Governor General's Medal

The Governor General's Medal in Landscape Architecture (GGMLA) is  the highest honour bestowed on a landscape architect by the CSLA. The medal is intended to honour exceptional landscape architects whose lifetime achievements and contributions to the profession have had a unique and lasting impact on Canadian society.

Submit your nomination for the 2024 Governor General’s Medal in Landscape Architecture

Deadline: Submissions must be received no later than Thursday, February 1st, 2024 at 4 pm EDT.

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Past recipients of the Governor General's Medal in Landscape Architecture

Click on the images below to learn more about each of the recipients.














About the Medal

The medal is made of pure number 110 copper and plated in 24 k gold. The background is frosted and lettering is raised and polished to a high sheen. It weighs 4.75 oz and measures 2.5 inches in diameter, .25 inches in thickness. The recipient's name is struck in "bright cut". The medal was struck by the Mississauga Mint.

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