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Order of Canada

Wallace Stanley Read, C.M., B.Eng., D.Eng., F.C.A.E., P.Eng.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
Wallace Stanley Read, C.M., B.Eng., D.Eng., F.C.A.E., P.Eng. C.M. Corner brook
Honour Appointment Investiture
Member of the Order of Canada May 8, 2003 December 12, 2003
As an executive in the provincial utilities sector, Wallace Read headed the teams responsible for the design and implementation of new hydroelectric power plants at Lower Churchill Falls. He also managed the expansion of Newfoundland's power system into the northern regions of the island. With steadfast leadership, he played an instrumental role in the expansion and modernization of the electricity industry in Newfoundland and Labrador. In addition, he served as president of the Canadian Electricity Association and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, where his mentoring skills have benefited the next generation of engineers.
Updated: 2018-03-26
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