Lawrence J. Burpee Medal

Awarded to recognize an outstanding contribution or other achievement that greatly enhances the ability of the Society to fulfill its mission of making Canada better known on a national or international level, and/or contributes to the general advancement of geography.

2021 recipient: Maydianne Andrade

Recognized in the science community for her expertise on the mating habits of spiders, Andrade is also well-known for her advocacy work towards racial equity in STEM.