Ribbon is white and red in color, with a thick center white stripe bookended by thinner red stripes at the edges. A silver maple leaf is set over centerline.
Award Criteria (as detailed by various official sources):
The Canadian government details award criteria for this ribbon as follows: "Established in 1967 by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the Order of Canada is the cornerstone of the Canadian Honours System and recognizes outstanding achievement, dedication to the community, and service to the nation. The Order recognizes people in all sectors of Canadian society. Their contributions are varied, yet they have all enriched the lives of others and made a difference to this country. This honour is administered by the Chancellery of Honours at Rideau Hall."
It recognizes about 4,000 recipients to date.
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