Honour An Outstanding Ontarian
E-Nomination Period Begins for Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medals
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.
- 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.
- Watch the Premier talk about the Queen's Diamond Jubilee
- Ask questions about the award on Facebook and Twitter @OntMCI
- Nominate an outstanding Ontarian at Ontario.ca/honoursandawards.
“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.”