The 2012 Outstanding Achievement Award of the Public Service of Canada

The Outstanding Achievement Award (OAA) is distinct from other awards as it is the Prime Minister’s Award and accords the highest expression of recognition for senior leaders in the Public Service of Canada. The OAA recognizes the sustained and outstanding performance of career public servants occupying full-time positions at the executive or deputy minister level or equivalent. It is a celebration of achievement and a symbol of public service pride and excellence.