The Orders, Decorations and Medals of Canada

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Links and Other References


Jean-Paul LeBlanc, a fine Canadian, for encouragement; Scott Laird for sending a picture and information on the Canadian Peacekeeping Services Medal, Marc Moisan for information on the South-West Asia Service Medal and Arjeh van der Sluis for information on new awards.

Grateful thanks to eMedals who permitted the use of images from their catalogues.


Governor General of Canada - Canadian Honours

Canadian Department of National Defence - Honours and Awards

Canadian Department of Veterans' Affairs - Canadian Military Medals and Decorations

Saskatchewan Honours and Awards Program - Canadian Honours (Archived July 2004).

Order of Prince Edward Island (Archived February 2001).

Antonio Prieto Barrio - Ribbons of Canada - Page 1 - Page 2 - Page 3 - Page 4 - Page 5 - Page 6 - Page 7 - Page 8

David Devine - Rusty Knight's Place: Canadian Medals

Lucasz Gaszewski - British Commonwealth Decorations Ribbon Rackbuilder

Jean-Paul LeBlanc - Medals of Canada (Archived July 2014).

Ilya Repetski - World Awards: Canada

Eric Semon - Décorations du Canada

Jeremy Turcotte's Directory to Canadian Medals

Yuri Yashnev - For Merit: Canada

Wikipedia - Orders, Decorations and Medals of Canada

Text References

National Defence Canada (2008) Canadian Honours and Awards bestowed upon members of the Canadian Forces/Distinctions honorfiques canadiennes conférées aux membres des Forces canadiennes - available to read online or for download of a free PDF HERE.

McCreery, C. (2011) The Canadian Forces' Decoration National Defence Directorate of Honours and Recognition, Ottawa - available to read online or for download of a free PDF HERE.

McCreery, C. (2015) The Canadian Honours System, 2nd Edition Dundum.

Reynolds, K. (n.d.) Pro Valore: Canada's Victoria Cross

World Medals Index ODM of Canada Ribbons Text List

Page last updated: 6 April 2016