Canada: The Royal Victorian Order

Ribbon: Blue with white, red, white edges.

Instituted: 21 April 1896 by Queen Victoria.

Awarded: For personal services to the Sovereign.

Grades: 3 (Commander, Lieutenant and Member). The highest 2 grades, which carry the title of Knight or Dame, are not awarded to Canadian citizens.

Post-nominal letters: Commander CVO, Lieutnant LVO, and Member MVO.

Commander Lieutenant Member
Commander Lieutenant Member
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Page last updated: 9 May 2002