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The Canadians honoured for their bravery and service in 2013

Nicole Louise Foran is pictured with Governor-General David Johnston on Dec. 5, 2013. Ms. Foran received the Star of Courage for her role in disarming an airplane hostage-taker.

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DECORATIONS FOR BRAVERY

Canadians who risked their lives to save or to protect others.

Star of Courage
Nicole Louise Foran, Stéphanie Labbé (posthumous), Constable Jeff Smiley, Master Seaman Jason Cecil Sparkes

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Medal of Bravery
Benoit Bourbonnais, Christopher Bugelli, Bertrand Carle, Constable Lane Ashley Douglas-Hunt, Melville E. Farnell, André Fauchon, Constable Warren Neil Fo Sing, Marc-André Forgues, Keith Glibbery, Taylor John Gostick, Daniel Henri, Alden Yale Henry, John Robert Jacques, Philippe Jacques-Bélair, Col. David D. Johnson, Sgt. John L. Jorginson, Connor Frederick Klein, Constable Robert H. Labelle, Cindy Levasseur, Guy Liboiron, Jean Marquis, Steven Douglas McLavish, Sgt. Caleb W. McPhail, Jakob Merkel (posthumous), David Garnet Mills, Marilyn Marion Mills, Constable Michael Alexander Mulville, Brock Elliott Nelson, James Parker, Samuel Rainville, Alexander C. Robertson, Carolina Aida Santizo Arriola, Eunice Marie Selagi, Craig A. Sibley, David William Simpson, Robert Spencer, Constable Jacques W. Thibeault, CWO William Thomas Walker, Brandon Wheeler, Mayer Yacowar, Sgt. Jeffery Paul Alderdice, Sgt. Stéphane Lionel Clavette, Denise Marie Collins, Sgt. Michael Edgar Cox, Bobbi-Jo Dalziel, Kevin Michael Daniels, Cpl. Dwight Doyle, Shawn Alexander Doyle, Warnakulasuriya (Warni) Raja Fernando, Constable Joel Edward Fraser, Constable Shawn Fraser, James Randall Haden, Constable Deanna Theresa Hagen, Randy Johnson, Gregory John Kutney, Len MacIntyre, Francis J. Marshall, Constable Samantha McInnis, Brian Darrell McRae, Richard S. Munro, Leslie Dawn Rakow, Constable Gerard Denis Robineau, Elijah Ashton Rumleski-Boisvert, Constable John Shean, Joseph F. Sylvester, Claude Veilleux

MERITORIOUS SERVICE DECORATIONS

The Meritorious Service Decorations include a military division and a civil division, with two levels each: a cross and a medal. The civil division recognizes individuals who have performed an exceptional deed or an activity that which brought honour to the community or to Canada. The military division recognizes individuals for their outstanding professionalism and for bringing honour to the Canadian Forces and to Canada.

Meritorious Service Cross (Civil Division)
Col. Chris Austin Hadfield

Meritorious Service Cross (Military Division)
Lt.-Gen. Stuart Beare, Ottawa; Lt-Gen. Daniel Bolger, Aurora, Ill.; Brig.-Gen. Michael Day, Ottawa; Maj.-Gen. James Ferron, Kingston, Ont; Gen. James Mattis, Richland, Wash.; Capt. Aaron Noble, Burnaby, B.C.; Lt.-Gen. Guy Thibault, Comox, B.C.

Meritorious Service Medal (Military Division)
Lt.-Col. Suzanne Bailey, Maj. Bergeron, Maj. Nicolas Bertrand, Officer Cadet Roger Bibaud, Maj. Scott Bland, CPO2 Christopher Blonde, Brig.-Gen. Jack Briggs II, LCdr. Douglas Campbell, CWO Gorden Cavanagh, Col. Kenneth Chadder, Maj. Derek Chenette, Lt.-Col. Marcel Chevarie, Cdr. Jeffrey Climenhaga, Col. Grant Dame, Col. Peter Dawe, Capt. Gregory Dixon, Maj. Bryan Dockter, Lt.-Col. Guy Doiron, Capt. (N) Haydn Edmundson, Capt. Islam Elkorazati, Honorary Col. Dennis Erker, Col. Philip Garbutt, CWO Daphne Germain, Col. Michael Gibson, CWO Stuart Hartnell, Brig.-Gen. Craig Hilton, LCmdr. Christopher Holland, Col. Derek Joyce, WO Allan Kendall, PO1 Jeffery Kenney, Lt.-Col. Guy Leblanc, Maj. Yannick Lemieux, Cpl. Clinton Lewis, Lt. (N) David Lewis, Col. Norman Litterini, Maj. Jay MacKeen, WO Michael Mar, Capt. Aaron Noble, Lt.-Col. James Ostler, Capt. (N) Rebecca Patterson, Cmdr. Bradley Peats, Capt. Trevor Pellerin, Col. Alain Pelletier, Lt.-Col. Paul Pickell, Lt.-Col. Jean Riffou, Lt.-Col. David Ross, CPO2 Daniel Rowe, CWO Christopher Rusk, Maj. Carol Sawatzky, Sgt. Jessie Scheller, CPO1 Alistair Skinner, MWO Gregory Smit, Col. Gregory Smith, Capt. Shane Smith, CPO1 Robert Spinelli, Maj. Kerry St. George, MWO Allan Upshall, Capt. (N) Douglas Young

ORDER OF MERIT OF THE POLICE FORCES

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For merit and exceptional service by members of the police force.

