Governor General of Canada

Governor General of Canada

September 06, 2013 10:39 ET

Media Advisory: Governor General to Present Public Service Award of Excellence 2013

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 6, 2013) - His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will be joined by the Clerk of the Privy Council, Secretary to the Cabinet and Head of the Public Service, Mr. Wayne G. Wouters, to present the Public Service Award of Excellence 2013, at Rideau Hall, on Tuesday, September 10, 2013, at 10 a.m.

During the ceremony, 29 awards will be presented to recipients from departments and agencies from across Canada in the following categories:

Outstanding Career
Management Excellence
Excellence in Citizen-Focused Service Delivery
Employment Equity and Diversity
Official Languages
Excellence in Policy
Exemplary Contribution Under Extraordinary Circumstances
The Joan Atkinson Award
Scientific Contribution
Large-Scale Special Event or Project
60 Years of Service Special Award

About The Public Service Award of Excellence

The Public Service Award of Excellence recognizes employees who have demonstrated excellence in achieving results for Canadians and who reflect the priorities of the public service, while demonstrating key leadership competencies. The award is open to individuals and teams at all levels. For more information, visit the website

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