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Nomination deadline is July 17

HOW TO NOMINATE

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Ontario is recognizing 13 outstanding citizens for their exceptional long-term contributions to their communities and to the province.

The 2014 recipients of the Ontario Medal for Good Citizenship with the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario (centre), and Michael Chan, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and International Trade.
The 2014 recipients of the Ontario Medal for Good Citizenship with the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario (centre), and Michael Chan, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and International Trade.


The Ontario Medal for Good Citizenship recognizes individuals who, through exceptional long-term efforts, have made outstanding contributions to their communities.

Past Medal Recipients

2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007

Nomination process

Who is eligible?

Anyone living in Ontario is eligible for this medal, including federal, provincial and municipal representatives who are no longer in public office.

How do I nominate someone?

To submit by post:

If submitting by post:

  • You will not be able to save any information you type in the submission form.
  • You will be able to type information in the form then print it, or print the form first then complete it by hand.
  • Please include all mandatory documentation with the completed form prior to posting.
  1. Download the latest version of Adobe Reader Adobe Reader free from the Adobe website.
  2. Right-click and save the blank form on your computer desktop.
  3. First open Adobe Reader, then open the form saved on your computer desktop.
  4. Fill out the form according to the instructions.
  5. Print a copy of the completed form for your records.
  6. Submit your completed form and all mandatory supporting documents by post.

When is the deadline?

The deadline is July 17 of each year. If July 17 falls on a weekend or holiday, nominations will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. the following business day.

All nominations received after the deadline will be considered for the following year. Nominations may be submitted at any time.

How are recipients selected?

An advisory council considers all nominations and selects the recipients. The Lieutenant Governor is the honourary chair of the advisory council.

How are the medals presented?

The medals are presented at a special ceremony held at Queen's Park and hosted by the Lieutenant Governor.

Need more information

Refer to the nomination form to get more details about program requirements

Contact Us

Email: ontariohonoursandawards@ontario.ca

Phone: 416-314-7526
Toll-free: 1-877-832-8622
TTY: 416-327-2391

Mail:    Ontario Honours and Awards Secretariat
Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration
400 University Avenue, 4th Floor
Toronto, ON
M7A 2R9