Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat

Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat

September 16, 2015 10:17 ET

Federal Public Servants Honoured at Rideau Hall

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 16, 2015) - Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat

Public servants were recognized today during the presentation of the annual Public Service Award of Excellence in a ceremony held at Rideau Hall. The award was presented by His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, and Janice Charette, Clerk of the Privy Council, to a total of 194 recipients.

Quick Facts

  • The award is open to individuals and teams from all levels of government.
  • There are 14 categories, including Outstanding Career, Management Excellence, Employee Innovation, Blueprint 2020, Excellence in Citizen-Focused Service Delivery, Employment Equity and Diversity, Official Languages, Excellence in Policy, Youth, Exemplary Contribution Under Extraordinary Circumstances, The Joan Atkinson Award, Scientific Contribution, Large-Scale Special Event or Project, and 60 Years of Service Special Award.
  • The complete list of award recipients and their stories, as well as the profiles of recipients from previous years, are available on the Treasury Board Secretariat's Public Service Award of Excellence webpage.
  • The recipients were first announced in June during National Public Service Week.
  • The award is non-monetary.

Quotes

"I have seen first-hand the opportunities we have to serve Canadians and the difference we are making to build a stronger Canada. From supporting global efforts to manage the Ebola outbreak, to protecting the health, safety and security of Canadians at home and abroad, to improving services to citizens, these outstanding public servants exemplify the best of Canada, going above and beyond their duty in the pursuit of excellence."

-Janice Charette, Clerk of the Privy Council and Secretary to the Cabinet

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Recipients of the Public Service Award of Excellence

Public Service Award of Excellence

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