The front of the Diamond Jubilee Medal above portrays a contemporary effigy of The Queen wearing the Royal Crown. The reverse of the medal includes stylized maple leaves and the years 1952 and 2012, denoting 60 years of Her Majesty's reign as Queen of Canada.

The front of the Diamond Jubilee Medal above portrays a contemporary effigy of The Queen wearing the Royal Crown. The reverse of the medal includes stylized maple leaves and the years 1952 and 2012, denoting 60 years of Her Majesty's reign as Queen of Canada.

Statement By Ontario Premier McGuinty On Her Majesty’s Diamond Jubilee is given here:

Canada is a constitutional monarchy.

Congratulations to Her Majesty The Queen on her Diamond Jubilee.

2012 is the Diamond Jubilee Year wherein Canada celebrates the Diamond Jubilee of our head of state, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

The Diamond Jubilee marks the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s accession to the throne.

Ontarians will join the celebration of Her Majesty’s lifetime of service when The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall come to Ontario this May. It will be the highlight of Ontario’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations.

Nominations for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal is now open:

  • The medal will be awarded to those Ontarians who have shared their time and talents with their communities.
  • The nomination period ends on April 30, 2012.
  • Over 2,000 Ontarians will receive a Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal.

Did You Know?

  • The Diamond Jubilee Medal will be awarded to Canadians who have made significant contributions to their communities and nation or who have made achievements abroad that bring credit to Canada.

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Here are various ways you can celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee:

  • Blackberry and other mobile platform users can access The Crown in Canada content that is optimized for mobile use at m.CanadianCrown.gc.ca.
  • In honour of Her Majesty’s Diamond Jubilee, an updated edition of A Crown of Maples and a teacher’s guide will be issued in the spring of 2012. A Crown of Maples is a publication available in French or English on the history of the Crown, its current role, and its symbolic importance in Canada.

  • Check out the photo gallery to see all the images used in the Diamond Jubilee commemorative poster. Relive each moment of history!

Please click here to nominate an outstanding Ontarian.

Good Luck! / Bonne Chance!

E-Nominate Canadians in Ontario for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medals

E-Nominate Canadians in Ontario for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medals

Ontario, Canada: Newsroom

NEWS RELEASE

Honour An Outstanding Ontarian

February 25, 2012

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.

QUOTES

“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

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.

CONTACT

Indira Naidoo-Harris
Minister’s Office
416-325-6205

Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration
ontario.ca/citizenship

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