News Releases

Monday, Oct. 15, 2018

Lieutenant Governor W. Thomas Molloy will present Royal Canadian Humane Association Bravery Awards on Monday, October 15, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at Government House in Regina.   About the Royal Canadian Humane Association The Royal Canadian Humane Association was established in 1894.  The organization recognizes deeds of heroism by Canadians, who, through their alertness, skill and concern, save or attempt to save a life, especially where those actions lie outside the ordinary duties of the...

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Wednesday, Jun. 27, 2018

On Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at 2:00 p.m., Lieutenant Governor W. Thomas Molloy will present Exemplary Service Medals and Star of Life Awards to Emergency Medical Services professionals at Government House, 4607 Dewdney Ave, Regina.  The following people will receive awards:     • Bill Cook (Moose Jaw) • Natalie LeBlanc (Swift Current) • Collin Hartness (Regina) • Kyle Sereda (Moose Jaw) • Keith Howse (Pangman) • Kote Beriault...

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Monday, Jun. 11, 2018

On Friday, June 8, 2018, at 4:00 p.m. at Government House in Regina, Lieutenant Governor W. Thomas Molloy will present the Prairieaction Foundation Youth Leadership Award to 8 youth groups from Saskatchewan and Manitoba.     Background and award recipient information attached     Media information:   Heather Salloum Office of the Lieutenant Governor 306-787-4415 (office) 306-537-9951 (cell) heather.salloum@gov.sk.ca     About Prairieaction Foundation   Prairieaction...

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Tuesday, Mar. 13, 2018

In her 2018 Commonwealth Day message, Her Majesty speaks about the positive impact that results when we exchange ideas and work collaboratively towards a common future.  She also reflects on the potential of sport to bring people together, and commends volunteers who will contribute to the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Australia.    “Her Majesty’s 2018 Commonwealth Day Message includes a valuable message for the Commonwealth and for our own diverse province,” said Lieutenant Governor...

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Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018

Lieutenant Governor Vaughn Solomon Schofield announced today that Swift Current Dentist Dr. Lawrence Reimer will be the speaker at the Saskatchewan Prayer Breakfast on April 11, 2018.   Recipient of the Scotia Bank Humanitarian Award for Lifetime Achievement, Dr. Reimer is passionate about helping those in need in third world countries, and has made over 15 trips to developing countries to assist in providing dental health education and care.     The Saskatchewan Prayer Breakfast was...

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Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017

Lieutenant Governor Vaughn Solomon Schofield invites everyone to attend the annual New Year’s Day Levee on January 1st from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM at Government House in Regina.    “I look forward to my New Year’s Levee each year, but this year is particularly special as it is my final opportunity to host this historic event as Lieutenant Governor. It has been a tremendous privilege to represent our Queen in our magnificent province over the past 6 years, and truly the best part of the job has...

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Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017

Au nom de Sa Majesté la reine du Canada, j’ai le plaisir de vous présenter mes meilleurs vœux en cette belle période de l’année.   J’ai peine à croire qu’il y a six ans déjà, je devenais la 21e lieutenante-gouverneure de la Saskatchewan. C’est un privilège extraordinaire pour moi que de représenter notre chef d’État et de rencontrer les gens remarquables de notre province. J’ai été particulièrement honorée d’exercer mes fonctions au moment où notre pays célébrait le 150e anniversaire de la...

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Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017

It is my great pleasure to extend greetings on behalf of Canada’s Queen as we mark this special time of year. I can hardly believe it has been nearly six years since I became Saskatchewan’s 21st Lieutenant Governor.  It has been an extraordinary privilege to represent our Head of State, and to meet the remarkable people of Saskatchewan.  I have been especially honoured to serve as our nation commemorates the 150th Anniversary of Confederation.     This is also the 100th Anniversary of the...

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Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017

Her Honour the Honourable Vaughn Solomon Schofield, Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan, will present Canadian honours on behalf of Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, during two ceremonies on Thursday, November 9, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.   Close to 50 remarkable Canadians from Saskatchewan will be recognized with one of the following honours:  the Order of Canada, a Meritorious Service Decoration (Civil Division), or the Sovereign’s...

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Friday, Oct. 13, 2017

Lieutenant Governor Vaughn Solomon Schofield will visit 6 schools in the North to present the Lieutenant Governor’s Award of Excellence.   The Northern Student Achievement Awards were established in 1989 by the Saskatchewan Ministry of Education.  The Lieutenant Governor’s Award of Excellence recognizes one student at each grade level from 7 to 12.  The award criteria include academic standing, school attendance, and involvement in cultural activities.   Media are invited to attend the...

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Monday, Mar. 13, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 13, 2017   Commonwealth Day Message from Her Majesty The theme of Her Majesty’s 2017 Commonwealth Day message is peace-building and reconciliation.  She states, “The cornerstones on which peace is founded are, quite simply, respect and understanding for one another. Working together, we build peace by defending the dignity of every individual and community.” “Throughout her life, our Queen has promoted collaboration between Commonwealth nations,” said...

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Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2016

Lieutenant Governor Vaughn Solomon Schofield invites everyone to attend the annual New Year’s Day Levee on January 1st from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM at Government House in Regina.    “This year the Levee will mark the start of the 150th Anniversary of Canadian Confederation.  I will begin the afternoon by presenting Canada 150 pins to 10 remarkable Saskatchewan Members of the Order of Canada.  We’ll also have some Canada 150 tulip bulbs for our guests, as well as anniversary lapel pins.  Thanks...

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Wednesday, Jun. 22, 2016

The Office of the Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan will live-stream portions of the visit of Their Royal Highnesses The Earl and Countess of Wessex from Government House in Regina tomorrow, Thursday, June 23, 2016.  Join us at www.facebook.com/LtGovSK starting at 10:30 am.  Following is the live-streaming schedule:   10:30 am – Arrival of the Royal Couple at Government House 10:45 am – The Earl’s remarks at the Duke of Edinburgh’s Gold Award Ceremony 12:00 noon – The Earl and The...

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Thursday, Apr. 7, 2016

Today Her Honour the Honourable Vaughn Solomon Schofield opened a new exhibit at Government House in Regina.  East and West:  Creating Bridges of Cultures and Art features the work of Turkish Canadian artist Muveddet Al-Katib.   “We are fortunate to have a diverse population in Saskatchewan, but it can be challenging for newcomers to connect with others and feel a sense of belonging,” said the Lieutenant Governor.  “Art can be a place of connection, where we learn about other cultural...

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Monday, Mar. 14, 2016

"The most significant event [of the year] was that which raised the women of Saskatchewan to the status of citizens." Violet MacNaughton included this statement in her 1916 President’s Report for the Women Grain Growers Association.   Today, as we mark 100 years of the women’s vote in Saskatchewan, we remember leaders like Violet MacNaughton, who worked for years to collect signatures on petitions to convince the government of the day to extend the vote to women.  These trailblazers are a...

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