The Pas

Raymond Lavallee

2011

The Pas

Reggie Leach

2016

?

Claudette Leclerc

2021

Winnipeg

Hermann Kar-Sang Lee

2014

Winnipeg

Philip S. Lee

2009

Winnipeg

Marion Lewis

2020

Winnipeg

Susan Lewis

2011

Winnipeg

Peter M. Liba (1940-2007)

1999

Winnipeg

Anne Lindsey

2017

Winnipeg

Arvid Loewen

2019

?

C. Wilbert “Bert” Loewen

2010

?

William “Bill” Loewen

2018

Winnipeg

Wesley Crawford Lorimer (1913-2010)

2003

Winnipeg

Tse Li Luk

2013

Winnipeg

Sterling Rufus Lyon (1927-2010)

2002

Winnipeg

M

Donald R. J. Mackey

2015

?

Guy Maddin

2009

Winnipeg

Romulo F. Magsino, Sr.

2008

Winnipeg

Roland Mahe

2009

Winnipeg

Kathy Mallett

2011

Winnipeg

Bernice Ethel Marmel (1927-2021)

2018

Winnipeg

Richard Allan “Dick” Martin (1944-2001)

2001

Winnipeg

Arthur Valentine Mauro

2004

Winnipeg

Pearl Kathryne McGonigal

2000

Winnipeg

Frederick George McGuinness (1921-2011)

2003

Brandon

William John McKeag (1928-2007)

2003

Winnipeg

Loreena McKennitt

2003

Morden

Robert Ronald McLean

2008

?

Joseph Isidore Stanley “Joe” Meconse (1941-2019)

2009

Winnipeg

Lisa Meeches

2017

Winnipeg

Susanna June Menzies (1925-2020)

2007

Winnipeg

Ovide William Mercredi

2005

Grand Rapids

Art Miki

2012

Winnipeg

Randy Moffat

2012

Winnipeg

Leo Mol (1915-2009)

2000

Winnipeg

Alfred Maurice Monnin (1920-2013)

2000

Winnipeg

Margaret Chown McDonald Morse (1925-2021)

2020

Winnipeg

Stuart Murray

2020

Winnipeg

N

Arnold Naimark

2003

Winnipeg

Robb Nash

2018

?

Barbara Nepinak

2019

?

Clarence Nepinak

2019

?

William “Bill” Norrie (1929-2012)

2000

Winnipeg

David Northcott

2000

Winnipeg

O

Scott Oake

2020

Winnipeg

Carmel Olson

2010

Brandon

Ken Opaleke

2018

Winnipeg

Sylvia Ostry

2009

Winnipeg

Doris Mae Oulton

2021

?

P

Reynaldo D. “Rey” Pagtakhan

2017

Winnipeg

Howard Russell Pawley (1934-2015)

2000

Winnipeg

Phillip James “Jim” Peebles

2017

Princeton, New Jersey

Frederick “Fred” Penner

2011

Winnipeg

Roland Penner (1924-2018)

2014

Winnipeg

Robert “Bob” Picken (1932-2019)

2017

Winnipeg

Grant N. Pierce

2018

Winnipeg

Kenneth A. Ploen

2007

Winnipeg

Francis Allan “Frank” Plummer (1952-2020)

2009

Winnipeg

Mitchell “Mitch” Podolak (1947-2019)

2015

Winnipeg

Raymond Poirier

2011

Winnipeg

Brian D. Postl

2012

Winnipeg

Donald Russell Pratt (1911-2007)

2006

?

Neilla Premachuk (1911-2007)

2009

The Pas

Q

R

Sophia O. Rabliauskas

2008

Poplar River First Nation

Ernest Rady

2020

Winnipeg

Pamela Blanche Rebello

2000

Winnipeg

Strini Reddy

2000

?

