Dr. Rob Thacker from St. Mary's university in Halifax, NS.
I have been following him for just over a year now on twitter and heard several of presentations on the radio over the internet. The award is for public outreach and is awarded by CASCA, FAAQ and RASC, the three main astronomical groups in Canada. One of the previous winners was Jaime Matthews one of the who came with the MOST satellite, Canada's space telescope.