Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal presentation to Debbie DeCaire for her work in building the Paralympic movement.
A new commemorative medal was created… to mark the 2012 celebrations of the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s accession to the Throne as Queen of Canada. The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal is a tangible way for Canada to honour Her Majesty for her service to this country. At the same time, it serves to honour significant contributions and achievements by Canadians.
TORONTO – Presenting the award is Minister of State (Sport), The Honourable Bal Gosal. In addition, the CPC will be presenting additional Diamond Jubilee medals to 8 individuals who have helped grow the Paralympic movement in Canada. The ceremony will be held at the Royal Ontario Museum on Friday, December 21, 2012.
Debbie DeCaire, Builder, Rowing
Jerry Tonello, Coach, Wheelchair Basketball
Steven Keith, Builder
Alex Cranfield-Sinclair, Builder, Swimming
Reg Chappell, Coach, Swimming
Nancy Quinn, Builder
Dean Mellway, Builder
Helen Manning, Builder, Athletics
Ken Hall, Coach, Athletics