Toews recognized with special medal for dedication to agriculture, farmers and cattlemen

Calgary, AB – Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) President Travis Toews today received the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for his ‘dedication to the field of agriculture, and for his support for farmers and cattlemen.’

Toews is one of 60 Canadians to be honoured at the medal’s inaugural presentation ceremony at Rideau Hall. He received his medal from the Governor General of Canada, David Johnston. Prime Minister Stephen Harper was also at the event, held in honour of the 60th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II’s accession to the Throne as Queen of Canada. The commemorative medal is presented to Canadians who have made significant contributions to their community and their country.