Simcoe North M.P. Bruce Stanton announced the membership of the Simcoe North Advisory Panel on the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal, and put out the call for nominations for the allotment of 30 medals being provided to Members of Parliament.
In order to ensure that the most deserving nominations receive the prestigious honour of the Diamond Jubilee Medal, M.P. Stanton established the Simcoe North Advisory Panel on the Queen’s Jubilee Medal to review all nominations. The Panel, which Stanton will chair in a non-voting capacity, has seven other members: Allan Vallee, Anita Dubeau, Carey Moran, Jane Ball, Paul Delaney, Robert Douglas and Steve Clarke.
To nominate someone for Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee Medal, please complete the nomination form available at www.brucestanton.ca. A backgrounder with an overview of the Diamond Jubilee Medal program, eligibility criteria and contact information is also available on the site.
All nominations must be received by June 30, 2012.
For more information, please contact:
Office of Bruce Stanton, M.P.
Backgrounder: Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal Background.pdf
I was raised in Victoria Harbour ,Ontario At 15 I went sailing on the Great Lakes. At 23 I wrote for my Engineers Papers, and for 5 year I was an engineer on Imperial Oil Tankers. In 1957 I retired to a land Job with Pilsbury of Canada Ltd. After 5 years as a labour , I was promoted to Night Foreman. In 1 year I was again promoted to Day Foreman and in 2years I was again promoted to Mill Superintendant responsible for Packing ,Warehouse and Shipping plus Smalls Packaging. I was also Personnell Manager doing the Hiring for the Mill. At 60 I retired to the farm
On December 29, 2011 Audrey, my Childhood Sweetheart and I Celebrated our 60th Wedding Anniversary.
We have 5 children and 3 Grandchildren.
When we moved to the farm, we spent 2yrs on the Neighbour Hood Watch and Tay Policing.
In 1998 I Self Identified and joined the Metis Nation of Ontario,
In 1999 I went on the Georgian Bay Metis Council and up to 2005 held the positions of Councillor, Chairperson, Senator and President and Region 7 Councillor. After a 3yr Respite I came back on Council as a Councillor and moved to Chairperson and then President. I was also the Chairperson on the Development Corporatiion. I was on the Land and Resources Committee attending Meetings throughout Ontario, Protecting the Rights of the Metis People. (Hunting, Fishing and Land use)
Since 1998 I have been Volunteering for the Metis People of the Georgian Bay Area.
I was one 3 people instrumental in getting a Grant of $314,000.00 to help Rehabilitate the people from the Residential Schools in our area.
Currently I am in talks with Casino Rama to get Hams for Easter, Turkeys for Christmas and Thanksgiving, for the handicapped and Needy Elders of our Community. I also get bedding for our Elders and Children.
I collect GOOD used Clothing for the Drop in Center in Orillia.
I am currently on the last year of a 3yr term on the Legal Aid based in Orillia as a Director, representing Simcoe, Muskoka and Kawartha Lakes
Carey Moran moved to Simcoe North in 1989, working full time as a staff writer at the Free Press while working part time as a broadcaster at several local radio stations. She's been on air at KICX 106 since 2002, as a news broadcaster and morning show co-host. In that time, she has received national recognition, and is a three time Canadian Country Music Association On-Air Personality of the year.
Has worked closely with Bunn's Kids, Rosewood Shelter, Kelly Shires Breast Cancer Foundation.
Hosts and participates in a variety of charitable events and activities.
Lives in a beach community in Tiny Township with partner Chris and jack russell/chihuahua Buddy.
She has three grown children and one grandson - who all live in the area.
When she's not working or volunteering - Carey enjoys reading, golf and boating on Georgian Bay.
Jane was born in Vancouver, BC and obtained a BA at UBC and an MSW at McGill University in Quebec. Following a CUSO (Canadian University Service Overseas) assignment in Thailand she returned to Ontario with her husband and has lived in the Orillia area for the past 30+ years.
Jane served as the Executive Director of Big Brothers of Orillia and District and worked for the Lung Association of Georgian Bay prior to her appointment as a student services counsellor with Georgian College. Later she became Counselling Coordinator with The Career Centre in Barrie, an agency of the Simcoe County District Board of Education.
Jane’s volunteer affiliations include serving on the boards of directors of the Orillia and District Literacy Council, Big Brothers and Sisters of Orillia and District, The Sharing Place Food Bank and The Couchiching Conservancy, of which she is a Past President. She was also a Volunteer Coordinator for the Mariposa Folk Festival.
Jane is a recipient of the YMCA Canada Peace Medal. She is the mother of a son and a daughter, and lives with her husband at Rowanwood, a rural residential cooperative in Oro-Medonte Township.
Paul Delaney is a retired teacher who was raised in Lakefield and Midland, graduated in the first class at Trent University and became the first Administrator of Sainte-Marie among the Hurons. Except for two years as a CUSO co-operant in northern Nigeria he taught in Waubaushene, Fesserton and Victoria Harbour. In retirement he served as Alumnus-in-Residence at Trent University, assisting international students.
Mr. Delaney taught during summer courses in India and Sierra Leone, and has travelled extensively. With the support of local churches, schools, service clubs and individual donors he helped to raise enough money to build a secondary school in Sierra Leone. He has been honoured by Sierra Leone, Nigeria, Canada, the Vatican, the Midland YMCA, Midland Rotary, TVO and Trent University.
Mr. Delaney was there when Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip visited Midland in 1959, and he was there to meet Her Majesty when they visited Ottawa in 2010.
Steve Clarke was raised in Port McNicoll; worked and attended high school in Midland; bought his first home and started a family in Tiny Township near Penetanguishene; and established a successful business, Brewery Bay Food Company, in Orillia where he resides with his wife, Chris Marsh, and their four children.
Steve Clarke is an active community leader of civic projects, business improvement, fundraising and coaching across Simcoe North.
Life long resident of Penetanguishene. A graduate of Midland Penetanguishene District High School. She owned and operated a Hobby Ceramic Business for 25 years. She was elected to Penetanguishene council in 1988.
In her 19 years of municipal politics she held many positions. In 2000 was elected Mayor and remained in that position for 10 years.
Anita joined the Rotary Club of Penetanguishene in 2009 and currently sit as Vice-Chair of the Huronia Community Foundation and sit as a board member of Georgian Bay Cancer Support Centre.