Former prime minister Jean Chrétien received an honourary degree at the University of Winnipeg on Thursday.

Chrétien received an honourary doctor of law at a morning convocation.

Manitobans John and Bonnie Buhler were also honoured for their philanthropy with honourary doctor of law degrees.

David Moroni, the founder of the Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s professional division, also received his honourary degree on Wednesday.