The ribbon is solely of maroon coloring from edge-to-edge. Established January 1st, 1993 and awarded to both Canadian Armed Forces members as well as allies.
Award Criteria (as detailed by various official sources):
The Canadian government details award criteria for this ribbon as follows: "The Victoria Cross shall be awarded for the most conspicuous bravery, a daring or pre-eminent act of valour or self-sacrifice, or extreme devotion to duty, in the presence of the enemy."
The award is the highest given out by the Canadian government.
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maroon   dark red   canada   canarmy