About the Canada Awards for Excellence (CAE)
Canada Awards for Excellence
To be recognized by your peers for your commitment to organizational excellence is a worthy celebration. By awarding those organizations most committed to economic progress, both for themselves and for the Canadian market as a whole, we all take a more prominent position and gain greater influence on the world stage. A prosperous Canada is a successful Canada and we remain committed to recognizing those organizations that are best in class and leading the way for all of us.
Patron for the Awards
His Excellency, the Right Honourable David Johnston, C.C., C.M.M., C.O.M., C.D.,
the Governor General of Canada, is the Patron of the Awards.
Since 1984, the Canada Awards for Excellence have been presented to private and public sector organizations of all sizes that have proven they are world class. This prestigious award is tangible evidence of an organization’s level of excellence.
This award is based on the Canada Awards for Excellence Standards and Requirements, which are used by numerous organizations as a management model for continual improvement and to achieve better operational results.