Commemorating our past and building our future
We hope you join us in October 2023 as we celebrate the impact of the Award!
Share your Award Story with us! We are looking to share stories of how the Award has impacted so many individuals over the last 60 years.
Make it known that it’s our 60th Anniversary, and take part in this momentous milestone! Use the hashtags #Award60 #Prix60 and tag us @dukeofedcanada.
Habits that Last, Anne’s Award Story#Award60
Meet Anne, a Gold Award achiever from Saskatoon, SK. The Award has impacted how Anne sets goals, takes action in her community, and approaches and solves problems. Anne is now more willing to take on challenging opportunities because of the Award and understanding the rewards that will follow.Read More
Statement on the passing of The Honourable David C. Onley
Stephen De-Wint, CEO of The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Canada has released the following statement on the passing of the Honourable David C. Onley, 28th Lieutenant Governor of Ontario (2007-2014): It is with great sadness that my team and I have learned about the passing of The Honourable David C. Onley, former Lieutenant Governor of Ontario. On behalf of the Award in Canada and in particular our Ontario volunteers and staff, I would like to send our condolences to his wife Ruth Ann, to their children and extended families.Read More
An Eventful Adventurous Journey, Lydia’s Award Story
Lydia is a Bronze and Silver Award Achiever and current Gold Participant in Alberta. The Adventurous Journey’s Participants go on are some of the most exciting and life changing opportunities. Lydia is no exception; we are so proud of the way she and her group overcame challenges while on the trail.Read More
Discovering Passion, Roma’s Award Story
The Award connected with Roma who is a Silver Award Holder from Ontario who has developed a passion for helping others through her experience with the Award. Roma’s story is inspiring to current and potential participants.Read More
Cultural Exploration, Kurangi’s Award Experience
Kurangi is a Silver Duke of Edinburgh Award Participant, and a Bronze Award Achiever from Ontario. She has a great story of the unexpected benefits and cultural exploration that came from participating in the Award.Read More
Award Recognition Restructure Announcement
To properly recognize and motivate young people, it is imperative that Award Holders can attend a timely ceremony with their families and peers for each level of the Award achieved. Effective July 2022, Award Canada has restructured its Award Recognition.Read More
History of Prince Philip's Award Legacy
In tribute to HRH The Duke of Edinburgh’s lasting legacy, we’re asking people around the world who have done their Award to share their personal stories, creating the first-ever global collection of Award memories.Read More