M.G. Grif­fiths Award

Cape Breton Post - - CAPE BRETON -

• The award is pre­sented to a per­son who with skill and knowl­edge gained through the Life­sav­ing So­ci­ety of Nova Sco­tia pro­gram, acts with re­source­ful­ness and courage to come to the aid of an in­di­vid­ual in dis­tress

• The award is the high­est Cana­dian res­cue award given by the Life­sav­ing So­ci­ety.

• The award is named in honour of M.G. Grif­fiths, who was a pi­o­neer in the Royal Life Sav­ing So­ci­ety and in­stru­men­tal in the in­tro­duc­tion of the Cana­dian al­ter­na­tives to the res­cue pro­ce­dures.

• Rec­om­men­da­tions for re­cip­i­ents of the M.G. Grif­fiths plaques must be made to the Na­tional Res­cue and Honour Chair within a year of the in­ci­dent and must in­clude the proper doc­u­men­ta­tion about the in­ci­dent.

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