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Canadian Honours System

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ISBN-10: 1550025546

ISBN-13: 9781550025545

Edition: 2005

Authors: Christopher McCreery

List price: $60.00
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Since the creation of the Canadian honours system in 1967, more than 250,000 citizens have been rewarded. Examining each award in detail, this book looks at the historical background, design and criteria for bestowal, as well as the heraldry, protocol and mounting and wear of the medals.
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Book details

List price: $60.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Dundurn
Publication date: 4/30/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 408
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.936
Language: English

Christopher McCreery has served as an advisor to the Canadian and British governments on honours policy.

Foreword
Honours, awards and decorations around the world
Honours in Canada to 1867
Canadian honours from confederation to the centennial, 1867-1967
Failed proposals
The Order of Canada
The Order of Military Merit
The Order of Merit of the Police Forces
The queen's personal honours
The Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem
The provincial orders
Bravery decorations
Military valour decorations
Meritorious service decorations
War, operational and service medals
United Nations service medals
North Atlantic Treaty Organization medals
International mission medals
The Canadian Forces Decoration
The RCMP Long Service Medal
Exemplary service medals
The Queen's Medal for Champion Shot
Commemorative medals
The Canadian Memorial Cross
Organizational long service awards
Mention in dispatches
Canadian Forces commendations
Commendations
Commonwealth and foreign awards
Protocol
Components of Canadian orders, decorations and medals
Canadian honours in heraldry
Future prospects
The Canadian order of precedence of orders, decorations and medals (list of abbreviations)
Establishment and amendments to Canadian orders, decorations and medals
Equalization chart, pre-1967 Canadian/British honours and the modern Canadian honours system
Research and values
Ribbon chart