News Releases

Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020

His Honour the Honourable Russ Mirasty, Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan received the first poppy of the 2020 Poppy Campaign in Saskatchewan. The Poppy was presented at a virtual ceremony by The Royal Canadian Legion – Saskatchewan Command President Keith Andrews. His Honour, in turn, presented the second poppy to Sergeant (ret’d) Paul Valiquette.   “I am honoured to receive the first poppy in Saskatchewan,” said the Lieutenant Governor. “I encourage everyone to wear a poppy to pay...

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Thursday, Jun. 18, 2020

Lieutenant Governor Russ Mirasty, along with the Saskatchewan Weekly Newspapers Association (SWNA) and SaskPower, announced today the names of the recipients of the 2020 Junior Citizen of the Year Award, including:   • Telia Lafontaine (Homeschooled, Regina) • Anteneh Miller (Melville Comprehensive High School, Melville) • Aarsh Shah (Campbell Collegiate, Regina) • Alejandra Van Dusen (Winston Knoll Collegiate, Regina)   “The achievements of these young...

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Tuesday, Jun. 9, 2020

Lieutenant Governor Russ Mirasty and Prairieaction Foundation (PAF) today announced the following Saskatchewan recipients of the 2020 PAF Youth Leadership Awards:   • Clearwater Project Venture Youth Mentors, Clearwater River Dene Nation • Collection Builders for Social Justice, Carlton Comprehensive High School, Prince Albert • The Daily Difference, Kelli Lemstra, Alliance Health, Moose Jaw • I’mperfect – Imperfect: Understand Us, St. Gregory Elementary School,...

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Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019

Tansi.  Hello.  I’m honoured to represent Canada’s Queen in Saskatchewan, and to share some thoughts with you at this special time of year.   First, I want to thank everyone who has given Donna and me such a warm welcome to their communities. We’ve taken part in many events, and at each one, we’ve been very impressed by the generosity of Saskatchewan people. Our province relies on volunteers, and I want to thank everyone who donates their time to improve their community.   I also want to...

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Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019

His Honour the Honourable Russ Mirasty presented The Lieutenant Governor’s Meritorious Achievement Award to Shawna Argue, P.Eng., MBA, FEC, FCSSE, FGC (Hon.) at a ceremony in Saskatoon yesterday.   An international expert in environmental auditing, Ms. Argue has also provided leadership in the industry, serving in numerous roles with The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan, as well as the Association of Consulting Engineering Companies – Saskatchewan...

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Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019

Lieutenant Governor Russ Mirasty will present Royal Canadian Humane Association Bravery Awards on Friday, October 4, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Saskatoon Police HQ - 76 25 St East, Saskatoon.   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...

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Tuesday, Sep. 10, 2019

Developed by the Museum of Emigration in Gdynia, Poland, in collaboration with the Canadian Embassy in Warsaw, Poles in the Canadian Mosaic:  150 Years of History is an exhibition tracking the presence of Poles in the past and present times in the largest country in North America.   “We are excited to host this important exhibit at Government House in Regina,” said Lieutenant Governor Russ Mirasty.  “I believe strongly in multiculturalism – we all benefit from sharing our histories and...

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Monday, May. 27, 2019

On Friday, May 24, 2019, at 4:00 p.m. at Government House in Regina, Prairieaction Foundation will present their Youth Leadership Award to 9 youth groups from Saskatchewan and Manitoba.    Background and award recipient information attached   Media information:   Carolyn Speirs Office of the Lieutenant Governor 306-787-6460 306-530-5430 (mobile) carolyn.speirs@gov.sk.ca   About Prairieaction Foundation   Prairieaction Foundation (PAF) was formed in response to the 1989 Montreal...

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Tuesday, May. 7, 2019

His Honour the Honourable W. Thomas Molloy is undergoing treatment for pancreatic cancer.   During His Honour’s treatment and recovery, the Administrator of Saskatchewan (The Honourable Robert Richards, Chief Justice of Saskatchewan and members of Saskatchewan’s Court of Appeal) will carry out the constitutional and ceremonial duties of the Lieutenant Governor.     - 30 -   Media information:   Carolyn Speirs Office of the Lieutenant Governor 306-787-6460 (office) 306-530-5430...

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Monday, Mar. 11, 2019

In her 2019 Commonwealth Day message, Her Majesty acknowledges the 70th anniversary of the London Declaration, which marked the birth of the modern Commonwealth.   “Like other nations in the Commonwealth, Canada cherishes equality, diversity, and respectful collaboration,” said Lieutenant Governor W. Thomas Molloy.  “Commonwealth Day is a great opportunity to celebrate this historic and evolving partnership of nations.”   Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II is Head of the Commonwealth. ...

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Friday, Dec. 21, 2018

Lieutenant Governor W. Thomas Molloy 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 hosting my first Levee at Government House.  I warmly welcome everyone to begin the New Year at this wonderful community celebration,” said the Lieutenant Governor.   The Levee is free of charge.  Guests have an opportunity to meet the Lieutenant Governor in a receiving line, enjoy refreshments and...

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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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