Yves Fortier Earth Science Journalism Award

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The Yves O. Fortier Earth Science Journalism Award is presented annually by the Geological Association of Canada to "a journalist who is a resident of Canada and who has been exceptionally effective in presenting one or more earth science stories during the previous 1-3 years in one of Canada’s daily or weekly newspapers or periodicals."[1] The award was established by and is named after Yves O. Fortier, a founding member of the Geological Association of Canada[2] and a former Director of the Geological Survey of Canada.


Source: GAC[1]


  1. ^ a b "Yves O. Fortier Earth Science Journalism Award". Geological Association of Canada. Retrieved 1 October 2016. 
  2. ^ "In Memorium: Yves Oscar Fortier (1914–2014)". McGill University Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences Alumni Newsletter. No. 16. February 2015. p. 46.