South Mississauga Celebrates Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee
Residents Honoured With Prestigious Diamond Jubilee Medal
June 26, 2012
Mississauga South MPP Hon. Charles Sousa and MP Stella Ambler will be presenting ten Queen’s Diamond Jubilee medals to residents of south Mississauga who have made exceptional contributions to Mississauga, Ontario and Canada.
The medal pays special tribute to Queen Elizabeth II’s 60 years on the throne and honours her life-long commitment to her duty.
Ontario is awarding over 2,000 outstanding Canadians with Diamond Jubilee Medals.
Pat Anderson, O.M.C
Dr. Boyd Upper, M.D.
"The Diamond Jubilee Medal commemorates Her Majesty the Queen’s 60 year reign and her lifetime of dedicated service to our country. I am very proud to have this opportunity to recognize these outstanding members of our community. Their contributions reflect Her Majesty’s commitment to duty and making Ontario a better place."
— Hon. Charles Sousa, MPP Mississauga South
"I cannot think of a better way to celebrate and honour Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth's incredible service to Canada and all Canadians, than by recognizing these remarkable members of the community. By awarding the Diamond Jubilee Medal to these individuals, we are demonstrating our deepest appreciation for their commitment and service to our community and our country."
—- Stella Ambler, Member of Parliament, Mississauga South
- 60,000 citizens across Canada will receive the Diamond Jubilee Medal.
- Queen Elizabeth II’s reign of 60 years is the second-longest for a British monarch; only Queen Victoria has reigned longer.
- Her coronation service in 1953 was the first to be televised.
Find more information at the Governor General’s website.
Watch the Premier talk about the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee
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