Important dates

The deadline for 2020 nominations is Thursday, October 30, 2020.


The medal honours members of a Canadian fire service with over 20 years of service, with 10 years involving duties with potential risk.

The Chancellery of Canadian Orders awards this medal. Awards are made on behalf of the Sovereign by Instruments signed by the Governor General. The Lieutenant Governor presents the medals to all recipients.

How to nominate

Step 1. Read the guidelines

Go to the Governor General of Canada website to read the nomination guidelines (PDF, 714 KB).

Step 2. Save the blank nomination form on your local drive (for example, computer desktop) or a local disk (for example, USB)

Step 3. Complete the nomination form

Fill out the nomination form and save a copy in your files. Only electronic submissions are accepted.

Step 4. Submit the nomination package

Submit your cover letter and federal nomination form by emailing [email protected].

  • Nominations received by mail or fax will be returned to the nominator for proper electronic resubmission.

If you have any questions regarding the completion or submission of your nomination forms, please contact Alex Martsynkevych or call 1-866-421-6929.