Prominent Canadian photographer Jean-Marc Carisse has recently been the recipient of one of the 2022 Library and Archives Canada Scholar Awards for his outstanding contributions and photographic legacy enriching the history of Canada. His contributions to Canada have been recognised on numerous occasions, including the acceptance of the Queen's Golden Jubilee Medal in 2002. Apart from being an accredited photographer at several world events encompassing organisations such as the G7, G8, G20, NORAD, NATO, APEC, Davos World Economic Forum, the United Nations, UNESCO, NAFTA and the World Bank (IBRD), Jean-Marc spent 25 years serving three Canadian Prime Ministers. This encompassed his role as the official photographer of Pierre Elliott Trudeau, John N. Turner and Jean Chrétien.
His work has appeared in numerous political books, magazines such as Paris Match, Time and Maclean's as well as in documentaries and biographies. In addition to an impeccable photographic career, Jean-Marc Carisse has a strong interest in human and environmental health.