The Protocol Office, reporting through the Office of the Lieutenant Governor, is responsible for the overall development, coordination and conduct of the government’s protocol activities. The Office provides expertise and a complete range of consultative and operational assistance in the organization and management of VIP visits, government ceremonial events, conferences, public events and hospitality functions. The Office is also responsible for providing for an effective flow of information on matters that involve the Lieutenant Governor and the Premier.
Order of Newfoundland and Labrador
The Order of Newfoundland and Labrador is the highest honour of the province. The object of the Order is to recognize individuals who have demonstrated excellence and achievement in any field of endeavour benefiting in an outstanding manner Newfoundland and Labrador and its residents. The Order of Newfoundland and Labrador is established by The Order of Newfoundland and Labrador Act. Details respecting the Award, nomination process and forms can be found on the Order of Newfoundland and Labrador website.
The Newfoundland and Labrador Award For Bravery
The Newfoundland and Labrador Award For Bravery was established by the Bravery Award Act for the purpose of recognizing citizens of the province who risked life and safety to assist another person. Any resident of Newfoundland and Labrador is eligible to be nominated for the Award. Persons have been nominated for assisting a person in danger.
The Volunteer War Service Medal
The Volunteer War Medal recognizes persons who volunteered and served in units or organizations raised or maintained as the contribution of the Dominion of Newfoundland to the allied war effort, namely, the British Imperial Forces, the Newfoundland Overseas Forestry Unit, the merchant navy and the Newfoundland Regiment. The Award is established via the Volunteer War Service Medal Act.