The Nova Scotia Medal of Bravery

The 2019 Nova Scotia Medal of Bravery Award nomination period is now open.

Nova Scotians are encouraged to nominate someone they know whose quick actions helped to save the life of another or protect property. Acts of bravery that occurred on or after Jan. 1, 2016 are eligible.

The deadline for nominations is extended to May 15, 2019.

Nomination forms:

2018 Nova Scotia Medal of Bravery Award Recipients

Group photo (from left) Kevin Tough, Medal of Bravery recipient, Jules Dufour, Medal of Bravery recipient, Premier Stephen McNeil,  Hugh Lawrence, Medal of Bravery Chair, Paul Rowe , Medal of Bravery recipient, and Bruce Knocton , Medal of Bravery recipient.

Group photo (from left) Kevin Tough, Medal of Bravery recipient, Jules Dufour, Medal of Bravery recipient, Premier Stephen McNeil, Hugh Lawrence, Medal of Bravery Chair, Paul Rowe , Medal of Bravery recipient, and Bruce Knocton , Medal of Bravery recipient. Read their stories of courage.

The Premier presented four courageous individuals with the Nova Scotia Medal of Bravery on December 4, 2018.

  • Jules Dufour, Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • Kevin Tough, West Pennant, Nova Scotia
  • Bruce Knocton, Milford, Nova Scotia
  • Paul Rowe, Chester Basin, Nova Scotia

Read their stories of courage.

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

For inquiries about the nomination process please contact us.

Read more about past recipients.