Provincial Awards

Ontario’s medal and recognition programs celebrate the people who make our province a better place to live. Find out about the honours and awards given by the Government or Lieutenant Governor of Ontario.

Order of Ontario

The Order of Ontario is the province’s highest honour. An Ontarian who has shown outstanding qualities of individual excellence and achievement in any field is eligible to be appointed.

Learn about the Order of Ontario and how you can nominate someone.

Volunteering

Learn how to nominate someone for honours and awards for achievements in volunteering.

Bravery

Learn how to nominate someone for an award for an outstanding act of bravery.

Inclusion

Learn how to nominate an individual or group for an award recognizing their efforts to make Ontario more inclusive and accessible.

Community

Learn how to nominate someone for honours, awards and scholarships related to community service.

Arts and literature

Learn how to nominate someone for an award for their talents in the arts.