This medal was to mark the 25th year of the accession of King George V to the throne.
The coronation of King George VI took place on 12 May 1937, following the death of King George V on 20 January 1936 and the abdication of King Edward VIII on 11 December 1936.
The medals were presented following the coronation on 02 June 1953.
This medal was issued to commemorate the Centennial of Canada's Confederation in 1867.
The medal was instituted on 06 February 1977, with most awards made in the same year.
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