Guidelines for the Selection of Recipients
Be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada, but need not necessarily reside in Canada;
Have made a significant contribution to a particular province, territory, region or community within Canada, or an achievement abroad that brings credit to Canada; and
Be alive on February 6th, 2012, the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty’s accession to the Throne. The medal can be awarded posthumously, as long as the recipient was alive on that date.
The following guidelines have been developed to provide guidance in selecting deserving candidates:
The awarding of the medal should focus on the achievements of persons who have helped to build the Canada of today, including seniors, volunteers, veterans and youth;
Through their achievements and sustained contribution, the candidates have distinguished themselves from othersemployed in the same field;
Recipients should be highly respected individuals within their community. The recipients’ names will be part of the public record;
The list of recipients should be inclusive and reflect the demographics of the region or community;
The selection process should be non-partisan and merit-based;
The medal is to be awarded to individuals only, not to groups or couples
To submit a nomination, please complete the nomination form
. You will be asked to provide your contact information; contact information for the nominee; and a short description (40 words/250 characters) of the candidate’s achievements. Nominations may be submitted in English or French.
Nominations are due by September 6, 2012. Only nominations submitted through the online form will be accepted; please do not submit nominations by email.
For more information on the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medals, please visit http://www.gg.ca/diamondjubilee
. For more information on the CAG nomination process, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Canadian Association on Gerontology Travel and accommodation costs to the awards ceremony will not be covered by the CAG. Please note that the date, time and location of the awards ceremony is subject to change.