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Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Commemorative Metal Recipient 2012 Diamond Jubilee Medal Created in 2012 to mark the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s accession to the Throne as Queen of Canada, the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal was a tangible way for Canada to honour Her Majesty for her service to this country. At the same time, this commemorative medal served to honour significant contributions and achievements by Canadians. During the year of celebrations, 60 000 deserving Canadians were recognized. To ensure that a variety of fields of activity were recognized, partner organizations were invited by the Government of Canada to nominate candidates from their community or organization for this national honour.
In 2011 Walk With Me Canada Victim Services presented [free-them] with an Award of Excellence in recognition of the tireless effort you give in coordinating advocacy and awareness events across Canada, we appreciate the passion, dedication and leadership you have exemplified in response to the issues surrounding Human Trafficking.
2011 YMCA Peace Medallion Recipient As part of Peace Week, the YMCA awards Peace Medallions to remarkable individuals or groups who are taking action and inspiring others to find peaceful solutions to the challenges faced by communities. Peace Medallion recipients can be artists, environmentalists, activists, parents, students, community groups and so on. But the thing they all have in common is that they passionately contribute their time and talent to making local and global communities more peaceful places to live.