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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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Wednesday, Jun. 4, 2014
Her Honour the Honourable Vaughn Solomon Schofield, Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan will host a flag-raising ceremony at Government House, 4607 Dewdney Avenue, Regina at 11:00 am on Friday, June 6, 2014 to mark the 70th Anniversary of D-Day.  The public are invited to attend this special occasion.  Participants will include a colour party provided by the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #001 (Regina), a fly past by Canadian Forces Base Moose Jaw, with assistance from members of HMCS...
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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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