|UC Berkeley (Bachelor of Arts in Architecture)
|Chan Shun (father)
Tom Chan is a Canadian businessman and philanthropist. He is known for donating $10 million in support of the University of British Columbia's Chan Centre for the Performing Arts, along with his brother, Caleb Chan.
Chan has been conferred two honorary degrees: Doctor of Laws from the Southwestern Adventist University and Doctor of Letters from the University of British Columbia.
Roy MacLaren is a Canadian politician, diplomat, historian, and author.
Alfred John Gardyne Drummond de Chastelain is a British-Canadian retired army officer and diplomat.
An honorary degree is an academic degree for which a university has waived all of the usual requirements. It is also known by the Latin phrases honoris causa or ad honorem. The degree is typically a doctorate or, less commonly, a master's degree, and may be awarded to someone who has no prior connection with the academic institution or no previous postsecondary education. An example of identifying a recipient of this award is as follows: Doctorate in Business Administration (Hon. Causa).
Iona Victoria Campagnolo, is a Canadian politician, and was the 27th Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia and the first woman to hold the office. Prior to becoming Lieutenant Governor she was a Cabinet member in the Liberal government of Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau.
Richard Marvin Hansen is a Canadian track and field athlete, activist, and philanthropist for people with disabilities. Following a pickup truck accident at the age of 15, Hansen sustained a spinal cord injury and became a person with paraplegia. Hansen is most famous for his Man in Motion World Tour. He was inducted into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame in 2006. He was one of the final torchbearers in the 1988 Winter Olympics and the 2010 Winter Olympics. He was profiled and spoke during the 2010 Winter Paralympics opening ceremony.
Hugh Llewellyn Keenleyside, CC was a Canadian university professor, diplomat, and civil servant. He was the Canadian ambassador to Mexico from 1944 to 1947, and the commissioner of the Northwest Territories from January 14, 1947 to September 15, 1950.
Arnold Davidson Dunton, was a Canadian educator and public administrator, from 1943 to 1958 chairman of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
Baruj Benacerraf was a Venezuelan-American immunologist, who shared the 1980 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for the "discovery of the major histocompatibility complex genes which encode cell surface protein molecules important for the immune system's distinction between self and non-self." His colleagues and shared recipients were Jean Dausset and George Davis Snell.
Emily Carr University of Art + Design (ECU) is a public post-secondary art school and university located in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Established in 1925 as the Vancouver School of Decorative and Applied Arts, as the first degree-granting institution in British Columbia created specifically for students of both the visual and performing arts. It was named after the Canadian artist Emily Carr in 1978.
Chan Hon Goh, C.M. D.Litt, is a Chinese-born Canadian ballerina. Goh was most notably a principal dancer with The National Ballet of Canada before going on to become a published author, director, teacher, executive producer and entrepreneur.
Doctor of Letters is a terminal degree in the humanities that, depending on the country, is a higher doctorate after the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree or equivalent to a higher doctorate, such as the Doctor of Science. It is awarded in many countries by universities and learned bodies in recognition of superior accomplishment in the humanities, original contributions to the creative or cultural arts, or scholarship and other merits. It may be conferred as an earned degree upon the completion of a regular doctoral course of study, usually including the development and defense of an original dissertation, or may be conferred as an earned higher doctorate after the submission and academic evaluation of a portfolio of sustained scholarship, publications, research, or other scientific work of the highest caliber.
Doctor of Civil Law is a degree offered by some universities, such as the University of Oxford, instead of the more common Doctor of Laws (LLD) degrees.
Robert Charles Davidson LL.D D.F.A., is a Canadian artist of Haida heritage. Davidson's Haida name is G̲uud San Glans, which means "Eagle of the Dawn". He is a leading figure in the renaissance of Haida art and culture. He lives in White Rock, British Columbia.
Thomas Wright Moir Cameron was a Canadian veterinarian and parasitologist.
Beverley Ann Busson is a Canadian Senator and former police officer who served as the 21st commissioner of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) from December 2006 to June 2007. She was the first woman to hold this position and was appointed on an interim basis in the wake of Giuliano Zaccardelli's resignation amid controversy. Busson's subsequent appointment as a member of the Senate of Canada representing British Columbia was announced on September 24, 2018.
Shawn A-in-chut Atleo, is an activist and politician, a former National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations in Canada. He also has served since 1999 as a Hereditary Chief of the Ahousaht First Nation, part of the Nuu-chah-nulth Nation based in British Columbia.
Joseph Algernon Pearce was a Canadian astrophysicist, who was notable for studies on the structure of Milky Way and O-type stars.
Patrick Chan Siu-oi is a judge in Hong Kong. He currently serves as a Non-Permanent Judge of the Court of Final Appeal having previously been a Permanent Judge of that court.
John Chan Cho Chak, GBS, CBE, LVO, JP is a Hong Kong civil servant and executive. He currently serves as a non-executive director of Transport International Holdings Limited, The Kowloon Motor Bus Company (1933) Limited, Long Win Bus Company Limited, RoadShow Holdings Limited, Hang Seng Bank Limited, Guangdong Investment Limited and Swire Properties Limited. He was a long-time civil servant and one of the most senior Chinese officials in the Hong Kong Government under British rule.
Caleb Chan is a Hong Kong-born Canadian businessman and philanthropist. He is the chairman and chief executive officer of the International Land Group in San Francisco and of Burrard International Holdings in Vancouver.