Governor General to invest 73 members of the Canadian Armed Forces into the Order of Military Merit

OTTAWA, Ontario—Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada, will invest 5 Commanders (C.M.M.), 11 Officers (O.M.M.) and 57 Members (M.M.M.) into the Order of Military Merit at an investiture ceremony at Rideau Hall.

Created in 1972, the Order of Military Merit recognizes distinctive merit and exceptional service displayed by the men and women of the Canadian Armed Forces, both Regular and Reserve. Many have demonstrated dedication and devotion beyond the call of duty, and the Order honours them for their commitment to Canada.

List of appointees attending the ceremony


Date:               Friday, May 24, 2024
Time:              11:00 a.m.
Location:        Rideau Hall Ballroom

Notes for media:

  • To guarantee your access to the ceremony, we ask that you please confirm your attendance with the Rideau Hall Press Office at
  • Media are asked to arrive at the Princess Anne Entrance no later than 10:30 a.m. on the day of the ceremony.
  • Official photos of the ceremony will be made available upon request.

Media information
Rideau Hall Press Office

All requests for interviews with recipients should be directed to the Department of National Defence:
Department of National Defence
Media Relations Office

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