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.
Page last updated: 9 May 2002