Clark Davey accepts the Michener Special Award from Her Excellency Michaëlle Jean, Governor General of Canada. The photo was taken during the Michener Award ceremony held at Rideau Hall, June 10, 2009.
The award was presented to Mr. Davey in recognition of his lifetime achievement in the field of journalism and for promoting throughout his career, the best in public service journalism.
The Michener Special Award was created to honour an individual whose lifetime work exemplifies the best in public service journalism. It is presented only occasionally and at the discretion of the Foundation.