Diane Redsky

2013

Winnipeg

Mary Margaret Richard (1940-2010)

2000

Winnipeg

George Taylor Richardson (1924-2014)

2000

Winnipeg

Hartley T. Richardson

2008

Winnipeg

Kathleen Margaret Richardson (1928-2019)

2005

Winnipeg

Sanford Riley

2013

Winnipeg

Donald Alexander “Don” Robertson (1935-2019)

2004

Norway House

Charles Dufferin “Duff” Roblin (1917-2010)

2000

Winnipeg

Paul Robson

2017

Winnipeg

Cheryl Rockman-Greenberg

2018

Winnipeg

Allan Ronald

2013

Winnipeg

S

Ray St. Germain

2013

?

Leonore Marion Saunders (1925-2019)

2002

Winnipeg

Peter Sawatzky

2008

Virden

Steven Schipper

2019

?

Edward Richard “Ed” Schreyer

2008

?

Trudy Schroeder

2019

Winnipeg

Corrine J. Scott

2009

Winnipeg

Richard J. Scott

2013

Winnipeg

Harvey Secter

2019

Winnipeg

Gregory Francis “Greg” Selinger

2021

Winnipeg

Evelyn Shapiro (1926-2010)

2009

Winnipeg

Carol Ann Warner Shields (1935-2003)

2001

Winnipeg

Robert I. Silver

2012

Winnipeg

Albert William “Al” Simmons

2012

Winnipeg

Khhem Kamarie “Monica” Singh

2015

?

Glenora Slimmon

2005

Brandon

Bernadette Smith

2016

?

Joy Smith

2019

Winnipeg

Leonard D. Smith

2006

Churchill

Muriel Smith

2008

Winnipeg

Murray Rhodes Smith (1930-2002)

2002

Winnipeg

Robert “Bob” Smith

2010

?

Roger Marshall Smith (?-2007)

2000

Pinawa

Leslie Spillett

2012

Winnipeg

Arnold Theodore Spohr (1923-2010)

2000

Winnipeg

Baldur Rosmund Stefansson (1917-2002)

2000

Winnipeg

Maurice Frederick Strong (1929-2015)

2005

Oak Lake

Beverly Suek

2017

Winnipeg

Emoke J. E. Szathmary

2009

Winnipeg

T

Paul G. Thomas

2007

Winnipeg

Susan A. Thompson

2016

Winnipeg

Deborah Thorlakson

2012

Winnipeg

Arni Thorsteinson

2021

Winnipeg

Clarence I. Tillenius (1913-2012)

2003

Winnipeg

Jonathan Toews

2015

Chicago, Illinois

Miriam Toews

2011

Steinbach

Bramwell Branard Tovey

2000

Winnipeg

U

E. Jane Ursel

2002

Winnipeg

Keith Ursel

2010

?

V

Carole A. Vivier

2014

Winnipeg

W

Wanbdi Wakita

2016

?

Valentine “Val” Werier (1917-2014)

2004

Winnipeg

Michael West

2019

Winnipeg

Gwendolyn E. Wishart

2001

Gladstone

Eleanor Woitowicz

2013

Wabowden

Etienne “Ed” Wood (1935-2019)

2007

St. Theresa Point First Nation

Josephine Wright

2009

Winnipeg

X

Y

Doris Sarah Young

2014

?

Helen Granger Young

2013

?

Neil Young

2006

Winnipeg

Z

See also:

Manitoba Recipients of the King George V Jubilee Medal

Manitoba Recipients of the Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Medal

Manitoba Recipients of the Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee Medal

Manitoba Recipients of the Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal

Manitoba Recipients of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal

Manitoba Inductees to the Order of the British Empire

Manitoba Inductees to the Order of St. Gregory the Great

Manitoba Recipients of Knighthoods

Manitoba Recipients of the Canadian Centennial Medal

Manitoba Recipients of the 125th Anniversary of Canadian Confederation Medal

Manitoba Members of the Order of Canada

Manitoba Members of the Order of Military Merit

Members of the Order of Manitoba

Members of the Order of the Metis Nation

Members of the Manitoba Order of the Buffalo Hunt

Recipients of the Manitoba Centennial Medal

Members of the Manitoba Order of the Crocus

Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Historical Preservation and Promotion

Winnipeg Citizens Hall of Fame

Recipients of Manitoba 150 Honours

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Order of Manitoba Monument (Assiniboine Park, Winnipeg)

Sources:

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Paul Armstrong.

Page revised: 29 October 2021

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