The Viceregal Lion
  1. The Governor General of Canada
  2. His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston
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Meritorious Service Decorations

The Meritorious Service Decorations were created by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II to recognize individuals who have made outstanding achievements over a limited period of time. The Meritorious Service Cross, which was the first Meritorious Service Decoration, was created for the military in 1984. In 1991, a Meritorious Service Medal was added to the military division. At the same time, a Cross and a Medal were introduced for civilians.

Date modified: January 16, 2014