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March 26, 2012
Federal, Provincial Reps invite nominations for Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal

BROCKVILLE, March 26, 2012 – Ontario Senator Bob Runciman, Leeds-Grenville MP Gord Brown and MPP Steve Clark are inviting local residents to submit nominations for the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal

The Diamond Jubilee Medal is designed to celebrate Queen Elizabeth’s 60 years of selfless service and devotion to duty, while also honouring exceptional Canadians for their contributions.

Runciman, Brown and Clark have each been allocated a number of medals by the Governor General’s office for presentation to deserving recipients. They’ve appointed a committee of prominent citizens – Harry Pratt of Kemptville, David Beatty of Brockville, Judi Baril of Prescott, and John Nalon of Gananoque – to review the nominations and approximately 60 recipients will be honoured at an event jointly hosted by the three representatives in the fall.

Nominees must be residents of Leeds-Grenville, a Canadian citizen or permanent resident, must have made a significant contribution to a province, region or community within Canada or an achievement abroad that brings credit to Canada, and must have been alive as of Feb. 6, 2012 (the anniversary of Her Majesty’s accession to the Throne). For more information, visit


To nominate a candidate, please submit the name, address, telephone number and e-mail address of the nominee, along with a brief summary of his or her achievements (40 words). The submission should also include the gender, age and preferred language of the nominee. In addition, nominators must provide their own name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address. All submissions must be typed and clearly indicate that they are nominations for the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal.

The deadline for nominations to be received is June 15. Nominations can be sent to any of the three representatives’ offices.
The addresses to which nominations can be mailed are as follows:

Senator Bob Runciman
Room 351, East Block,
Ottawa, ON, K1A 0A4
Leeds-Grenville MP Gord Brown
1000 Islands Mall, 2399 Parkedale Ave.,
Brockville, ON, K6V 3G9
Leeds-Grenville MPP Steve Clark
100 Strowger Blvd, Suite 101,
Brockville, ON, K6V 5J9

No postage is necessary to mail nominations to Senator Runciman or MP Brown.

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