Canadian Honours Chart

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This chart shows the sequence of wear for the majority of modern Canadian orders, decorations and medals. Note that some awards such as those related to the two World Wars and Korea and some provincial awards have not been included as it is impossible or unlikely that they will be awarded to serving members of the Canadian Armed Forces.

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Select from the drop-down list (alphabetical) OR click on a ribbon image for general information and eligibility for an award (Awards are displayed in Sequential Order of Precedence from left to right starting at the top with the Victoria Cross (VC)).


Honours, Awards, and Medals

Victoria Cross
Cross of Valour
Order of Merit
Companion of the Order of Canada
Officer of the Order of Canada

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