October 18, 2012: Ontario Medal for Good Citizenship recipients with the Honourable Charles Sousa, Minister of Citizenship and Immigration (left) and the Honourable David C. Onley, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario (centre).
The Ontario Medal for Good Citizenship recognizes individuals who, through exceptional long-term efforts, have made outstanding contributions to their communities.
Anyone living in Ontario is eligible for this medal, including federal, provincial and municipal representatives who are no longer in public office.
Any individual or organization in Ontario can nominate someone for this medal.
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.
An advisory council considers all nominations and selects the recipients. The Lieutenant Governor is the honourary chair of the advisory council.
The medals are presented at a special ceremony held at Queen's Park and hosted by the Lieutenant Governor.
Refer to the nomination form to get more details about program requirements
Mail: Ontario Honours and Awards Secretariat
Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration
400 University Avenue, 4th Floor