Diamond Jubilee medal nominations now open in Delta and Richmond
Nominations are now being accepted for Delta and Richmond recipients of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal.
The medals—30 of them—will be awarded to a citizen who has made a significant contribution either to Canada or to a particular province, territory, region or community within Canada; or has made an outstanding achievement abroad that brings credit to Canada , and was living on Feb. 6, 2012.
Delta-Richmond East Conservative MP Kerry-Lynne D. Findlay has been given the honour of handing them out.
Earlier this month Governor General David Johnston presented the first 60 medals at presentation ceremony at Rideau Hall in Ottawa.
Among the recipients were freestyle skier Alexandre Bilodeau, and entrepreneur Brett Wilson.
In total, about 60,000 Canadians will receive the medal over the course of the year.
Nominations must be submitted by June 15, 2012. Nomination forms can be obtained at: kerrylynnefindlaymp.ca.