Former Winnipeg Mayor to Receive Alumni Award

Susan Thompson (UNIVERSITY OF WINNIPEG)

Former Winnipeg Mayor Susan Thompson will receive the Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Winnipeg.

Thompson served as mayor from 1992-1998 and led Winnipeg through the Flood of the Century in 1997.

She was appointed Canadian Consul General in Minneapolis, where she served an eight-state territory. In 2003, she was named founding president and CEO of the University of Winnipeg Foundation before retiring last year.

Thompson will receive the award at the U of W’s Spring Convocation Ceremony on Friday, June 8.

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