Commanders
Commissioner Christopher D. Lewis, OPP; Chief Clive L. Weighill, Saskatoon Police Service, Sask.

Officers
Chief Keith J. Atkinson, Brandon Police Service, Man.; Deputy Commissioner Craig J. Callens, RCMP, Vancouver; Chief Paul Douglas Cook, North Bay Police Service, Ont.; Assistant Director Didier Deramond, Service de police de la ville de Montréal; Chief Bradley S. Duncan, London Police Service, Ont.; Chief Jennifer Evans, Peel Regional Police Service, Brampton, Ont.; Inspector Michel Forget, Sûreté du Québec, Montreal; Anna Gray-Henschel, RCMP, Ottawa; Chief Rick Hanson, Calgary Police Service; Director Mario Harel, Service de le police de la ville de Gatineau, Que.; Deputy Commissioner Peter Henschel, RCMP, Ottawa; Chief Rod R. Knecht, Edmonton Police Service; Assistant Commissioner Roman Nick Lipinski, RCMP, Surrey, B.C.; Sgt. Charles Momy, Ottawa Police Service; Deputy Chief William Francis Moore, Halifax Regional Police Service; Director Shelagh Elizabeth Morris, Guelph Police Service, Ont.; Director Marc Parent, Service de police de la ville de Montréal; Chief Daniel Colin Parkinson, Cornwall Community Police Service, Ont.; Chief Constable Robert A. Rich, Abbotsford Police Department, B.C.; Deputy Director General Marcel Savard, Sûreté du Québec, Montreal; Supt. Donald J.J. Spicer, Halifax Regional Police Service; Deputy Commissioner William Scott Tod, OPP; Staff Supt. Jane Wilcox, Toronto Police Service

Members
Supt. Brian Adams, Peel Regional Police Service; Assistant Commissioner Janice Rose Armstrong, RCMP, Ottawa; Constable Michael Arruda, Service de police de la ville de Montréal; Sharon Baiden, Greater Sudbury Police Service, Ont.; Chief Supt. Ricky W. Barnum, OPP; Assistant Commissioner Randall J. Beck, RCMP, Vancouver; Chief Supt. Donald William Bell, OPP, Aurora; Sgt. Colin Evan Lamont Brown, Victoria Police Department; Chief Supt. Brian Cantera, RCMP , Surrey, B.C.; Deputy Chief Thomas W.B. Carrique, York Regional Police Service, Newmarket, Ont.; Supt. James William Carroll, Royal Newfoundland Constabulary, St. John's; Sgt. Michael Chicorelli, Victoria Police Department; Inspector Brian F. Cookman, Kingston Police Service, Ont.; Sgt. George A. Couchie, OPP, Orillia; Supt. Susanne DeCock, OPP; Assistant Commissioner François Deschênes, RCMP , Westmount, Que.; Chief John C. Domm, Rama Police Service, Ont.; Sgt. Charles Dubois, Service de police de la ville de Montréal; Staff Sergeant Cameron E. Durham, Toronto Police Service; Supt. Selwyn John Fernandes, Toronto Police Service; Inspector Gerard E. Francois, Calgary Police Service; Staff Sergeant Pierre Gauthier, Ottawa Police Service; Supt. Ronald "Thomas" Girling, OPP; Chief Supt. James R.D. Gresham, RCMP, Surrey, B.C.; Agent Evens Guercy, Service de police de la ville de Montréal; Chief John Peter Hagarty, City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service, Lindsay, Ont.; Chief Constable Paul Hames, Central Saanich Police Service, Saanichton, B.C.; Sgt. Mike (Michael) Hunter, North Bay Police Service, Ont.; Detective Sergeant Leonard Gordon Isnor, OPP; Chief Constable Dave Jones, New Westminster Police Service, B.C.; François Landry, Service de police de la ville de Montréal; Deputy Commissioner Douglas Lang, RCMP, Ottawa; Inspector William James Law, Canadian Pacific Police Service, Toronto; Inspector Michael W. Leighton, RCMP, Halifax; Sergeant Marc Lépine, Sûreté du Québec, Montreal; Chief Constable Peter A. Lepine, West Vancouver Police Department, B.C.; Chief Supt. Brenda M. Lucki, RCMP, Thompson, Man.; Supt. Kenneth MacDonald, OPP, Aurora; Assistant Commissioner Craig Steven MacMillan, RCMP, Ottawa; Inspector Dan Markiewich, Greater Sudbury Police Service, Ont.; Inspector Steven James Martin, RCMP, Stoney Creek, Ont.; Deputy Chief Robert D. Morin, Regina Police Service; Inspector Glen L. Motz, Medicine Hat Police Service, Alta; Assistant Commissioner Joseph Oliver, RCMP, Ottawa; Deputy Chief Robert Percy, Halton Regional Police Service, Oakville, Ont.; Inspector Adua Porteous, Vancouver Police Department; Supt. Paul Richards, RCMP, Vancouver; Inspector Lise Roussel, RCMP , Fredericton; Chief Alfred Rudd, Taber Police Service, Alta.; Cpl. L. Wayne Russett, RCMP, Ottawa; Assistant Commissioner Marianne C. Ryan, RCMP, Edmonton; Inspector Allan Godfrey Sauve, Canadian Pacific Police Service, Alta.; Supt. Michael P. Shea, Hamilton Police Service, Ont.; Provincial Commander Mary Silverthorn, OPP; Supt. Eric Kenneth Slinn, RCMP, Ottawa; Staff Sergeant Brian Snyder, Cornwall Community Police Service, Ont.; Chief William B. Sornberger, Owen Sound Police Service, Ont.; Inspector Robert Arthur Stewart, Vancouver Police Department; Deputy Chief Stephen Streeter, Peterborough Lakefield Community Police Service, Ont.; Chaplain James E. Turner, RCMP, Vancouver; Detective Sergeant Benoit Vigeant, Service de police de la ville de Montréal; Supt. Christopher Mark Wyatt, OPP; Akira Brian Yamashita, RCMP, Ottawa.

