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The Township of Rideau Lakes prepares congratulatory scrolls for milestone occasions upon request.  These colour certificates are signed by the Mayor and presented in a blue Rideau Lakes padded folio.  Please contact Ginny, contact details on Staff page, in the Administration Department (Ext 223) to request your scroll.

You may also wish to contact the following:

Steve Clark, MPP
steve.clark@pc.ola.org
Tel: 613-342-8522
Toll Free: 1-800-267-4408

Michael Barrett, MP
Michael.Barrett@parl.gc.ca
Tel: 613-498-3096
Toll Free: 1-866-498-3096

The Queen

Since 1917 the Sovereign has sent greetings to Canadians for milestone birthdays of 100, 105 and over, and to couples celebrating 60, 65, 70, 75 or more years of marriage. Upon request, greetings are issued by the Office of the Secretary to the Governor General on behalf of Her Majesty. To request a greeting from The Queen, complete the Greetings from The Queen form and send it to Rideau Hall. Please provide a photocopy of a birth or wedding certificate and allow eight weeks notice.

Governor General of Canada

The Governor General sends greetings upon request to Canadians celebrating birthdays of 90, 95, 100 and over, and to couples who have been married for 50 years and over. To request a greeting, complete the Greetings from the Governor General form and send it to Rideau Hall. Please allow eight weeks notice.

Lieutenant Governor of Ontario

The Lieutenant Governor sends greetings upon request to Ontarians celebrating birthdays of 90 years and over, and wedding anniversaries of 50 years and over. To obtain a greeting, fill out the Online Greeting Request Form. Please allow three weeks notice.

Prime Minister of Canada

The Prime Minister sends greetings upon request to Canadians celebrating birthdays of 65 and over, and to couples marking wedding anniversaries of 25 years and over. To obtain a greeting, complete the Greetings from the Prime Minister form and send it to the Prime Minister’s Office. Please allow six weeks notice.

Premier of Ontario

The Premier sends congratulatory certificates upon request to Ontarians celebrating birthdays of 80 years and over; couples marking wedding anniversaries of 40 years and over; and to others on a variety of milestone occasions. To arrange for a certificate, fill out the Congratulatory Certificates form on the Premier’s website.

Special Event

Are you planning on holding a public event, festival and/or parade within the Township of Rideau Lakes with 200+ people in attendance? As per By-Law 2007-19 a Festival Licence is required.  Completed application forms must be received by the Clerk at least 1 month prior to the event.For further information regarding the Festival Licence process, please contact the Mary Ellen Truelove at Ext 293. Contact details on Staff page.