Guyanese-Canadian Ned Blair Awarded Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal

Guyanese-Canadian Ned Blair Awarded Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee Medal

Guyanese born Canadian Ned Blair has been awarded the Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee Medal for outstanding community service.  Federal Member of Parliament Jim Karygiannis made the presentation at the National Ethnic Press and Media council of Canada (NEPMCC) annual dinner at the Cypriot community Centre in Toronto.  Blair is Vice-President of NEPMCC.

Karygiannis expressed his personal satisfaction at being involved in the presentation of the award to Blair and formally conferred the medal with the declaration, “On behalf of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, I am pleased to award you the Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Medal created to mark the 60th anniversary of her Majesty’s accession to the throne.  

In granting you this honour, I thank you for your dedicated service to your peers, to your community and to Canada.  The contributions made to our nation are most commendable and deserve our praise and admiration.  I wish to convey to you the heartiest congratulations from your fellow Canadians to which I add my own.”

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  • Keith (kawall) cummings  On 12/23/2012 at 9:10 pm

    Ned congratulation on this great award , your wide scope of work in Canada and at home has brought your self and fellow Guyanese one more great achievement for all to celebrate,Continue the great work and best health in your years ahead.

  • needybad4u  On 12/24/2012 at 5:00 am

    Congratulations Ned Blair !! Wonderful achievement ; proud of you!!

  • fred cox  On 12/24/2012 at 6:33 pm

    Wow! Congratulations Ned. . A well deserved honour; mighty proud of you. Happy holidays. Fred Cox

  • Jimmy Persaud  On 12/31/2012 at 11:38 pm

    Congratulations my friend .

  • Charlie Henery  On 01/02/2013 at 3:44 pm

    Congratulations. A well deserved honour.

  • GWENETH BLAIR  On 01/03/2013 at 12:42 pm

    Congrats cuz, what an honour!

  • Greta Best  On 01/04/2013 at 2:02 pm

    Congratulations Ned you deserved it .
    Greta Best

  • Vincent Adams  On 01/04/2013 at 2:16 pm

    Congratulations my friend!! what a great honour for all of us as Guyanese, but more importantly as Lindeners!! We are all so very proud to have someone like you to represent our community. Keep up the good work.

  • Juliet Alleyne  On 01/09/2013 at 7:55 pm

    Congratulations Ned. A long sometimes arduous journey. You deserve this.

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