The Great Friends of the St Lawrence River Prize

Le nov 15, 2011 dans la categorie Initiatives par Emmanuelle Robert | 0 Commentaire »

The Great Friends of the St Lawrence River Prize rewards the work of men and women involved in signifiant actions in favour of the St Lawrence River. To this day, 7 Great Friends have been awarded over the 3 editions of the Prize :

  • André Beauchamp, one of the great environment experts in Quebec (2008 Prize)
  • Paulyne Gauvin, founding member of the Friends of the St Lawrence Valley in 1986 (2008 Prize)
  • Jacques Baril, former Minister of Quebec’s government, promoter of – and responsible for –  Quebec’s first maritime policy (2008 Prize)
  • André Stainier, President of the Friends of the St Lawrence Valley (2010 Prize)
  • Captain Yvan Desgagnés, promoter of navigation on the St Lawrence River and co-founder of the Groupe Desgagnés (2011 Prize)
  • Pierre Camu, Geographer, professor and author (2011 Prize)
  • Frédéric Back. Painter, illustrator, naturalist, cartoon film director (2011 Prize)

Website: http://www.avsl.qc.ca/PGASL.html

(translated from French by Alessandra Tribotti)

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