The purpose of the Honour Program of the Lieutenant Governor is to recognize Quebecers who have had a positive influence on their community or Québec nation their involvement, determination and desire to go beyond their personal bests. There are three honour categories:
On the obverse of the medal is an effigy of the Lieutenant Governor and around the rim is the inscription "Honorable Pierre Duchesne, 28e lieutenant-gouverneur du Québec."On the reverse are the personal arms of the Lieutenant Governor.
Recipients of various honors must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents within the meaning of the Act on the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (SC 2001, c. 27) and reside permanently in Quebec. However, in certain circumstances, the Lieutenant Governor's Medal for Exceptional Merit may be awarded to a person who resides outside of Quebec.
Any application submitted by the candidate himself will not be considered.
One medal may be awarded in each category to the same person during his life.
Honors the Lieutenant Governor may be awarded posthumously.
Lieutenant Governor reserves the right to refuse any application.
Please note that March 1 of each year is the deadline for nominations for the entire program of the Lieutenant-Governor's Medal.
In the context of regional tours, the Lieutenant Governor shall preside at ceremonies medals.
For more information, please contact the Office of the Lieutenant Governor by email through the form below.