Mark Laflamme has been named the recipient of the Pikaia Award by the Paleontology Division of the Geological Association of Canada.
From the GAC website: The Pikaia Award is named after Pikaia, an early cephalochordate
known from the Burgess Shale. The Pikaia Award is awarded biennially in
even-numbered years by the Paleontology Division. It is awarded in
recognition of a recent contribution to research on any aspect of Canadian
paleontology, or by a Canadian to paleontology that is judged to constitute
an outstanding accomplishment in the field.
Visit Marc Laflamme’s profile page http://www.utm.utoronto.ca/cps/faculty-staff/laflamme-marc