Media Advisory - Lieutenant Governor Presents Diamond Jubilee Medals

TORONTO, Feb. 3, 2012 /CNW/ - The Honourable David C. Onley, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, is pleased to announce the inaugural presentation of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee medals to a distinguished group of Ontarians.  The Lieutenant Governor will present these historic medals at a ceremony in the Vice-Regal Suite on Monday, February 6, 2012, at 3:00 p.m.

The Diamond Jubilee medals were created by the Canadian Heraldic Authority, approved by The Queen, and manufactured by the Royal Canadian Mint.  They were established to commemorate the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty's accession to the throne, and are presented to celebrate the tremendous achievements and contributions Canadians have made to their country.

For a complete list of this august group of recipients, please see the attached backgrounder.

PHOTO OPPORTUNITY
 
Who:  
The Honourable David C. Onley, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario
Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee medal recipients (see attached backgrounder)
What:   Inaugural presentation of Diamond Jubilee medals
Where:   Lieutenant Governor's Suite, Music Room, Queen's Park (2nd floor)
When:    Monday, February 6, 2012, 3:00 p.m.
     
  - Following the ceremony, the Lieutenant Governor and medal recipients will be available for photographs and to chat with the media in Committee Room # 230 -
 
  - Attending media are asked to arrive in the Music Room before 2:45 p.m. -

BACKGROUNDER

DIAMOND JUBILEE MEDAL RECIPIENTS

The following people* (listed alphabetically) will be presented the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee medal by the Honourable David C. Onley, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, on Monday, February 6, 2012.

Ms. Susan Aglukark
Mr. Tony Aspler
The Honourable Jean Augustine
Mr. Tom Axworthy
Mr. John Kim Bell
Mr. Paul Bosc Sr.
Ms. Marlene Brant Castellano
Mr. Austin Clarke
Mr. John R. Colombo
Mr. David Cronenberg
Master John Fraser
Mr. Rex Harrington
Reverend Brent Hawkes
Mr. Sandy Hawley
Mr. Euclid Herie
Ms. Chaviva Hosek
The Honourable Frank Iacobucci
Mr. Russ Jackson




   





























Ms. Molly Johnson
Ms. Karen Kain
Ms. Vicki Keith
Mr. Jamie Kennedy
Ms. Michele Landsberg
Mr. David Lepofsky
Mr. Stephen Lewis
Mr. Gordon Lightfoot
Major General Lewis MacKenzie
Ms. Natalie MacMaster
Mr. Peter Mansbridge
The Honourable Roy McMurtry
Mr. Gordon Pinsent
Mr. Lloyd Robertson
Mr. Clayton Ruby
Mr. Haroon Siddiqui
Professor Thomas Symons
The Honourable Michael Wilson
               
* Information current at time of release.

 

For further information:

Office of the Lieutenant Governor
416-325-7780
www.lt.gov.on.ca