Cadet Awards

Lord Strathcona Medal

Medal Objectives:

Encourage the improvement of the physical and intellectual capabilities of cadets foster patriotism in cadets through the acquisition of a good knowledge of military matters.

Selection Criteria:

Have a high level of physical fitness

Have attended at least one summer training course of three weeks in duration.

Have qualified to training level not below level 3.

Have met all the requirements of their squadron’s mandatory training program and attended at least 75% of the scheduled training parades in the year of nomination.

Have met all requirements of their squadrons optional/support training program and participated inn at least 50% of scheduled activities in the year of nomination.

Have completed three years as a cadet.

Be regarded by peers and supervisors as exemplifying the model cadet


Royal Canadian Legion Cadet Medal of Excellence

The Royal Canadian Legion (RCL) Cadet Medal of Excellence is awarded in recognition for individual endeavours in citizenship that meet or enhance the aims and objectives of the cadet movement. The Royal Canadian Legion sponsors the program

Summary Selection Criteria:

- Met all the requirements of the squadrons mandatory training programs.

- Be highly active in community service activities.

Regarded by peers and superiors as exemplifying the model cadet. Enhanced the cadet squadron through:

– Cooperation with peers and subordinates

– Leadership

– Promoting goodwill and morale within the squadron