The Township of Rideau Lakes prepares congratulatory scrolls for milestone events, such as birthdays and weddings, upon request. These colour certificates are signed by the Mayor and presented in a blue Rideau Lakes padded folio. Please contact Ginny, in the Administration Department to request your scroll.
You may also wish to contact the following:
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.
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.