Galbraith Prize in Economics and Social Justice, awarded by the Progressive Economists’ Forum, May, 2010. The Prize is awarded based on a demonstrated contribution combining economic analysis with a commitment to social justice, whose work exemplifies the goals and objectives of the PEF. 

Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) Distinguished Academic Award, May 2008. In recognition of an exceptional academic career in which he has excelled in teaching, research and service to his university and the broader community. 

Appointed life-long member of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, October, 2006 

Elected Fellow, Royal Society of Canada, June, 2005 

Globalization, Neo-Conservative Policies and Democratic Alternatives: Essays in Honour of John Loxley’, Edited by Haroon Akram-Lodhi, Robert Chernomas and Ardeshir Sepehri, Arbeiter Ring Publishing, Winnipeg, 2005. 

Joe Zuken Citizen Activist Award, Winnipeg, 2000.For outstanding service to the social, political and cultural life of Winnipeg. In recognition of exemplary community service. 

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