Order of Polaris, Medal
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The Order of Polaris was established in 1973 by the Government of the Yukon Territories in a dedication to the pilots that had flown between Edmonton Municipal Airport and the Yukon. It is conferred upon members of the Canadian Aviation Hall of Fame, in recognition of their service.
The obverse of the medal features a stylized Polar Star, surrounded by wings. It is inscribed with [ORDER OF POLARIS], with a single maple leaf on either side. The reverse feature the Yukon Territories coat of arms and is inscribed with [YUKON].
Aviators who have flown within the Yukon are awarded a bar.
The medal was last instituted in 2011.
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