TORONTO – Yesterday evening, the contributions of two London 2012 Canadian Olympians and 17 of Canada’s Olympic Builders were celebrated through the presentation of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee medals at a special ceremony in Toronto. This ceremony is one of a series across Canada in which Canadian Olympic members from last summer’s Olympic Games and Olympic Builders from the sport community are being honoured with the Diamond Jubilee medal.

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London 2012 Olympian Gordon Cook, Sailing, receives the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal Thursday from Canadian Olympic Committee President, Marcel Aubut, and Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Veteran Affairs, Eve Adams.
Photo Credit: Canadian Olympic Committee/David Jackson

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Olympic gold and bronze medallist, Marnie McBean, Rowing, receives the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal Thursday from Canadian Olympic Committee President, Marcel Aubut, and Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Veteran Affairs, Eve Adams.
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Canadian Olympic Committee President, Marcel Aubut, delivers remarks at a special ceremony in Toronto honouring London 2012 Olympians and Olympic Builders with the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal.
Photo Credit: Canadian Olympic Committee/David Jackson

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