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.