Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat

Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat

June 14, 2016 11:13 ET

Public Servants Recognized for Excellence Through Prestigious Award

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - June 14, 2016) - Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat

In recognition of their significant contributions, 238 public servants have been selected as recipients of the 2016 Public Service Award of Excellence. The prestigious award is given annually in various categories, including Employee Innovation, Excellence in Citizen-Focused Service Delivery, Scientific Contribution, and Exemplary Contribution Under Extraordinary Circumstances.

Quick Facts

-Recipients for the 2016 awards have excelled in a wide range of fields, from using robotics to improve health care in the North, to better protecting our food and water from pathogen contamination, to supporting efforts to welcome 25,000 Syrian refugees into Canada.

-The complete list of award recipients and the profiles of recipients from the previous two years are available on the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat's Public Service Award of Excellence web page.

-The award is non-monetary, and recipients are announced during National Public Service Week. The recipients will receive their awards at a ceremony in the fall.


"As Clerk of the Privy Council and head of the public service, I am immensely proud of the work done every day by our public servants here in Canada and around the world. This year's award winners have achieved inspiring results by committing to excellence in service delivery, by embracing technology and innovation, and by collaborating with public and private sector organizations across the country."

-Michael Wernick, Clerk of the Privy Council and Secretary to the Cabinet

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  • Jean-Luc Ferland
    Press Secretary
    Office of the President of the Treasury Board

    Media Relations
    Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat

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