MP Vic Toews presents Diamond Jubilee medal to Lianna McDonald
The Honourable Vic Toews, Regional Minister for Manitoba and Member of Parliament for Provencher, presented the Diamond Jubilee medal to Lianna McDonald. McDonald is Executive Director of the Canadian Centre for Child Protection, a registered charitable organization dedicated to the personal safety of all children.
“Lianna McDonald has played an integral role in the program development for the Canadian Centre for Child Protection,” said Minister Toews. “Lianna’s commitment to the protection and security of Canadian children has made the Canadian Centre for Child Protection and national programs such as Cybertip.ca and Missingkids.ca valuable resources to protect our children from online sexual exploitation and assist in the location of missing children.”
The Canadian Centre for Child Protection delivers programs to increase the personal safety of children and reduce their risk of sexual exploitation; receives and addresses reports of child pornography, online luring, child sex tourism, child prostitution, and child trafficking; maintains comprehensive date on the latest trends in child victimization, and advocates on issues related to missing and sexually exploited children. For more information on the Canadian Centre for Child Protection, please visit www.protectchildren.ca.
2012 marks the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s accession to the Throne as Queen of Canada. The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal was created to mark this historic event and honour the significant contributions and achievements of Canadians.
To be eligible for this honour, a person must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada, must have made a significant contribution to a particular province, territory, region or community within Canada, or an achievement abroad that brings credit to Canada.
For more information on the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal and nomination process, please visit www.gg.ca.