Susan A. Thompson was invested into the Order of Manitoba during a ceremony on July 7th, 2016. The Honourable Janice Filmon, Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba, presented Susan with the Order of Manitoba.
The Order of Manitoba is the highest honour in the province of Manitoba. Once a person is vested in the Order, they are a member for life. The Lieutenant Governor, by virtue of office, is a member of the Order and Chancellor of Order. The purpose of the Order of Manitoba is to recognize those individuals who have demonstrated excellence and achievement in any field of endeavour benefiting in an outstanding manner the social, cultural or economic well-being of Manitoba and its residents.
For Susan, to be a member of the Order of Manitoba, is a tremendous honour.