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Tuesday, Apr. 8, 2014
On Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. at the Conexus Arts Centre, Zarqa Nawaz will address the 44th Annual Saskatchewan Prayer Breakfast. A Muslim woman of Pakistani origin, Zarqa Nawaz was born in Liverpool, England and raised in the Toronto area.  She attended the University of Toronto and Ryerson University where she completed a B.Sc. and a B.A.A. in Journalism.  Ms. Nawaz created the television series Little Mosque on the Prairie, which became CBC’s highest rated sitcom, airing 91...
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Thursday, Apr. 3, 2014
Lieutenant Governor Vaughn Solomon Schofield will launch Canada and the Crown: Essays on Constitutional Monarchy, on Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 2:00 pm at Government House in Regina. Edited by D. Michael Jackson and Philippe Lagassé with a Foreword by Governor General David Johnston and published by McGill-Queen’s University Press, this new book assesses the historical and contemporary importance of constitutional monarchy in Canada.  - 30 - For more information contact: Carolyn...
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Friday, Mar. 14, 2014
On Saturday, March 15, 2014, Her Honour the Honourable Vaughn Solomon Schofield will present the Lieutenant Governor’s Military Service Pin to 59 members of Commissionaires South Saskatchewan.  Media are welcome to attend the ceremony at 2:00 pm at the Royal United Services Institute of Regina, 1660 Elphinstone Street. “I created the Military Service Pin to honour those who have sacrificed to serve our country.  I am pleased to present the pin to members of the Commissionaires, who continue...
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Monday, Mar. 10, 2014
In her annual Commonwealth Day Message, The Queen speaks about shared goals and the strength we draw from our Commonwealth family. “With 2.2 billion citizens in 53 member countries, the Commonwealth contains extraordinary diversity and enormous potential for collaboration,” said Lieutenant Governor Solomon Schofield.  “I encourage everyone to celebrate Canada’s membership in this valuable partnership of nations on March 10th.” Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II is Head of the Commonwealth. ...
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Monday, Dec. 30, 2013
Lieutenant Governor Vaughn Solomon Schofield and Gordon Schofield extend an invitation to everyone for the annual New Year’s Day Levee on January 1st from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM at Government House in Regina. “We’re so pleased that former Roughrider and now Football Operations Co-ordinator Jeremy O’Day will bring the Grey Cup to the Levee for our guests to see.  We warmly welcome everyone to kick-off the New Year with us at Government House,” said the Lieutenant Governor. The Levee is free...
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Monday, Dec. 23, 2013
As we celebrate this special time of year, it is my pleasure to extend greetings to you on behalf of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Second, Queen of Canada. For me, this is a season of thanksgiving, and one of the things I’m most grateful for are the generous and caring people of Saskatchewan.  Our provincial motto – From Many People’s Strength – was well chosen.  Our diverse population is our greatest strength.  Saskatchewan is a rich tapestry, woven from the threads of people from many...
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Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013
Her Honour the Honourable Vaughn Solomon Schofield today announced that the 2013 recipient of The Lieutenant Governor’s Meritorious Achievement Award is Mr. Ray Pentland, P.Eng, FEC. President of Water Resource Consultants Ltd., Mr. Pentland has been the backbone of hydrologic engineering in Saskatchewan.  With over 40 years of water resource engineering experience, he has worked extensively across Canada and on several international projects.  He has donated his time to the Association of...
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Friday, Nov. 15, 2013
Lieutenant Governor Vaughn Solomon Schofield will present Royal Canadian Humane Association Bravery Awards on Monday, November 18, 2013 at 2:00 pm 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 in civilian life, who, through their alertness, skill and concern, save or attempt to save a life, especially where those actions lie outside the...
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Friday, Nov. 15, 2013
Lieutenant Governor Vaughn Solomon Schofield will join the Multicultural Council of Saskatchewan to recognize individuals who have made significant contributions to the multicultural community on Saturday, November 16, 2013 at 2:00 pm at Government House in Regina.  Parks, Culture and Sport Minister Kevin Doherty and Judge David M. Arnot, Chief Commissioner of the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission will also speak at the event. Background: • Multicultural Week in Saskatchewan runs from...
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Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013
The Honourable Vaughn Solomon Schofield was joined by Premier Brad Wall and Canadian Chief of the Defence Staff General Tom Lawson today at Government House in Regina to launch the Lieutenant Governor’s Military Service Pin. “We created the pin to honour current and former members of our military, and police officers who have served in military operations, for the sacrifices they have made to serve our nation,” said the Lieutenant Governor.  “When these Canadian heroes are in civilian...
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Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013
Her Honour the Honourable Vaughn Solomon Schofield, Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan and Honorary Patron of the Royal Canadian Legion Saskatchewan Command, will receive the first poppy of the 2013 Poppy Campaign in Saskatchewan at the Royal Canadian Legion Nutana Branch #362 at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, October 25, 2013.  The Poppy will be presented by Mr. Sam Hurford, Korean War Veteran. Poppies will be available to the general public beginning on Friday, October 25, 2013 at Legions and...
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Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013
Lieutenant Governor Vaughn Solomon Schofield presented Her Majesty with a unique brooch created by Saskatchewan designer Rachel Mielke today in London. “Rachel Mielke is a gifted designer and a savvy businesswoman who has leveraged her impressive success to support charities that benefit women and girls around the world,” said the Lieutenant Governor.  “As a young leader in our province, I felt that Rachel was the perfect artist to create a gift for our Queen, who has dedicated her life to...
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Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013
“The Canadian Army relies on Reservists, who make extraordinary contributions to domestic and foreign operations.  Today is a day to thank the capable men and women who carry on careers while also serving in the Canadian Army.  Some 24,000 Army Reservists live and work in communities across Canada.  They have served in places like Afghanistan and Libya, and have assisted Canadians during times of crisis, including natural disasters.  I encourage you to thank Army Reservists in your community...
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Monday, Aug. 19, 2013
In two weeks, Lieutenant Governor Vaughn Solomon Schofield will send Saskatchewan’s Book of Congratulations for The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on the birth of His Royal Highness Prince George to Clarence House in London. “We’re delighted that so many people have already signed the book, in person and on-line,” said the Lieutenant Governor.  “We hope that many more will take this opportunity to send best wishes to The Duke and Duchess as we celebrate with them the birth of their...
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Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013
Wounded Warriors Weekend will wrap up today as over 170 wounded veterans from Australia, the United Kingdom, the United States, and Canada return to Regina for outbound flights.  The veterans, who have served in Afghanistan, Iraq, or Bosnia, have enjoyed a weekend of fishing, golfing, entertainment, and camaraderie in Nipawin.  The cavalcade will journey on Highway 35 through Wadena to Fort Qu’Appelle, where they will be joined by a motorcycle escort for the trip to Regina.  Everyone is...
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