Outstanding Honors & Awards – Presentation of Awards
Date and Location
The Outstanding Honors & Awards are typically presented each year in conjunction with the annual Public Service Day on 23 June. If, for some reason, Outstanding Honors & Awards Ceremony and Gala Event does not proceed as scheduled, the Customer Service Quality Assurance Unit (CSQAU) of the Ministry of the Public Service will arrange an alternate date, occasion, and location to present the Outstanding Honors & Awards.
The Awards of Excellence will be presented to the recipients by the Governor General and the Minister of the Public Service with accompaniment by the Chief Executive Officer of the Ministry of the Public Service.
If a recipient is unable to attend the awards ceremony and gala event, he or she may choose to either have another person in attendance accept the award on their behalf; or have it sent to their Ministry or Department at another date, or to have it picked up from MPS.
Recipient who require to travel to the awards ceremony and gala event, will be transportation cost, one night of accommodation, and a meal allowance where applicable. If the award is to be presented to a team or ministry or department, travel assistance will be extended to not more than two persons identified as representatives for the team, ministry or department. All travel expenses must covered be the respective ministry or department and adhere to the Financial Orders.
Should a recipient die before being presented with their award, or be selected for an award as the result of a posthumous nomination, a relative or other designated representative will be invited to accept the award on their behalf. Similar travel assistance will be extended to this representative to attend the awards ceremony and gala event.
By accepting the nomination, award recipients agree that their award profiles, including possible photographs, will also be posted on this website. Names of award recipients will also be added to the following year's awards program guide.