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Ontario Honours Advisory Council

Ministry
Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries
URL
https://www.ontario.ca/page/honours-and-awards
Address
ONTARIO HONOURS AND AWARDS SECRETARIAT, MINISTRY OF TOURISM, CULTURE AND SPORT, 400 UNIVERSITY AVENUE, 5TH FLOOR
TORONTO
M7A2R9
Phone
416-314-7526
Fax
416-314-7743
Background
O.C. 1569/73; O.C. 1573/75; O.C. 1816/76; O.C. 3061/79; O.C. 1812/80; O.C. 2963/75; O.C. 2984/77; O.C. 1870/2004; O.C. 2482/76; O.C. 3209/81; O.C. 471/99; O.C. 710/2015
Function

The council is an advisory body which considers all nominations and recommends candidates who have the greatest merit for the honours of The Province of Ontario Medal for Good Citizenship, The Province of Ontario Medal for Police Bravery, The Province of Ontario Medal for Firefighters Bravery and The Ontario Medal for Young Volunteers.

Membership

The council is divided into a Citizenship Division and a Bravery Division. The Citizenship Division is composed of up to nine members appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council, one of whom is designated Vice-Chair. The Bravery Division is composed of up to seven members appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council, one of whom is designated Vice-Chair. The Lieutenant Governor is the Honorary Chair of the advisory council and the Lieutenant Governor in Council appoints a Chair to oversee both divisions. The Fire Marshal of Ontario and the Associate Chair of the Ontario Civilian Police Commission are ex-officio, non-voting members of the Bravery Division.

Term

Members are appointed for a term not exceeding three years and may be reappointed for subsequent terms, each not exceeding three years, for a total term no greater than nine years.

Meetings
• Citizenship Division - Meetings are held twice a year to select recipients of the medals.• Bravery Division - One meeting per year to select recipients of the medals.
Remuneration

Appointees are eligible to receive expenses.

Appointments & Vacancies

No. Position Member Term Location
1. Chair (Part-Time) ANDRÉ LEVESQUE
21-May-2020 - 20-May-2023
ottawa
2. Vice-Chair (Part-Time) ERIC JOLLIFFE
23-Jul-2020 - 22-Jul-2023
barrie
3. Member (Part-Time) CAROL CROWE
12-Nov-2020 - 11-Nov-2023
tiny
4. Member (Part-Time) RICHARD BOYES
26-Nov-2020 - 25-Nov-2023
corunna
5. Member (Part-Time) JEFFREY LAJOIE
07-Jan-2021 - 06-Jan-2024
sault ste. marie
6. Member (Part-Time) MICHAEL BATEMAN
25-Feb-2021 - 24-Feb-2024
toronto
7. Member (Part-Time) JANET HARNDEN
04-Mar-2021 - 03-Mar-2024
belleville
8. Member (Part-Time) ERNIE HUGHES
10-Jun-2021 - 09-Jun-2024
nepean
9. Member (Part-Time) NAVJOT NANDA
08-Jul-2021 - 07-Jul-2024
oakville
10. Member (Part-Time) KENT MOORE
29-Jul-2021 - 28-Jul-2024
amaranth
11. Member (Part-Time) SUSAN TURGEON
07-Oct-2021 - 06-Oct-2024
corbeil
12. Member (Part-Time) DANIEL HERBACK
04-Nov-2021 - 03-Nov-2024
pembroke