Pollution Probe, one of the first environmental non-governmental organizations in Canada, has announced that Bob McDonald is the recipient of the 2023 Pollution Probe Award. The Pollution Probe Award is the highlight of the organization’s annual gala and celebrates the achievements of those working for a better environment.

McDonald is a renowned Canadian science communicator and broadcaster, celebrated for his passion for unraveling the scientific mysteries of our world and inspiring curiosity across many generations – through television, radio, print, and live media. An officer of the Order of Canada, McDonald currently lives in Victoria, British Columbia. This year marks 50 years of extraordinary achievements in McDonald’s science communication career, including his reporting as science correspondent for CBC Television’s “The National” and hosting CBC Radio’s award-winning program, “Quirks & Quarks”.

Known for his enthusiasm and insightful interviews, he brings the wonders of the natural world and the frontiers of scientific discovery into the daily lives of Canadians. His most recent publication, “The Future Is Now: Solving the Climate Crisis with Today’s Technologies” explores how we can achieve a greener future. His commitment to making science accessible has inspired many to embark on their own journeys of discovery.

The Pollution Probe Gala will take place on November 23nd at The Bram & Bluma Appel Salon in the Toronto Reference Library. Environment Journal staff will be in attendance.

For further information, visit: https://www.pollutionprobe.org/gala/

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