Special Greetings & Certificates

There is no shortage of reasons to celebrate here in Algoma-Manitoulin. Whether it’s a special birthday or the anniversary of a couple, service club, or business, I am always pleased to pass on congratulations and best wishes. We are pleased to provide special letters or certificates to acknowledge noteworthy achievements and events such as:

    • Birthdays (75  years or more)
    • Marriage anniversaries (40 years or more)
    • Anniversaries of private companies (50 years or more)
    • Anniversaries of non-profit service or social clubs and religious groups (25 years or more)
    • Retirement (25 years of service or more)
  • Grand opening of new business To request such recognition, please contact my office to provide us with the details. The greeting can be sent directly to the recipients or to someone who is organizing a special celebration. In order to ensure that the greeting or certificate is received on time, please provide at least three weeks’ notice.   Special Greetings & Certificates

 

  • My office can also make arrangements for greetings from the Premier and Lieutenant Governor of Ontario as well as the Prime Minister of Canada, Governor General and Queen. Call 705-461-9710 or 1-800-831-1899 or send an email to our office. Below you will find an outline of celebrations recognized by these offices:
  • NOTE: The recipient or requestor must live in Hamilton Mountain, and scroll requests will only be processed if the recipient is a resident of Ontario.
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  Birthdays Anniversaries
Premier of Ontario 80 years and over 40 years and over
Lieutenant Governor 90 years and over 50 years and over
Governor General 90, 95 & 100 50 years and over
Prime Minister 65 years and over 25 years and over
Queen 100 (Copy of Birth Cert. reqd.) 60 (Copy of Wedding Cert. reqd.)

 

To request greetings or certificates, please contact my office to provide the following information:

 

  • Occasion
  • Date of actual event
  • Date of celebration (if different from actual event)
  • Name(s) of recipient(s)
  • Recipient address
  • Your name
  • Your mailing address
  • Phone
  • Email
  • Address where greeting to be sent
  • Requests for greetings from the Queen must include photocopy of certificate of marriage or birth.

 

Here are the criteria:

The Queen will send a congratulatory letter on:

  • A 60th wedding anniversary and all subsequent anniversaries; or
  • A 100th birthday and all subsequent birthdays.

Requests for The Queen’s greetings must be submitted at least three (3) months in advance and requires proof of date of birth or marriage, whichever is applicable (a copy of the birth certificate or marriage certificate is required).

The Governor-General will send a congratulatory letter on:

  • A 50th wedding anniversary and all subsequent anniversaries; or
  • A 90th birthday and all subsequent birthdays.

Requests for the Governor-General’s greetings must be submitted at least three (3) months in advance.

The Prime Minister of Canada will send a congratulatory letter on:

  • A 25th or 50th wedding anniversary and all subsequent anniversaries in 5 year intervals; or
  • A 65th or 70th birthday and all subsequent birthdays in 5 year intervals.

Requests for the Prime Minister’s greetings must be submitted at least two (2) months in advance.

The Premier of Ontario will send a congratulatory letter on:

  • A 40th wedding anniversary and all subsequent anniversaries; or
  • An 80th birthday and all subsequent birthdays.

Requests for the Premier’s greetings must be submitted at least two (2) months in advance.  Please note that congratulatory letters will not be issued more than once every five (5) years.

Carol Hughes, your Member of Parliament, will send a congratulatory letter on:

  • Any birthday or wedding anniversary; or
  • Any celebratory occasion.

Requests for the MP’s greetings must be submitted as early as possible.

Michael Mantha, your Member of Provincial Parliament, will send a congratulatory letter on:

  • Any birthday or wedding anniversary; or
  • Any celebratory occasion.

Requests for the MPP’s greetings must be submitted as early as possible.