Commendation

Commander-in-Chief Unit Commendation

The Commander-in-Chief (CinC) Unit Commendation may be awarded to any unit or sub-unit of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF), or to any similar organization of a foreign armed force working with or in conjunction with the CAF, that has performed an extraordinary deed or activity of a rare high standard in extremely hazardous circumstances.

Commander-in-Chief Unit Commendation

Vice-Regal Commendation

 

This Honour is administered by the Chancellery of Honours at Rideau Hall, for more information, click on the link below.

http://www.gg.ca/

 

Vice-Regal Commendation

RCMP Commissioner’s Commendation

This commendation program is administered by the Honours and Recognition Branch of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. For more information, click on the link below.

http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca

RCMP Commissioner’s Commendation

Command Commendation

The Command Commendation is awarded to recognize deeds or activities beyond the demand of normal duty. The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) grants the authority to specific commanders to award the Command Commendation. The CDS has directed that only commanders of an official command in accordance with the relevant Ministerial Organization Order, and reporting directly to the CDS, may be granted this authority.  The list of commanders who can currently award the Command Commendation is as follows:

  • Vice Chief of the Defence Staff;
  • Commander of the Royal Canadian Navy;
  • Commander of the Canadian Army;
  • Commander of the Royal Canadian Air Force;
  • Commander Military Personnel Command;
  • Commander of the Canadian Joint Operations Command;
  • Commander of the Canadian Special Operations Forces Command;
  • Commander of the Canadian Forces Intelligence Command; and
  • Deputy Commander NORAD;

Nominations shall be submitted in accordance with instructions issued by the commander or NDHQ group principal concerned.

Command Commendation

RCMP Commander's Commendation

This commendation program is administered by the Honours and Recognition Branch of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. For more information, click on the link below.

http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca

RCMP Commander's Commendation

St. John Chancellor’s Commendation

The Chancellor’s Commendation is awarded by the Chancellor of the Priory of Canada of the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem to acknowledge a contribution which deserves recognition but which does not meet the criteria for admission or promotion within the Order itself.

St. John Chancellor’s Commendation

St. John Provincial/Territorial Commendation

The Provincial/Territorial Commendation is awarded by the President of a Provincial/Territorial Council of the Priory of Canada of the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem to acknowledge a contribution which deserves recognition but which does not meet the criteria for admission or promotion within the Order itself.

St. John Provincial/Territorial Commendation
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