The CEA Annual Meeting that just ended brought an extraordinarily large number of awards to the QED.
The Harry Johnson Prize for the best paper in the CJE in 2015 went to Gregor Smith and Nicolas Martineau (QED PhD) for their paper:
Identifying fiscal policy (in)effectiveness from the differential counter-cyclicality of government spending in the interwar period
Information about the prize is here: http://economics.ca/cje/en/johnson.php
The Robert Mundell Prize for the best paper by a "young" author went to Alex Chernoff (PhD 2016) for his paper
Between a cap and a higher price: Modelling the price of dairy quotas under price ceiling legislation
Information about the prize is here: http://economics.ca/cje/en/mundell.php
Charles Beach presented the Presidential Address, "Changing Income Inequality: A Distributional Paradigm for Canada".
The Mike McCracken Award for Economic Statistics was awarded to Russell Davidson (McGill, formerly Queen's) and James MacKinnon.
Information about the prize is here: http://economics.ca/en/mccracken.php
Along with Russell Davidson (McGill, formerly Queen's) and John Whalley (Western), James MacKinnon became a Fellow of the Canadian Economics Association.
Information about this honour is here: http://economics.ca/en/fellows.php