Ottawa, ON May 20, 2003 The Canadian Council of Professional Engineers has announced the winners of its annual awards.
The recipients of the Canadian Engineers’ Awards for 2003 are:
– Jean-Guy Paquet, CC, OQ, PhD, ing (Sainte-Foy) – Gold MedalAward for exceptional individual achievement and distinction in a field of engineering;
– Franois Michaud, PhD, ing (Sherbrooke) – Young Engineer Achievement Award for outstanding contribution in a field of engineering by an engineer 35 years of age or younger;
– Andr Picard, PhD, ing (Sainte-Foy) – Medal for Distinction in Engineering Education for exemplary contribution to engineering teaching at a Canadian university;
– Gilles Brire, ing (Boucherville) – Meritorious Service Award for Community Service for exemplary voluntary contribution to a community organization or humanitarian endeavour;
– Dr Walter K Bilanski, PEng (Guelph) – Meritorious Service Award for Professional Service for outstanding contribution to a professional, consulting or technical engineering association or society in Canada;
– Peter D Hiscocks, PEng (Toronto) – Award for the Support of Women in the Engineering Profession for exemplary actions and contributions that open doors for women to successfully enter the engineering profession;
– Lions’ Gate bridge renovation (Vancouver, designed by Buckland & Taylor) and design and construction of the Diavik A154 Dike (Northwest Territories, designed by Diavik Diamond Mine and Nishi- Khon/SNC-Lavalin) – National Award for Engineering Achievement for outstanding engineering projects or achievements by an engineering team in which Canadian engineers were involved;
– Ali-Ismail Shivji (McGill University, Montreal) – Gold Medal Student Award for exceptional individual achievement by an undergraduate engineering student who demonstrates leadership and/or contributes to society through extracurricular activities.
The awards will be presented on May 24 at a special ceremony during the Canadian Engineers Awards Gala in Calgary.