Chapter: Canadian Symbols
Topic: The Order of Canada and other honours

Canada created her own honours system in ___________.

Question 1 of 4

Before creating her own honours system, Canada followed the ______________ system.

Question 2 of 4

The first distinctive Canadian honour created was the Order of _________________.

Question 3 of 4

Candidates for Canadian honours are nominated by _______________________.

Question 4 of 4



The Order of Canada and other honours

Every nation has a system to recognise its most deserving citizens. Canada’s is called the honours system, which awards a number of different orders, decorations and medals. Canada followed the British honours system for many years, but began its own system in 1967, 100 years after Confederation, with the Order of Canada.

Any Canadian can nominate a fellow citizen who they feel is deserving of an honour.

The Order of Canada

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