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. The nomination period for 2015 is now closed. The next nomination period will begin in January 2016.

Nomination forms:

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

2014 Nova Scotia Medal of Bravery Award Recipients

2014-recipients: Left to Right Keiren Tompkins, Stephen Ross, Premier Stephen McNeil, Vice Admiral (ret) Duncan Miller, Wade Smith, Shawn Hardy, David Grandy.

Left to right: Keiren Tompkins, Stephen Ross, Premier Stephen McNeil, Vice Admiral (ret) Duncan Miller, Wade Smith, Shawn Hardy, and David Grandy.

The Premier presented five courageous individuals with the Nova Scotia Medal of Bravery on November 20, 2014. Read their stories of courage.

For inquiries about the nomination process please contact us.

Read more about past recipients.