News & Events

07 April 2014

Celebrating Our Volunteers

April 6-12th is National Volunteer week in Canada. The Duke of Edinburgh's Award wouldn't be possible without all the Award volunteers across the country - thank you for all you do!

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14 March 2014

Royal Bank of Canada: Investing in Tomorrow’s Leaders

As part of the Royal Bank of Canada’s (RBC) “Believe in Kids Pledge” RBC is now a Global Corporate Partner of The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Foundation. This Global Partnership will invest $270,000 in funding to The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award in Canada over the next 5 years.

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12 March 2014

HRH The Duke of Edinburgh signs off an Award online

HRH The Duke of Edinburgh has signed off the first Gold Award on The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award OnlineRecord Book (ORB).

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12 March 2014

Royal Visit at The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award

HM The Queen and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh visit staff at The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Foundation and The Royal Commonwealth Society

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28 February 2014

The Award heads to the silver screen!

We’ll see you at the movies this March! The Award is partnering with Cineplex cinemas to launch our 'Make A Difference' campaign across Canada

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29 November 2013

New promotional video for The Duke of Edinburgh's Award

Our new video will motivate you to take up the challenge of The Award, 'make a difference' in your own life and local communities.

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18 September 2013

RCMP Sunset Ceremony July 26-30th 2013

This year the RCMP selected The Duke of Edinburgh's Award to be its theme during the 2013 Sunset Ceremony which was held Ottawa from June 26-30. The event was a tremendous success highlighting the great relationship between The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award programme and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

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30 August 2013

Changes to The Award standards effective September 1 2013.

On September 1, 2013 The Duke of Edinburgh's Award in Canada will be adapting the International Awards standards on how it delivers The Award in Canada. These changes will affect new participants and those who register for a new level after Sept 1, 2013.

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03 July 2013

Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Recipients

We would like to take this opportunity to recognize those outstanding Canadians who are affiliated with The Duke of Edinburgh's Award who received a Diamond Jubilee Medal during 2012 for their achievements and dedication to Canada. They say you are a reflection of the company in which you keep, and we couldn't ask for a better group of better people than these amazing individuals who have made a difference in the lives of Canadian youth.

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29 April 2013

Prince Philip Awarded The Order of Canada

HRH The Duke of Edinburgh awarded The Order of Canada for his lasting concern for Canada and it's citizens.

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