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Freedom of the City honorees prior to 2010

Book of Freedoms of the City of Vancouver

Recipients of the award are recognized during a special ceremony at Council, which consists of the reading and presentation of a framed certificate, and the presentation of the Freedom Medal. Recipients have their names inscribed in the Book of Freedoms.

Date awarded Honoree
6 October 2005 Dal Richards
5 November 2002 The Right Honourable Kim Campbell
28 May 2002 Arthur Erickson
30 November 1999 Joseph Segal
2 December 1997 Marguerite Ford
8 July 1997 YWCA
7 May 1996 Morris Wosk
22 February 1994 George Woodcock
28 September 1993 Dr. Pauline Weinstein
28 September 1993 The Honourable David C. Lam
2 September 1993 The Vancouver Foundation
18 June 1992 May Brown
16 June 1992 Thomas R Berger
4 June 1991 Fritz Bowers
19 February 1991 George Wainborn
19 February 1991 Jack Bell
17 January 1989 Jack Shadbolt
12 July 1998 Bill Reid
12 July 1998 Chief Justice Nathan T. Nemetz
3 November 1987 Cecil H. Green
24 March 1987 Rick Hansen
7 January 1986 Dr. Walter Charles Koerner
7 January 1986 Dr. Hugh Llewellyn Kennleyside
7 January 1986 The Honourable Henry P. Bell-Irving
11 June 1985 John Lecky
26 April 1983 Duke of Connaught's Own, BC Regiment
15 December 1981 Stanley Noble Stronge
18 September 1979 Mary Pack
29 July 1980 Joseph Cohen
24 April 1979 Jack Diamond
14 March 1978 Jean Coulthard
6 December 1977 Seaforth Highlanders, 15th Field and Artillery Regiment
9 August 1977 William Orson Banfield
24 May 1977 Marianne Linnell
24 May 1977 Thomas McDonald
17 December 1976 The Honourable John Robert Nicholson
27 August 1974 Arthur Laing
23 July 1974 Grace MacInnis
5 February 1974 Earle Gordon Adams
10 April 1973 Harold Edward Winch
13 February 1973 HMCS Discovery
3 January 1973 Reverend Dr George Turpin
11 January 1972 Whitford Julain VanDusen
11 January 1972 Howard Charles Green
16 December 1970 Reginald Atherton
16 December 1970 Prentice Bloedel
30 March 1970 Halford David Wilson
17 December 1968 The Honourable Clarence Wallace
1 October 1968 Archbishop William Mark Duke
27 August 1968 The Honourable George Randolph Pearkes
16 January 1968 The Honourable Frank MacKenzie Ross
16 January 1968 Arthur Edward Lord
20 December 1966 Harvey Reginald MacMillan
20 December 1966 Bertram Arnold Emery
29 December 1965 Arnold Alexander Webster
17 February 1965 Premier William Andrew Cecil Bennett
29 December 1964 Henry Hubert Stevens
29 December 1964 Charles Edwin Thompson
29 December 1964 John Henderson
21 July 1964 William Boyd McKechnie
30 December 1963 Frederick John Hume
17 December 1963 Rufus Charles Gibbs
17 December 1963 George Torrance Cunningham
17 December 1963 Jonathan Webster Cornett
25 September 1962 Oscar Orr
31 May 1955 Stanley Victor Smith
16 November 1953 James Skitt Matthews
1 December 1952 Thomas Brooks
1 December 1952 James Blackwood
1 December 1952 George Clark Miller
16 June 1947 William Merton Neal
17 March 1947 William Harold Malkin
12 May 1947 John Bennett
23 December 1946 The Honourable William Culham Woodward
2 January 1946 Henry DG Crerar
29 September 1941 The Honourable Eric Hamber
30 June 1941 The Right Honourable William Lyon MacKenzie King
4 January 1939 The Right Honourable Richard Bedford Bennett
28 March 1938 Lauchlan Alexander Hamilton
20 August 1936 Sir Edward Beatty, President, CPR
20 August 1936 Sir Percy Vincent, Lord Mayor of London