The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal
This year marks the 60th anniversary of the accession of Queen Elizabeth II to the Throne as Queen of Canada, on February 6, 1952. In celebration of this event, a commemorative Diamond Jubilee Medal has been created, to be distributed by Members of Parliament.
Bruce Hyer, Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay-Superior North has designated the medals be awarded to individuals who have made outstanding contributions to their community and their country. Bruce Hyer invites community members to join him in commemorating the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and honouring exceptional individuals for all that they have done to build a more caring society through community service. People are encouraged to nominate residents of Thunder Bay-Superior North for the medal.
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To be eligible for the Diamond Jubilee medal, an individual must be a resident of the riding of Thunder Bay-Superior North (see map here). They must have made a significant contribution to their community, to Northwestern Ontario, or to Canada. Recipients will be reflective of all Canadians, including seniors, women, Aboriginal peoples and youth.
Nominations (now closed)
An application form can be downloaded here. Nominators will be asked to provide the contact information of themselves and the nominee, as well as a short description why the nominee is being nominated (more details in the application form).
All nominations must be submitted no later than August 30, 2012.
The selection process
Nominations will be reviewed by a non-partisan and independent panel of six local judges. A total of 30 medals will be awarded to residents in Thunder Bay-Superior North.
All nominees and recipients will be contacted after the selection process is complete. Medals will be awarded at the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Awards Ceremony in November. Further details on time and location are forthcoming.
ROSALIND LOCKYER – executive director, PARO Centre for Women’s Enterprise
DOLORES DICKEY – retired music teacher, volunteer with Thunder Bay Symphony
RAYMOND GOODCHILD – band member & councillor, Pays Plat First Nation
HAROLD WILSON – president, Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce since 2009
ALLISON PELLETIER – student from Geraldton, Ontario
BOB MICHELS – Justice of the Peace, former economic development consultant
For more information on the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medals, visit the Governor General’s Jubilee Medal website.
For more information on local awards, please contact Lisa Belanger at 983-3422 or email@example.com.
Join Bruce on:
69 N. Court Street
Thunder Bay, ON
(No postage necessary)
Bruce Hyer, MP
House of Commons