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Honour An Outstanding Ontarian

E-Nomination Period Begins for Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medals

Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration

Ontarians have the opportunity to recognize outstanding members of their communities by nominating them for a Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal.

This medal pays special tribute to Queen Elizabeth II's 60 years on the throne and honours her life-long commitment to her responsibilities, by recognizing those who have made significant contributions to Ontario and Canada.

Starting today, any Ontarian can use the e-nomination form to nominate a deserving Ontarian. The nomination period ends on April 30, 2012.

Quick Facts

  • Over 2,000 Ontarians will receive a Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal.
  • Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II's reign of 60 years is the second-longest for a British monarch - only Queen Victoria has reigned longer.
  • Her coronation service in 1953 was the first to be televised.
  • In celebration of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall will visit Ontario in May.

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“I encourage Ontarians to take this opportunity to recognize someone extraordinary by nominating them for a Diamond Jubilee Medal. This is a fitting way to celebrate Queen Elizabeth's kindness, her spirit, and her tremendous sense of duty to our province and country.”

Charles Sousa

Minister of Citizenship and Immigration

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