M.G. Griffiths Award
• 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.