Governor General of Canada

Governor General of Canada

September 12, 2014 15:54 ET

Media Advisory: Governor General to Present Public Service Award of Excellence 2014

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 12, 2014) - His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will be joined by Mr. Wayne G. Wouters, Clerk of the Privy Council, Secretary to the Cabinet and Head of the Public Service, to present the Public Service Award of Excellence 2014, at Rideau Hall, on Tuesday, September 16, 2014, at 10 a.m.

During the ceremony, 33 awards will be presented in the following categories to recipients from departments and agencies across Canada:

  • Outstanding Career
  • Management Excellence
  • Employee Innovation
  • 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
  • 60 Years of Service Special Award
  • Special Recognition

About The Public Service Award of Excellence

The Public Service Award of Excellence (PSAE) recognizes employees who demonstrate excellence and key leadership competencies in achieving results for Canadians and who reflect the priorities of the public service. The award is open to individuals and teams at all levels (other than the deputy minister level). For more information, visit the website

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