Oakville recipients of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Medal

This year, the Government of Canada launched a number of Platinum Jubilee celebrations for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, marking the 70th anniversary of her accession to the throne. She ascended the throne on February 6, 1952, at the age of 25.

Over the past 7 decades, Queen Elizabeth II has been a constant presence in the lives of Canadians and has witnessed significant growth and change in Canadian society. The Queen has cultivated lasting ties with Canadians over years of connecting with our rich cultures and traditions, with 22 official visits.

To mark this auspicious occasion, MPs received a limited number of commemorative pins. MP Anita Anand and Pam Damoff have called for nominations to recognize outstanding members of the community for their hard work and dedication.

Community leaders were selected based on their service in a wide range of areas, including services to children and young people, preservation of the environment and history, diversity and inclusion, and support for newcomers, among others.

“Each of these recipients has done outstanding work for the betterment of our community, and on behalf of the residents of Oakville, I am extremely grateful for their hard work and dedication,” said Oakville MLA Anita Anand. .

More than 50 recipients residing in MP Anita Anand’s constituency received certificates and lapel pins to celebrate their achievements. The recipients are:

A list of Oakville recipients chosen by Oakville North-Burlington MLA Pam Damoff will be provided once she presents them in August.

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