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  • Sovereign's Medal for Volunteers

    The Sovereign's Medal for Volunteers recognizes the exceptional volunteer achievements of Canadians from across the country in a wide range of fields.As an official Canadian honour, the Medal for Volunteers incorporates and replaces the Governor General’s Caring Canadian Award. The Medal builds on the legacy and spirit of the Caring Canadian Award by honouring the dedication and commitme...

  • 125th Anniversary of the Confederation of Canada Medal

    The 125th Anniversary of the Confederation of Canada Medal (French: Médaille commémorative du 125e anniversaire de la Confédération du Canada) is a commemorative medal struck by the Royal Canadian Mint to commemorate the 125th anniversary of the Confederation of Canada and was awarded to Canadians who were deemed to have made a significant contribution to their fello...

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  • Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal

    The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal (French: Médaille du jubilé de diamant de la reine Elizabeth II ) or The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal is a commemorative medal created in 2012 to mark the sixtieth anniversary of Elizabeth II's accession to the thrones of the Commonwealth realms. There are three versions of the medal: one issued by the United Kingdom, another by Canada...

  • Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal

    The Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal (French: Médaille du jubilé de la Reine Elizabeth II ) or the Queen's Golden Jubilee Medal was a commemorative medal created in 2002 to mark the fiftieth anniversary of Elizabeth II's accession. The Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal was awarded in Canada to nominees who contributed to public life. The Queen's Golden Jubilee Medal w...

  • Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee Medal

    The Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee Medal (French: Médaille du jubilé de la reine Élisabeth II) was a commemorative medal created in 1977 to mark the twenty-fifth anniversary of Elizabeth II's accession in the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. The medal was physically identical in all realms where it was awarded, save for Canada, where it contained uniqu...

  • Royal Victorian Medal

    The Royal Victorian Medal (RVM) is a decoration established by Queen Victoria in April 1896. On 14 May 1912, King George V further confirmed the institution of the medal with an additional royal warrant. A part of the Royal Victorian Order, it is a reward for personal service to the Sovereign or the royal family, and is the personal gift of the sovereign. Although the Medal is related to the Ro...

  • Canadian Peacekeeping Service Medal

    The Canadian Peacekeeping Service Medal (French: Médaille canadienne du maintien de la paix) is a campaign medal created in 1988 to recognize the contributions of all Canadian Peacekeepers towards the ultimate goal of peace, after the United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations was awarded that year's Nobel Peace Prize.=History=In 1988, the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to Unite...

  • Canadian Centennial Medal

    The Canadian Centennial Medal (French: Médaille du centenaire du Canada) is a commemorative medal struck by the Royal Canadian Mint in 1967 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Canadian Confederation and was awarded to Canadians who were recommended by governments and professional, educational and cultural associations, as well as military and protective services, veterans’...

  • King George V Silver Jubilee Medal

    The King George V Silver Jubilee Medal was a commemorative medal made to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the coronation of King George V and was established on May 6, 1935 . Issue For Coronation and Jubilee medals, the practice up until 1977 was that United Kingdom authorities decided on a total number to be produced, then allocated a proportion to each of the Commonwealth countries and C...

  • Alberta Centennial Medal

    The Alberta Centennial Medal is a commemorative medal celebrating Alberta’s first 100 years of confederation.==Purpose==This medal is meant to pay tribute to Albertans whose achievements have benefited their fellow citizens, their community and their province.==Eligibility==The medal could be awarded to living men, women and youth who made significant contributions to their fellow citize...

  • Saskatchewan Centennial Medal

    The Commemorative Medal for the Centennial of Saskatchewan also called the Saskatchewan Centennial Medal is a commemorative medal struck to celebrate the first 100 years since Saskatchewan's entrance into Canadian Confederation.The medal recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to society and honours outstanding achievements. Approximately 4,200 medals were produced.

