News & Events

17 September 2014

September Gold in Victoria and Kelowna

This September over 100 Gold Award achievers were presented with their Awards in two ceremonies held in British Columbia. HRH The Earl of Wessex presented 87 Awards in Victoria, and HRH The Countess of Wessex presented another 22 Gold Award recipients with their Awards in Kelowna.

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06 August 2014

The Award hits Cineplex theatres!

We’ll see you at the movies! Look for our Cineplex promotions across the country this August.

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16 July 2014

Special Award feature in The Globe & Mail

On July 16th, 2014 The Globe & Mail published a one page feature about The Award in The Report on Business. This feature includes an article on The Award's leadership and life skill benefits, a CFB partner profile on Spence Diamonds, a participant profile, and details on an upcoming Royal Visit.

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25 June 2014

Golden June for Ontario

On Friday, June 20th, 101 Gold Award achievers from Ontario received their certificates from His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada.

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17 June 2014

Prince Edward Island celebrates Gold Award achievers

On June 16th, 21 Gold Award achievers received their certificates in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. The Awards were presented by His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, at the Rodd Charlottetown Hotel.

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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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