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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.

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The back of the medal is inscribed with the years of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II's reign, 1952 to 2012 and the words

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.

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Diamond Jubilee Medal Recipients

Albertans honoured with Diamond Jubilee Medal

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

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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in Alberta