Governor General to Present 2015 Public Service Award of Excellence

OTTAWA, Sept. 14, 2015 /CNW/ - His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will be joined by Janice Charette, Clerk of the Privy Council, Secretary to the Cabinet and Head of the Public Service, to present the 2015 Public Service Award of Excellence, at Rideau Hall, on Wednesday, September 16, 2015, at 10 a.m.

During the ceremony, 32 awards will be presented in the following categories to recipients from departments and agencies across Canada:

  • 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
  • 60 Years of Service Special Award

About The Public Service Award of Excellence
The Public Service Award of Excellence (PSAE) 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 (other than the deputy minister level). The award is non-monetary and recipients were announced during National Public Service Week, in June 2015. For more information, visit


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For further information: Julie Rocheleau , Rideau Hall Press Office , 613-998-7280,; Media Relations, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat, 613-369-9400,; Follow GGDavidJohnston and RideauHall on Facebook and Twitter.

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