List of Canadian awards

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This is a list of all known awards in Canada, conferred by either members of the Canadian Royal Family, viceroys, governments, or private organizations.

National awards[edit]

Royal awards in the federal jurisdiction[edit]

Awarded by Award Created For
Sovereign of Canada Royal Victorian Chain 1902 Personal service to the sovereign
Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry 1933 Outstanding book of verse
Queen Elizabeth II Cup Show jumping championship[1]
Queen's Plate 1860 Thoroughbred horse racing championship
Queen Elizabeth II Trust Fund 1977 Young Canadians' understanding of each other's language and culture
Duke of Edinburgh The Duke of Edinburgh's Award 1956 Social, practical, and physical skills
Duke of Edinburgh's Cup The Duke of Edinburgh's Cup golf tournament[2]
Prince of Wales Prince of Wales Prize for Built Heritage Conservation and preservation of buildings of historic importance
Prince of Wales Stakes 1929 Thoroughbred horse racing championship
Duke and Duchess of York Duke and Duchess of York's Prize in Photography 1989 Excellence in photography
Prince Andrew Cup Cross country running championship

Viceregal awards in the federal jurisdiction[edit]

Military awards in the federal jurisdiction[edit]

Awarded by Award Created For
Canadian Forces Canadian Forces Medallion for Distinguished Service 1989 Outstanding service by individuals and groups who are not active members of the Canadian Forces
The Calgary Highlanders Clan of the Gallant Canadians 1992 Outstanding members of the regiment

Private awards in the federal jurisdiction[edit]

Awarded by Award Created For
Scouts Canada Queen's Venturer Award 1984 Highest Scouting proficiency
Queen's Scout 1909 High achievement in Scouting
Heritage Canada Prince of Wales Prize for Municipal Heritage Leadership 1999 Commitment to the conservation of its historic built environment
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Queen's Fellowship Outstanding doctoral fellow entering a programme in Canadian studies
Canada's Walk of Fame Walk of Fame star 1998 Achievements and accomplishments of successful Canadians
United Nations Association in Canada Pearson Medal of Peace 1979 Contribution to international service
Royal Society of Canada Awards from the Royal Society of Canada Varies Varies
Royal Canadian Mounted Police Connaught Cup 1914 Pistol marksmanship
National Hockey League Prince of Wales Trophy 1923 Eastern Conference playoff championship
Excellence Canada Canada Awards for Excellence 1984 Business excellence in quality

Provincial awards[edit]

Royal awards[edit]

  • Vice-Regal Badge of Service (for all Lieutenant governors/territorial commissioners [gold] and all their spouses [silver])

Viceregal awards[edit]

  • Vice-Regal and Commissioners' Commendation (presented by lieutenant governors and commissioners to recognise service to their respective offices)[3]

Alberta[edit]

Royal awards[edit]

Viceregal awards[edit]

  • Institute of Public Administration — Lieutenant Governor Award
  • Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Arts Awards Program
  • Lieutenant Governor's Greenwing Conservation Award
  • Lieutenant Governor's Leadership for Active Communities Award[7]

British Columbia[edit]

Viceregal awards[edit]

  • Vice-Regal and Commissioners Commendation Bar
  • Lieutenant Governor's Daryl Duke Awards for Screenwriting
  • Lieutenant Governor's Technology and Innovation Award
  • Lieutenant Governor's Awards for Public Safety
  • Lieutenant Governor's Conservation Award
  • Lieutenant Governor's Awards for Excellence in British Columbia Wines
  • Lieutenant Governor's Award for Literary Excellence
  • Lieutenant Governor's Award for Engineering Excellence
  • Lieutenant Governor's Silver Medal (University of Victoria)
  • Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia Awards in Architecture
  • Lieutenant Governor's Silver Medal for Excellence in Public Administration
  • Lieutenant Governor's Medal for Historical Writing
  • Lieutenant Governor's Silver Medal
  • Lieutenant Governor's Trophy
  • Lieutenant Governor's Handicap
  • Lieutenant Governor's Prize[8]
  • Vice Regal Commendation

Manitoba[edit]

Royal awards[edit]

Viceregal awards[edit]

