Sir Christopher Ondaatje Medal for Exploration
2015 Recipient - Jean Lemire
The Ondaatje Medal recognizes singular achievements and the pursuit of excellence by an outstanding Canadian explorer in Canada or elsewhere in the world, or a non-Canadian for exploratory achievements within Canada. The 2015 recipient is Jean Lemire. Mr. Lemire was leader of the expeditions Arctic Mission (2002), Whale Mission (2003), Antarctic Mission (2005) and The Last Continent (2007), all four carried aboard the Sedna IV. He has over 20 years of experience in marine biology and his filmography work includes 18 films.