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News   August 17, 2012   by CARS Magazine

AIA Canada Announces Final Group of Diamond Jubilee Medal Recipients

The Automotive Industries Association (AIA) of Canada is honoured to be one of only 26 professional and economic groups in Canada invited by the Governor General to nominate individuals for Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medals. AIA Canada...


The Automotive Industries Association (AIA) of Canada is honoured to be one of only 26 professional and economic groups in Canada invited by the Governor General to nominate individuals for Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medals. AIA Canada received 38 Medals to be distributed to exceptional Canadians from the automotive aftermarket industry in honour of the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s accession to the Throne as Queen. Approximately 60,000 Canadians in total are to receive the medal over the course of the year.

“AIA Canada is honoured to be given the opportunity to recognize professionals in our industry that make significant contributions to bettering their communities and Canada with their activities,” states AIA Canada President, Marc Brazeau. The medals will be presented to automotive aftermarket industry professionals who have distinguished themselves as highly respected community leaders.

AIA is proud to announce the second and final group of recipients to receive the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal. They are:

 •              Bob Greenwood

•              Luc Champagne

•              Brent Karr

•              Sean Corcelli

•              Dean Wilson

•              Stan Kingshott

•              Tim MacDonald

•              Ozzie Babineau

•              Joan Waechter

•              Rick Jamieson

•              Danica Kelso

AIA chairman of the board John MacDonald added that, “On behalf of the industry, it is my profound pleasure to add these great industry leaders to the list of deserving recipients who will be recognized for their tireless efforts to better the lives of those around them. I take great honour in being the first to congratulate all of these individuals”.

Recipients will be awarded their Medals at various AIA events throughout the Fall of this year. The first such event will be the Western Canada Automotive Service Providers Forum set to take place on September 5th, 2012 in Edmonton, AB. More information on this event is available here.

All 38 Medals have now been awarded to deserving recipients bringing AIA Canada’s nomination process to a close. Thank you to all members who submitted nominations.

For more information on the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, please visit the Governor General of Canada’s website.


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