  • Lieutenant Governor's Make a Difference Community Award
  • Lieutenant Governor's Vice-Regal Volunteer Award
  • Lieutenant Governor's Medal for Literacy
  • Lieutenant Governor's Award for Excellence in Public Administration
  • Lieutenant Governor's Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Community
  • Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba Classroom Teacher Award (discontinued)
  • Lieutenant Governor's Gold Medal (University of Manitoba, Degree Course in Agriculture)
  • Lieutenant Governor's Gold Medal (University of Winnipeg, Bachelor of Arts (General) degree)
  • Lieutenant Governor's Gold Medal (Brandon University)
  • Lieutenant Governor's Silver Medals (Red River Community College, Diploma in Science Department, Diploma in Arts Department, Certificate in Science Department, Certificate in Arts Department)
  • Lieutenant Governor's Silver Medals (Assiniboine Community College, Business Applied Arts Division, Industrial Technical Division)
  • Lieutenant Governor's Silver Medals (Keewatin Community College, Applied Studies Department, Trades and Technologies Department)
  • Lieutenant Governor's Silver Medals (Keewatin Community College, academic or vocational program)
  • Lieutenant Governor's Youth Experience Program
  • Lieutenant Governor's Trophy for the Winnipeg Music Competition Festival
  • Lieutenant Governor's Gold Medal for the Manitoba Provincial Rifle Association[10]

New Brunswick[edit]

Royal awards[edit]

Viceregal awards[edit]

  • Lieutenant Governor's Prix Dialogue Award du lieutenant-gouverneur
  • Lieutenant-Governor's Award for Excellence in Architecture
  • Lieutenant-Governor's Award for Excellence in Public Administration
  • Lieutenant-Governor's Prize for the Conservation of Wild Atlantic Salmon
  • Lieutenant-Governor's Award for Youth in Action, Youth in Motion[12]

Newfoundland and Labrador[edit]

Nova Scotia[edit]

Viceregal awards[edit]

  • Vice-Regal and Commissioners Commendation Bar
  • Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia Masterworks Arts Award
  • Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia's Ready to Write/Prêt à Écrire Award
  • Lieutenant Governor's Award for Conservation
  • Lieutenant Governor's Award of Excellence in Engineering
  • Lieutenant Governor's Award of Excellence in Public Administration
  • Lieutenant Governor's Design Awards for Architecture
  • Lieutenant Governor's Education Medal
  • Lieutenant Governor's Greenwing Award
  • Lieutenant Governor's Nova Scotia Talent Trust Award
  • Lieutenant Governor's Princess Louise Fusiliers Award for Excellence
  • Lieutenant Governor's Teaching Award
  • Lieutenant Governor's Community Spirit Award
  • Lieutenant Governor's Faith In Action Award
  • Lieutenant Governor's Intergenerational Awards
  • Lieutenant Governor's Community Voluntarism Award
  • Lieutenant Governor's Persons with Disabilities Employer Partnership Award
  • Lieutenant Governor's Hope and Inspiration Award
  • Nova Scotia Talent Trust Award[13]

Prince Edward Island[edit]

Ontario[edit]

Royal awards[edit]

Viceregal awards[edit]

  • Vice-Regal and Commissioners Commendation Bar
  • Lieutenant Governor's Community Volunteer Award for Students
  • Lieutenant Governor's Ontario Heritage Awards
  • Lieutenant Governor's Award for Marketing Excellence in Ontario
  • Lieutenant Governor's Literacy Pin
  • Lieutenant Governor's Community Volunteer Award
  • Lieutenant Governor's Award for Heritage
  • Lieutenant Governor's Games Trophies, Award, and Medallions
  • Lieutenant Governor's Medal of Distinction in Public Administration
  • Lieutenant Governor's Cup[16]
  • Lieutenant Governor's Award for Excellence in Ontario Wines[17]

Government awards[edit]

  • Amethyst Award for Outstanding Achievement by Ontario Public Servants
  • Community Action Award
  • Lincoln M. Alexander Award
  • Ontario Volunteer Service Awards
  • Outstanding Achievement Awards for Voluntarism in Ontario
  • Senior Achievement Award
  • Senior of the Year Award
  • Trillium Book Award
  • Ontario Medal for Young Volunteers

Quebec[edit]

Viceregal awards[edit]

  • Vice-Regal and Commissioners Commendation Bar
  • Lieutenant Governor’s Youth Medal (bronze)
  • Lieutenant Governor’s Seniors Medal (silver)
  • Lieutenant Governor’s Medal for Exceptional Merit (gold)[18]

Government awards[edit]

  • Prix du Québec; awarded by the Government of Quebec to individuals for cultural and scientific achievements. Founded in 1977, the government annually awards six awards in the cultural field and five in the scientific field.

