The Nova Scotia Medal of Bravery

The medal of bravery is awarded to individuals who have risked their life protecting the life or property of others. Only acts of Bravery that occurred on or after January 1, 2007 will be considered under the Nova Scotia Medal of Bravery Act. Deadline for Nominations closed on May 1, 2016.

For more information about the nomination process, please see our Frequently Asked Questions.

Nomination forms:

2015 Nova Scotia Medal of Bravery Award Recipients

Premier Stephen McNeil, Kenneth MacNeil of Sydney Mines, Dr. Nathan Urquhart, Halifax, Brig.-Gen. Remi Saulnier (ret'd), chair of the Medal of Bravery Advisory Committee and Justice Minister Diana Whalen

Left to right: Premier Stephen McNeil, Kenneth MacNeil of Sydney Mines, Dr. Nathan Urquhart, Halifax, Brig.-Gen. Remi Saulnier (ret'd), past chair of the Medal of Bravery Advisory Committee and Justice Minister Diana Whalen. Read their stories of courage.

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Read more about past recipients.