Perspectives Newsletter Spring 2020
Vol. 43, no.1 / Posted on June 15, 2020

Congratulations to one of our members Yves Choinière. Yves was one of 52 new Fellows elected into the Canadian Academy of Engineering.

Well deserved Yves.

Press release of the Canadian Academy of Engineering:

Ottawa – (15 June 2020) – President Yves Beauchamp welcomed 50 new elected Fellows and two new International Fellows to the Canadian Academy of Engineering on 15 June 2020. Due to the complications with the COVID-19 pandemic, new Fellows were welcomed virtually, in conjunction with the Academy’s 2020 Annual General Meeting.

The official Induction Dinner for 2020 Fellows has been postponed and will take place at the 2021 Annual General Meeting and Symposium in Halifax, NS.

To view the official press release, click here.

choiniereYves Choinière is Project Leader, Research & Development with Consultants Lemay & Choinière Inc. Yves Choinière, engineer and agronomist, B.Sc. (1983), M.Sc. (1991).   As a member of CSBE/SCGAB, he has  received the Grade of Fellow in 2015, Young Engineer of the Year Award in 1991, the John Turnbull Award in 2003, the Industrial Achievement Award in 2010. Yves served as our President 2004-2005.  Yves Choinière led the design of several research centres in animal production (McGill, Guelph, Saskatchewan, Agriculture Canada and others). Its notoriety has been established thanks to the multiple innovations and developments for modern agricultural buildings. Consultants Lemay & Choinière Inc., founded in 1995, now employs 45 people; including 25 project managers, making it the largest agricultural engineering firm in Canada.