Friday, March 30th, at Government House in Victoria, British Columbia, His Honour the Honourable Steven Point, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia, presented the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal to volunteers who have been instrumental in supporting his programs and initiatives.
In particular, the medal was presented to volunteers who support the Lieutenant Governor’s other initiatives and programs, including the creation of his CD, A Dedication to the People of British Columbia, the first all First Nations Cadet Corps in the province, the canoes he gifted to the Province and to the Royal Canadian Navy, the Lieutenant Governor’s Awards for Excellence in British Columbia Wines and to members of the Friends of Government House.
The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee commemorative medal was created to mark the 2012 celebrations of the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s accession to the Throne as Queen of Canada. The medal is a tangible way for Canada to honour Her Majesty for her service to this country. At the same time, it serves to honour significant contributions and achievements by Canadians. During the year of celebrations, 60 000 deserving Canadians will be recognized.
One of those noted, was Major Brian Venables – Divisional Secretary for Public Relations and Development.
Congratulations to Major Venables for his continued dedication to our communities.