The Peterborough Examiner reports that, "Trent University has released the names of its honourary degree recipients for 2009. Award-winning actress and director Sarah Polley, aboriginal leader Tom Porter former lieutenant governor Iona Compagnolo, activist Maude Barlow and artist Mary Pratt will receive honourary degrees during June convocation..."
The article notes that, "Barlow receives her honourary degree on the morning of June 3. Barlow is an author and activist, she is also the chairwoman of the Council of Canadians and was recently named the first senior advisor on water to the president of the United Nations general assembly."
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Maude is already the recipient of seven honourary doctorates.