  • Police Exemplary Service Medal

    The Police Exemplary Service Medal (French: Médaille de la police pour services distingués) is a Canadian service medal for police officers. The medal honours 20 years of full-time exemplary service by police officers serving with one or more recognized Canadian police forces. The medal may also be awarded in extraordinary circumstances, such as a posthumous award to a police offi...

  • Corrections Exemplary Service Medal

    The Corrections Exemplary Service Medal (French: Médaille pour services distingués en milieu correctionnel) is a Canadian service medal for correctional officers and employees.It is, within the Canadian system of honours, the second highest of the exemplary service medals.To qualify for this medal the recipient has to meet the following criteria:* 20 years of full-time (but not ne...

  • Fire Services Exemplary Service Medal

    The Fire Services Exemplary Service Medal (French: Médaille de pompiers pour services distingués) is a service medal created in 1985 by the Canadian monarch-in-Council to recognize members of recognized Canadian fire services who had served for 20 years, ten years of which have been served in the performance of duties involving potential risks. A bar, bearing a maple leaf in silve...

  • Canadian Coast Guard Exemplary Service Medal

    The Canadian Coast Guard Exemplary Service Medal (French: Médaille pour services distingués de la Garde côtière canadienne) is a service medal created in 1991 by the Canadian monarch-in-Council to recognize members of the Canadian Coast Guard or a supporting organization who had served for 20 years, half of which time was spent in operations that involved possible pe...

  • Emergency Medical Services Exemplary Service Medal

    The Emergency Medical Services Exemplary Service Medal (French: Médaille pour services distingués des services d'urgence médicale) is a Canadian service medal for Emergency medical service personnel. The medal honours 20 years of exemplary service by professional pre-hospital emergency medical service personnel. It is, within the Canadian system of honours, the fifth of the...

  • Peace Officer Exemplary Service Medal

    The Peace Officer Exemplary Service Medal (French: La Médaille pour services distingués des agents de la paix) is a Canadian service medal for peace officers. The medal honours 20 years of exemplary service by peace officers as designated by the Governor General. It is, within the Canadian system of honours, the sixth and newest of the exemplary service medals.==Award criteria==Th...

  • Meritorious Service Medal (Canada)

    The Meritorious Service Medal (French: Médaille du service méritoire ) is a decoration that is, within the Canadian system of honours, one of the two Meritorious Service Decorations gifted by the Canadian monarch, generally through his or her viceroy-in-Council. Created in 1991, the medal is intended to recognize individuals—both Canadian and foreign—who have carried...

  • Royal Canadian Mounted Police Long Service Medal

    The Royal Canadian Mounted Police Long Service Medal was established by royal warrant on 6 March 1934 by King George V. It is the oldest continually awarded honour within the Canadian honours system, and the first created specifically for Canadian service within Canada.[2] Initially proposed by the Royal Northwest Mounted Police Veterans’ Association, it took more than ten years for the ...

  • Medal of Military Valour (Canada)

    The Medal of Military Valour (French: Médaille de la vaillance militaire ) is a decoration that is, within the Canadian system of honours, the third highest award for military valour, and one of three honours for military valour gifted by the Canadian monarch, generally through his or her viceroy-in-Council. Created in 1993, the medal is presented to both living and deceased members of t...

  • Saskatchewan Volunteer Medal

    The Saskatchewan Volunteer Medal (SVM) is a civil decoration for volunteers in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan, introduced in 1995 by the Government of Saskatchewan. Prior to the establishment of the medal volunteerism could be recognized by the Saskatchewan Order of Merit, but this is only one of the fields for which the Order is presented. The medal was established to remedy inadequate ...

  • Congressional Silver Medal

    Congressional Silver Medal A Congressional Silver Medal is an award bestowed by the United States Congress. They have been made in either non-portable (not designed to be worn) or decoration (designed to be worn) form. Congress has been authorizing gold medals since George Washington received the first one in 1776. Occasionally Congress will authorize a silver medal in conjunction with the ...