Cultural awards

Scientific awards

Saskatchewan[edit]

Royal awards[edit]

Viceregal awards[edit]

  • Vice-Regal and Commissioners Commendation Bar
  • Canadian Cancer Society, Saskatchewan Division, Lieutenant Governor's Award of Distinction
  • Heritage Canada Foundation Lieutenant Governor's Award
  • Institute of Public Administration of Canada Lieutenant Governor's Medal
  • Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan Heritage Architecture Excellence Award
  • Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan Meritorious Achievement Award
  • Lieutenant Governor's Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Arts
  • Lieutenant Governor's Award for Outstanding Service to Rural Saskatchewan
  • Lieutenant Governor's Awards of Excellence
  • Lieutenant Governor's Medal for the Regina Men's Bonspiel
  • Lieutenant Governor's Oval Sled Dog Award
  • Saskatchewan Lieutenant Governor's Greenwing Conservation Award[21]
  • Lieutenant Governor's Celebration of the Arts Pin

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lamaze takes Queen Elizabeth II Cup". CBC. 7 July 2008. Retrieved 6 November 2009. [dead link]
  2. ^ "The Duke of Edinburgh's Award: Investing in Young Canadians". The Globe and Mail. 18 November 2005. Retrieved 10 August 2008. [dead link]
  3. ^ Office of the Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia. "Government House > Vice-Regal and Commissioners' Commendation". Queen's Printer for Nova Scotia. Retrieved 1 November 2012. 
  4. ^ Hoople, Chelsea (2002). "Alberta honours its citizens in the name of the Queen". Canadian Monarchist News (Toronto: Monarchist League of Canada). Autumn 2002. Retrieved 27 June 2009. [dead link]
  5. ^ a b Elizabeth II (20 March 2002), Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Recognition Act, 2, Edmonton: Queen's Printer for Alberta, retrieved 8 August 2010 
  6. ^ Government of Alberta: Scholarship to commemorate Royal Visit to Alberta; May 25, 2005
  7. ^ Office of the Lieutenant Governor of Alberta. "Awards and Events". Queen's Printer for Alberta. Retrieved 28 June 2009. [dead link]
  8. ^ Office of the Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia. "Lieutenant Governor > Awards > Lieutenant Governor and Government House Foundation Awards". Queen's Printer for British Columbia. Retrieved 28 June 2009. 
  9. ^ Department of Canadian Heritage. "2010 Royal Tour > Itinerary for 2010 Royal Tour of Canada". Queen's Printer for Canada. Retrieved 9 August 2010. 
  10. ^ Office of the Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba. "Awards". Queen's Printer for Manitoba. Retrieved 2 July 2009. [dead link]
  11. ^ "New Brunswick Provincial Archives > The Golden Jubilee: A New Brunswick Tribute". Queen's Printer. Retrieved 2008-11-04. 
  12. ^ Office of the Lieutenant-Governor: Herménégilde Chiasson Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick
  13. ^ Office of the Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia. "The Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia > Lieutenant Governor's Awards". Queen's Printer for Nova Scotia. Retrieved 11 July 2009. 
  14. ^ "Government of Ontario > Ontario Student Assistance Program > 2008-2009 Queen Elizabeth II Aiming for the Top Scholarship". Queen's Printer for Ontario. Retrieved 2008-11-04. [dead link]
  15. ^ The Canadian Royal Heritage Trust: COURAGE OF THE QUEEN
  16. ^ Office of the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario. "Awards". Queen's Printer for Ontario. Retrieved 4 July 2009. 
  17. ^ Office of the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario. "Lieutenant Governor's Award for Excellence in Ontario Wines". Queen's Printer for Ontario. Retrieved 15 April 2011. 
  18. ^ Office of the Lieutenant Governor of Quebec. "Awards Program > Lieutenant Governor of Québec Awards Program". Éditeur officiel du Québec. Retrieved 6 July 2009. 
  19. ^ Princess Royal in Saskatchewan (2004)
  20. ^ [1]
  21. ^ Office of the Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan. "The Office > Honours and Awards". Queen's Printer for Saskatchewan. Retrieved 1 July 2009.