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Medal

Sheldon W. Galbraith

Figure Skating, N/A

This Order of Canada medal was awarded to Mr. Galbraith for his outstanding contribution and achievements and was given to him in 2005. His daughter also remembers Mr. Galbraith feeling “very honoured to receive this very prestigious award “. The hexagonal snowflake design medal has a maple leaf in the centre circle to represent Canada, along with a surrounding red ring with the motto of the Order: “Desiderantes meliorem patriam” meaning “They desire a better country”. It is attached to a red and white ribbon.

SPECIFICATIONS

Object #
SH2016.01.06

Description
This Order of Canada medal was awarded to Mr. Galbraith for his outstanding contribution and achievements and was given to him in 2005. His daughter also remembers Mr. Galbraith feeling “very honoured to receive this very prestigious award “. The hexagonal snowflake design medal has a maple leaf in the centre circle to represent Canada, along with a surrounding red ring with the motto of the Order: “Desiderantes meliorem patriam” meaning “They desire a better country”. It is attached to a red and white ribbon.

Measurements
Medal is 3.8 cm (d), with ribbon 8.9 cm (l)

Material
Medal is fine silver, ribbon is a cotton-polyester blend

Beliefs

Recognition of past sport accomplishments is inspiring for those who participate in the present and in the future.