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Saskatchewan Prayer Breakfast

The Saskatchewan Prayer Breakfast is held annually in April in Regina.  It is organized by a committee that is co-chaired by the Lieutenant Governor and the Chief Justice of the province.  The Breakfast features a guest speaker who brings an inspirational message.  Tickets are available to the public and information may be obtained by contacting the Office of the Lieutenant Governor at (306) 787-4070.

The 2014 Saskatchewan Prayer Breakfast took place on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. at the Conexus Arts Centre.  The guest speaker was Zarqa Nawaz.  A Muslim woman of Pakistani origin, Ms. 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 episodes over 6 seasons.  Seen in over 60 countries, the show garnered national and international acclaim.  Ms. Nawaz also wrote and directed the award-winning documentary Me and the Mosque.  Her book of comedic essays about growing up Muslim, entitled Laughing All the Way to The Mosque, will be released by HarperCollins in June.  Zarqa Nawaz and her husband have four children and live in Regina.

Past Presentations

Previous Guest Speakers

2013 – Gordon Elhard
2012 – Ken Miller
2011 – Chief Tammy Cook-Searson
2010 – Jack Toth
2009 – Heather Kuttai
2008 – Richie Hall
2007 – Serge LeClerc
2006 – Thomas S. Caldwell
2005 – LGen Roméo Dallaire
2004 – Dr. David Barnard
2003 – Peter Peters
2002 – Christine Stapleton
2001 – The Hon. Peter Irniq
2000 – The Hon. Stockwell Day
1999 – Howard D. Thornton
1998 – Allan R. Taylor
1997 – J. Milton Fair
1996 – Kevin Jenkins
1995 – Paul Henderson
1994 – Dr. Roberta L. Bondar
1993 – John Kelsall
1992 – Nancy Barwell
1991 – Harold Cardinal
1990 – Olaf Friggstad
1989 – Dr. Henry Hildebrand
1988 – Albert Cooper
1987 – Shirley G.E. Carr
1986 – Claude I. Taylor
1985 – Robert G. Bentall
1984 – The Hon. Jake Epp
1983 – Andrew G. Kniewasser
1982 – Dr. Arnold Edinborough
1981 – Dr. Victor C. Goldbloom
1980 – Robert N. Thompson
1979 – Rev. Lucien Larre
1978 – Judge R.N. Conroy
1977 – Jerome Choquette
1976 – Senator Harold E. Hughes
1975 – Gary Lefebvre
1974 – Jacques Dupuis
1973 – Roy Letourneau
1972 – Rix Rogers
1971 – Senator Ray Perreault