The Nova Scotia Medal of Bravery

The medal of bravery is awarded to individuals who have risked their life in the past three years protecting the life or property of others.

Deadline to submit nominations is May 1 each year.

2017 Nova Scotia Medal of Bravery Award Recipients

Premier McNeil, Travis Wolfe, Eric Nickerson, Shane Bernard, Nevada Francis (accepted on behalf of father Liam Bernard) and Chair of the Medal of Bravery Advisory Committee, Hugh Laurence.

Left to right: Premier McNeil, Travis Wolfe, Eric Nickerson, Shane Bernard, Nevada Francis (accepted on behalf of father Liam Bernard) and Chair of the Medal of Bravery Advisory Committee, Hugh Laurence. Read their stories of courage.

The Premier presented four courageous individuals with the Nova Scotia Medal of Bravery on November 8, 2017.

  • Liam Bernard, Waycobah First Nation Community, Nova Scotia
  • Shane Bernard, Waycobah First Nation Community, Nova Scotia
  • Eric Nickerson, Clark’s Harbour, Nova Scotia
  • Travis Wolfe, Port Joli, Nova Scotia

Read their stories of courage.

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

Nomination forms:

For inquiries about the nomination process please contact us.

Read more about past recipients.