A year-long celebration
Albertans will join fellow Canadians from coast-to-coast this year to mark the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II. There will be events and celebrations to honour Her Majesty's 60 remarkable years of service as Queen of Canada.
Local Albertans honoured with the Diamond Jubilee MedalThursday, January 24, 2013
"The Diamond Jubilee Medal is a way to recognize those among us who have made a lasting contribution to the quality of life we are fortunate to enjoy as Albertans and Canadians," said Lieutenant Governor Ethell.
Diamond Jubilee Medal Recipients
The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee commemorative medal marks the 60th anniversary of her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II's accession to the Throne as Queen of Canada. 60,000 deserving Canadians are being recognized with the medal during the year. These Albertan recipients are among them.
Diamond Jubilee Photos
King George VI Coronation — May 13, 1937
Princess Elizabeth with Queen Elizabeth at the RAF Station — July 6, 1944
The Royal Couple in Calgary — 1959
Her Majesty with Premier Peter Lougheed at the Calgary Stampede — 1973
Queen Elizabeth II — 1990