Canada’s Authority on Organizational Excellence
Founded in 1992 by Industry Canada, Excellence Canada is an independent, not-for-profit, organization that is committed to advancing organizational excellence across Canada.
Today, Canadian organizations and businesses increasingly recognize that a healthy workplace helps to attract and retain staff.
Our mission at Excellence Canada has always been to help improve organizational performance and to recognize excellence within Canadian companies and non-profits. We understand the competitive and economic pressures that have existed in the marketplace over the past few years and know the importance of maximizing this opportunity to unleash innovation and excellence with a renewed effort to train, certify and educate more Canadian organizations than ever before.
Since its inception, Excellence Canada has helped thousands of Canadian organizations across many sectors. As Canada’s national authority on Quality and Healthy Workplace® practices, Excellence Canada has created a uniquely Canadian model, providing measurable standards for all Canadian organizations.
Excellence Canada assists Canadian organizations to improve performance by providing:
A principle-driven, criteria-based way to implement organizational excellence
National recognition through the Canada Awards for Excellence
Excellence Canada has spent time surveying the needs of industry throughout the country. You spoke and we have listened. As a result, we are offering more programs, services, products and tools all tailored to meet the needs of improving your organizations performance.
Excellence Canada was formerly known as the National Quality Institute.
A Board of Governors comprised of leaders from the private sector, public sector, health care, and the not-for-profit sector, governs Excellence Canada.
The Mission of Excellence Canada is to Help Improve Organizational Performance and Recognize Excellence.
The vision of Excellence Canada is to promote and enable excellence in every Organization in Canada.
Excellent organizations continually improve performance; they are innovative, competitive, and customer focused; they are healthy, inclusive, and sustainable; and they are economically, socially, and environmentally responsible.
People, Relationships, Integrity, Dedication, Excellence