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Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015
Regina, December 29, 2015…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 125th Anniversary celebrations of Government House.  We’ll have free samples of the Government House 125th Anniversary Signature tea, as well as special anniversary cookies.  We’re also delighted to host Ruff Rider, the Nash Project...
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Monday, Dec. 14, 2015
In 1914, the world was at war.  Trench warfare created very difficult circumstances, particularly in the cold of winter.  But on that Christmas Eve, something remarkable happened.  A Christmas truce was called, and the soldiers on both sides laid down their weapons.  They ventured out of their trenches and even exchanged modest gifts.  That night, when the British soldiers began to sing O Come All Ye Faithful, the Germans joined in, singing the same hymn to the Latin words Adeste...
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Wednesday, Sep. 9, 2015
Today Canada’s Queen becomes the longest-reigning monarch in British history.   A truly committed public servant, Her Majesty has exemplified integrity and honour for over 63 years.  In addition to her constitutional duties, she has presided over the Commonwealth, which has evolved into a modern partnership of nations that share common goals.  Through her support of charitable organizations and her involvement in hundreds of events each year, she has had an immeasurable...
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Thursday, Sep. 3, 2015
I am deeply proud of the role our Merchant Navy has played in world conflicts.  In the First and Second World Wars, although they were not compelled to serve, merchant crews volunteered to work on the vessels that transported crucial troops and supplies.  The Atlantic crossing was extraordinarily dangerous, and thousands of Canadians died on the merchant ships.  May we never forget their courage and their sacrifice.    In many ways, we owe our freedom to the men and women of our Merchant...
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Monday, Jun. 29, 2015
Regina, June 29, 2015…Her Honour the Honourable Vaughn Solomon Schofield will host the Lieutenant Governor’s Garden Party on July 1st from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm at Government House, 4607 Dewdney Avenue, Regina.   “We’ve got some fantastic activities planned to mark the 50th Anniversary of Canada’s flag.  I warmly invite everyone to join us at our magnificent Government House Edwardian Gardens to celebrate our nation’s birthday,” said Lieutenant Governor Solomon Schofield.     The Garden...
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Monday, May. 4, 2015
Today at Government House in Regina, Lieutenant Governor Vaughn Solomon Schofield hosted His Excellency Nicolas Chapuis, Ambassador of France to Canada, who presented the rank of Knight of the French National Order of the Legion of Honour to four Saskatchewan veterans for their role in the liberation of France during the Second World War.   “I congratulate each medal recipient on this well-deserved honour,” said Lieutenant Governor Vaughn Solomon Schofield.  “We are very proud of you, and...
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Saturday, May. 2, 2015
SASKATCHEWAN WELCOMES ROYAL BABY   May 2, 2015   “We are so happy for The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge as they welcome a new daughter and sister for Prince George”, said Lieutenant Governor Vaughn Solomon Schofield.  “Saskatchewan people are very fond of the Royal Family and we are pleased to provide an opportunity for everyone to send best wishes through the Saskatchewan Book of Congratulations.”   The Book of Congratulations will be available starting today at Government House in...
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Wednesday, Apr. 29, 2015
On May 1, 2015, Kate MacEachern of The Long Way Home organization will begin a 3,100 km walk from Nipawin, Saskatchewan to Chilliwack, British Columbia to raise funds in support of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder awareness and treatment.  Funds raised through the walk will support the following organizations:  Wounded Warriors Weekend, The NASH Project, PAWS Fur Thought, and Alpha K9. Kate will wear a GPS tracker on her walk so people can follow her progress through her website at...
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Monday, Mar. 9, 2015
In her annual Commonwealth Day Message, The Queen speaks about the promise of youth and the potential for young leaders to keep the ideals of the Commonwealth relevant to all generations.   “Last August, I took part in the Day of Mourning in Saskatoon – an event planned and orchestrated by young people.  Each fall, I present awards to truly outstanding youth in Northern Saskatchewan.  I have been deeply impressed by young people involved in the Bold Eagle and Cadet programs, sponsored by...
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Monday, Dec. 29, 2014
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.    “At this year’s Levee we’ll mark the 50th Anniversary of Canada’s flag.  We’ll have some beautiful flag pins, unique maple leaf cookies, and other surprises to mark this special anniversary.  We warmly welcome everyone to toast the New Year and celebrate Canada’s flag with us at Government House in Regina,” said the...
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Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014
Lieutenant Governor Vaughn Solomon Schofield will present Royal Canadian Humane Association Bravery Awards on Friday, November 7, 2014 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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Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2014
Corporal Jack Hennie of the Royal Canadian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers and his brother Sergeant Eric Hennie of the Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry, 3rd Battalion, will return home to La Ronge to receive the Lieutenant Governor’s Military Service Pin from Her Honour the Honourable Vaughn Solomon Schofield on Oct 1 at a ceremony at Churchill School at 2:00 pm.  Irwin Hennie, father of Jack and Eric, is a veteran of the Canadian Signal Corps, and will also receive a Pin at...
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Monday, Sep. 29, 2014
Lieutenant Governor Vaughn Solomon Schofield will visit seven communities in the North to present awards student awards.  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 acknowledges academic standing, school attendance, and involvement in cultural activities. Media are invited to attend the following...
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Monday, Jun. 30, 2014
Regina, June 30, 2014 Canada Day festivities at Government House in Regina will continue as planned.  We’ve found some high ground for our stage, and we welcome everyone to join us from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM for performances by Brad Johner and the Johner Boys, the Regina Riot, Punjabi Dancers, Lion Dancers, clowns, children’s activities, and complimentary refreshments and snacks.  The formal program will begin at 2:25 pm and will include a fly past from 15-Wing. For more information, visit...
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Thursday, Jun. 26, 2014
Regina, June 26, 2014…Lieutenant Governor Vaughn Solomon Schofield will host the Lieutenant Governor’s Garden Party on July 1st from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM at Government House in Regina. “We’ve got a wonderful Canada Day event planned this year, and we hope everyone will join us at Government House to celebrate our nation’s birthday,” said Lieutenant Governor Solomon Schofield.  The Garden Party is free of charge.  Festivities will begin at 1:00 PM with music by the Regina Riot Dixieland Band,...
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