Fall Convocation 2013
At this year's College Day Matriculation and Convocation on September 4, 2013 at 7:30 p.m., we will be honoring the following individuals with honorary degress of Doctor of Sacred Letters (honoris causa).
Ms. Seana McKenna
Seana McKenna is a Canadian actress primarily associated with the Stratford Shakespeare Festival. She is a graduate of Trinity College and the National Theatre School of Canada. Seana has also acted in a few films, including the 1997 film The Hanging Garden, in which she won a Genie Award for Best Supporting Actress.
At this convocation, Seana will be presented by Antoni Cimolino, Artistic Director of The Strasford Festival.
The Hon. Justice Mr. Ian Binnie
Justice Binnie was born in Montreal, and was educated in Canada and the United Kingdom. He was appointed to the Supreme Court of Canada in 1998. Justice Binnie retired on October 20, 2011. He was described by The Globe and Mail as "arguably the country's premier judge" and by La Presse as "peut-être le juge le plus influent au Canada dans la dernière décennie."
Justice Binnie is currently a counsel at Lenczner Slaght, and a Resident Arbitrator at The Arbitration Place.
At this convocation, Justice Binnie will be presented by Jane McMyn, Trinity College alumna (5T9).
Mr. John Cruickshank
John Cruickshank is the publisher of the Toronto Star and the President of the Star Media Group. A political science and philosophy graduate, John was born and raised in Toronto and is a graduate of Trinity College and Richview Collegiate.
John served as Publisher of CBC News since September, 2007, where he has been responsible for all English language television, radio and online news. Before joining the CBC, he was Publisher of the Chicago Sun-Times and Chief Operating Officer of the Sun-Times Media Group.
John will be presented by Prof. Patricia Brückmann, Fellow Emeritus of Trinity College, and one of John's former professors.