Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal Miniature
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The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal commemorates the 60th anniversary of the Accession of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Second to the Throne as Queen of Canada. The medal is administered by the Chancellery of Honours at Rideau Hall.
Eligibility and Criteria
Eligible candidates must meet the following national criteria:
- Have made significant contributions to Canada or to a particular province, territory, region, or community within Canada, or for an outstanding achievement abroad that has brought great credit to Canada,
- Be citizens or permanent residents of Canada, and
- Be alive on February 6, 2012. The award can be made posthumously, as long as the candidate was alive on that date.
The list of partners in this medal program and their allocation of medals have been confirmed. During the anniversary year, 60 000 medals will be awarded, of which 11 000 will recognize members of the Canadian Forces (CF).
The military selection criteria is based on merit and includes guidelines to ensure the recipients are representative of the entire CF population, Regular and Reserve, including Cadet Instructors, Canadian Rangers, and holders of Honorary Appointments. The allocation of medals for the military will be administered by the Directorate of Honours and Recognition (DH&R).
To honour public service employees, medals have also been allocated to federal departments and agencies, including DND. Nominations will be made in accordance with the criteria above and using selection guidelines to ensure that recipients reflect the diversity of the department. The allocation of medals for public service employees within DND will be administered by the Corporate Awards and Recognition Team at ADM(HR-Civ).
Members of the Defence Team seeking details on criteria and selection guidelines may consult the Defence Information Network (DIN) where CANFORGEN 006/12 refers.
There is no bar to this medal.
Image shows front and back face of medal.