Musical couple Chantal Kreviazuk and Raine Maida are set to be feted with a top prize at Canada's JUNO Awards in recognition of their philanthropy work.

The married singer/songwriters have been unveiled as the recipients of the 2014 Allan Waters Humanitarian Award for "their devotion to philanthropy and humanitarian causes at home and abroad".

Kreviazuk and Maida, who have been actively working with charities aiding mental health patients to organisations providing funds and support to war-torn societies, will receive the honour at the JUNO Gala Dinner & Awards on 29 March (14), in Winnipeg.

Previous recipients include Bryan Adams, Neil Young and Tom Cochrane.