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Celebrating Excellence in the Public Service of Canada

Jun 11 2013 12:00AM

Marketwire

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OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 06/11/13 -- Today, the Treasury Board Secretariat announced the names of the 184 recipients of the Public Service Award of Excellence 2013.

"This year's recipients delivered results in a wide range of areas, from supporting policing in remote communities, to improving access to data, to quickly delivering government services to communities in times of crisis," said Wayne G. Wouters, Clerk of the Privy Council and Secretary to the Cabinet. Today's recipients, like those in previous years, make us all proud and embody the best of the Public Service through their service to Canadians, their commitment to excellence, and their desire to innovate."

The Public Service Award of Excellence is a non-monetary award announced annually during National Public Service Week. This prestigious award covers the following 13 categories:

-- Outstanding Career-- Management Excellence-- 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



The complete list of award recipients and the profiles of recipients from previous years are available on the Treasury Board Secretariat's Public Service Award of Excellence Web page. The recipients will receive their awards at a ceremony this fall, co-hosted by the Governor General of Canada and the Clerk of the Privy Council, at Rideau Hall.

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This news release is available online at www.tbs-sct.gc.ca.



Contacts:
Matthew Conway
Press Secretary
Office of the President of the Treasury Board
and Minister responsible for FedNor
613-957-2666

Media Relations
Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
613-957-2640





Source: Marketwire


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