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. The nomination period for 2015 is now closed. The next nomination period will begin in January 2016.
For more information about the nomination process, please see our Frequently Asked Questions.
Left to right: 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. Read their stories of courage.