Two people from the Windsor area are among 43 Canadians who will be decorated for bravery at Rideau Hall on Thursday in Ottawa.

David Mayo of Tecumseh gets the Governor-General's medal of bravery for helping to save a drowning man in Georgian Bay.

Const. Susan McCormick of the Windsor Police Service rescued a suicidal man from the Detroit River.

Both incidents happened three years ago.

David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will present one Star of Courage and 42 Medals of Bravery at a ceremony at Rideau Hall on Thursday at 10:30 a.m.

Created in 1972, Decorations for Bravery recognize people who risked their lives to try to save or protect the lives of others.