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Medals and other decorations that honour Canadians who have served.

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History, Meaning, and Significance

When one thinks of medals, the image of veterans gathered for Remembrance Day often comes to mind. But while these honours are generally associated with military service, civilian equivalents exist to honour exceptional contributions to the nation in time of war, or for outstanding acts of citizenship.

Mounting and Wearing of Decorations, Campaign Stars, and Medals

The following is provided in order that those awarded War Decorations, Campaign Stars and Medals, particularly those earned during the First World War, the Second World War and the Korean War, may know how they should be mounted and worn.

Medal Contact Information

Contact information for medals and decorations.

Frequently Asked Questions

Requests for medals have come in from Veterans, families of deceased Veterans, as well as requests for general information, verification for additional awards, and much more.

Second World War Tribute Program

The Second World War Tribute program honours the sacrifices and achievements of Canada’s Second World War Veterans.

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