ORDER OF MILITARY MERIT

A military honour for exceptional leadership, service and performance of duty.

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Commanders
His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (Extraordinary appointment)
Maj.-Gen. Stephen Bowes, Maj.-Gen. Richard Foster, Rear Admiral David Gardam, Maj.-Gen. David Millar, Lieut.-Gen. Jonathan Vance, Maj.-Gen. Paul Wynnyk

Officers
Col. David Anderson, Cmdre. Bob Auchterlonie, Col. Scott Clancy, Col. Howard Coombs, Maj. Charles Côté, Col. Robert Delaney, Brig.-Gen. Christian Drouin, Col. Bruce Ewing, Col. Sean Friday, Lt.-Col. Kelly Gash, Col. Simon Hetherington, Lieut.-Col. Lyle Johnson, Col. Vihar Joshi, Brig.-Gen. Stephane Lafaut, Brig.-Gen. Karl McQuillan, Cdr. Patrick Montgomery, Brig.-Gen. Matthew Overton, Lt.-Col. Louis Rémillard, Col. Michael Rouleau, Col. James Taylor, Brig.-Gen. Carl Turenne, Col. Steven Whelan

Members
CPO1 Pierre Auger, CWO Anthony Batty, CWO Richard Beauchamp, MWO Rock Boucher, MWO Ronda Bowman, MWO Raymond Brodeur, CPO2 Darcy Burd, MWO Alain Caron, Maj. Christopher Catry, CWO Gorden Cavanagh, Sgt. Michel Charette, MWO Troy Chiasson, MWO Robin Crane, CWO Gary Crosby, CPO1 Thomas Curley, MWO Mark Cushman, WO Michel D'Astous, CPO1 Keith Davidson, MWO Deschênes, CWO Kevin Donovan, CPO2 Gerard Doucet, WO Éric Drouin, PO1 Dale Durand, Maj. Terrance Evoy, MWO Chantal Gagnon, CWO Terry Garand, CWO Catherine Gaudet, Capt. John Graham, Capt. Theresa Green, PO1 Martin Harrison, MWO James Hebert, MWO Éric Henry, CWO William Hinchey, WO John Hryniw, MWO Michael Jackson, CWO Carol Jalbert, MWO Christopher Kane, Ranger (Sgt.) William Kataquapit, WO Suzanne Kavanagh, CWO Michel Kelly, CPO1 Derek Kitching, CWO Carl Kletke, CWO Jean Lafond, MWO Steve Laforge, WO Jacques Lamarch, CWO Walter Laughlin, PO1 Line Laurendeau, Capt. Yves Lesieur, MWO Michael Lever, CPO2 Lawrence Lyver, CWO Joseph MacInnis, CWO Peter Manuge, WO Brent McDonald, CWO Raymond McEachern, Lt. (N) Murray McKnight, CPO1 Michael Miller, MWO Keith Mitchell, CPO2 Alena Mondelli, MWO Leonard Murphy, WO Erica Oliver, MWO Daniel Parenteau, MWO Robert Patten, MWO Daniel Paulhus, WO Melinda Pearson, Maj. Mario Pelletier, WO Guylaine Plamondon, Maj. Sylvain Rhéaume, MWO Scott Robinson, CWO Clarence Rose, MWO Glenn Rowlandson, Maj. René Roy, CWO Senecal, WO Gerald Shaw, Maj. Ryan Smid, MWO James Smith, MWO Matthew Taylor, MWO Michael Thompson, WO Derek Thompson, CWO Louise Toussaint-Langois, MWO Wayne Trainor, CWO Stéfan Tremblay, Sgt. Lori Veitch, CPO1 Michel Vigeault, CWO Wheeler, Sgt. Timothy Woznow

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