Up to 10 individuals will be inducted into the Order this year in recognition of a lifetime of distinguished service to their community, their fellow Albertans and all Canadians.
Public nominations must be received by February 15 to be considered for investiture this year. Nominations received after that date, and nominations not selected in 2013, may be held and considered for up to seven years.
Nominees must be Canadians citizens currently residing in Alberta and must be able to attend the special investiture ceremony in October, if selected. People cannot nominate themselves, their spouse or a member of their immediate family.
Information about the Order, including nomination guidelines, nomination forms and biographies of previous inductees is available on the Alberta Order of Excellence website at www.lieutenantgovernor.ab.ca/aoe
Information and nomination forms are also available by calling 780-449-0517.
Media inquiries may be directed to:
Janet Resta, Communications Officer