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Congratulatory Messages and Scrolls

Thunder Bay

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  • Arranges, at 2 months notice, for special messages of congratulations from Her Majesty The Queen for anniversaries of 60 years or more and for birthdays 100 years or more
  • Note: proof of age or marriage is required to receive greetings from Her Majesty
Governor General
  • For anniversaries 50 years or more (every 5 years) and for birthdays 90 years or more (every 5 years)
Contact: The Office of the Governor General of Canada Anniversary Section

Government House
1 Sussex Drive
Ottawa, ON K1A 0A1

Prime Minister of Canada
  • At least 6 weeks notice, for anniversaries from 25-45 years (every 5 years) and every year for 45 years and over, birthdays from 75-90 years (every 5 years) and for 90 and up every year
  • Can arrange, at 6-8 weeks notice, for the Ontario Commemorative Scrolls which can be for Community Service (e.g. long-time service by an organization, worker, sports organization or volunteer)
Lieutenant Governor of Ontario
  • For 50th wedding anniversaries and up, 90th birthdays and up
Contact: The Office of the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario

Queen's Park
Toronto, ON M7A 1A1

Premier of Ontario
  • For 80th birthdays and up, 40th wedding anniversaries and up, Ontario Public Service retirements, Quarter Century Club
Contact: Premier's Correspondence Unit
Whitney Block, Room 4620
99 Wellesley Street West
Toronto, On M7A 1A1

MPP him/herself
  • Available on request for any special occasion, wedding anniversaries from 40 years and birthdays from 80 years, less if there is a special reason
  • Scrolls can be sent for birthdays from 75 years and anniversaries for 25th, 40th, 50th, 60th and 75th
  • Scrolls can be sent for visitors' scrolls for special occasions
  • If the presentation is from the Mayor or a member of Council, at least a month's notice is required, or two weeks prior to the date the scroll is required if no presentation
  • Scrolls are issued to Thunder Bay residents and businesses
Hours of Operation
No specified hours
No restrictions
Application Process
  • Apply to MP, MPP or Mayor
  • Provide verification for congratulations from the Queen, eg: photocopy of birth or wedding certificate
  • Old age security number also accepted for birthdays and a letter from a priest, minister or rabbi for anniversaries
  • For other certificates, verification is not needed
Documents Required
Application form required
Not Applicable
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
Agency Information
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
June 27, 2021