Ceremony fit for a queen

Langley MP Mark Warawa will present 30 Diamond Jubilee Medals to outstanding Langley residents.

  • Nov. 9, 2012 5:00 a.m.

Langley MP Mark Warawa will host a ceremony at the Rose Gellert Hall of the Langley Community Music School to present Diamond Jubilee Medals to 30 Langley residents who have made outstanding contributions to their communities and country.

“It is a great pleasure to pay tribute to Langley residents who have gone above and beyond to serve their communities,” Warawa said.

“These medals, which commemorate the extraordinary service of Her Majesty The Queen to Canada, are a fitting tribute to those who have given so much of themselves to our community.”

The ceremony will be held on Saturday, Nov. 24, at which time the recipients’ names will be made public.

Due to space restrictions, the event is limited to invitation only.

In addition to being a symbol of their remarkable achievements, the Diamond Jubilee Medal is also a celebration of The Queen’s own service and devotion to the country.

The Diamond Jubilee Medal was created in honour of the 60th anniversary of the Queen accession to the Throne.

The medal recognizes Canadians from all walks of life who have made significant contributions to Canada or whose achievements abroad have brought credit to Canada.

A total of 60,000 Diamond Jubilee Medals will be given to Canadians throughout the year.

Just Posted

Langley students help out at clinic during National Blood Donors Week

Credo Christian students helped celebrated National Blood Donors Week by helping at a blood clinic

Langley’s oldest and last strip bar shuts its doors

The Alder Inn, in operation since 1957, has reportedly been purchased

Update: Show of support after pride flag was taken down by Township of Langley

Township statement said flag was removed due to “confusion” about whether it was on private property

No more TransLink buses for Langley until at least September

Route changes and increases start soon, but Langley gets no increases this summer

Kwantlen-language street signs proposed for Fort Langley

Halkomelem language could be added to local signage

PHOTOS: Elusive ‘ghost whale’ surfaces near Campbell River

Ecotourism operator captures images of the rare white orca

Victoria mom describes finding son ‘gone’ on first day of coroners inquest into overdose death

Resulting recommendations could change handling of youth records amidst the overdose crisis

Dash-cam video in trial of accused cop killer shows man with a gun

Footage is shown at trial of Oscar Arfmann, charged with killing Const. John Davidson of Abbotsford

Suicide confirmed in case of B.C. father who’d been missing for months

2018 disappearance sparked massive search for Ben Kilmer

Eight U.S. senators write to John Horgan over B.C. mining pollution

The dispute stems from Teck Resources’ coal mines in B.C.’s Elk Valley

Dinosaur statues from defunct Dinotown theme park stolen in Chilliwack

The dinosaur figures once graced the theme park but were destined for Chilliwack fundraiser

Threats charge against Surrey’s Jaspal Atwal stayed

Atwal, 64, was at centre of controversy in 2018 over his attendance at prime minister’s reception in India

Anti-vaxxer Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to speak in Surrey

He’s keynote speaker at Surrey Environment and Business Awards luncheon by Surrey Board of Trade Sept. 17

Otters devour 150 trout at Kootenay hatchery

The hatchery has lost close to 150 fish in the past several months

Most Read