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Premier's Award for Excellence in the Public Service

Established in 2003, this award is presented to members of Saskatchewan's public service (individuals, groups or teams) who have made outstanding on-the-job contributions to the government and citizens of the province.  The Premier's Award is a way to recognize, celebrate and take pride in the achievements of our province and people.
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1. Premier’s Award for Excellence

Premier’s Award for ExcellenceInsignia

Individual recipients and team leaders receive a pewter trophy. All recipients receive a lapel pin bearing the Saskatchewan Coat of Arms with the provincial motto Multis e gentibus vires (From many peoples strength) and a certificate to recognize their achievement. The Premier or his designate presents the award.

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2. Nomination Criteria and Process

What are the nomination criteria?
The Premier’s Award for Excellence in the Public Service recognizes employees who have made outstanding on-the-job contributions to the government and citizens of the province, while exemplifying our core values in action. Nominations are to align with the Government of Saskatchewan’s Commitment to Excellence and demonstrate the following core values:

  • Show respect and integrity
  • Serve citizens
  • Practice excellence and innovation
  • Act as one team

Volunteer activities and long-time service are not considered for this award. Posthumous nominations are not eligible.

Who is eligible?
Employees of ministries, Crown Investments Corporation Crowns, Treasury Board Crowns, agencies, boards and commissions are eligible.

Nominations may be submitted for:

  • Individuals;
  • Teams; and 
  • Emerging leaders (less than five years in the public service).

Who can nominate?
Any individual or group may submit a nomination for the Premier's Award for Excellence in the Public Service.

How many awards will be given out?
An independent selection committee recommends three to six individual or team recipients per year.

Completing the nomination form
Please provide the selection committee with the most useful information about your nominee. Carefully consider the criteria for the award (alignment with the Government of Saskatchewan’s Commitment to Excellence and core values in action) and relate them to your nominee's achievements.

All information provided is confidential and exclusively for the use of the selection committee.

Support documents
One support letter is required to demonstrate the nominee’s impact. To further enhance your nomination, up to three letters may be included.

Other supporting material, such as newspaper articles or videos, may be provided in digital format.

Submitting a nomination
Mail, or scan and email, the nomination form by June 30, 2017 to:

         Saskatchewan Honours and Awards
         Protocol Office
 113 - 3085 Albert Street
 REGINA SK S4S 0B1

         Email: honours@gov.sk.ca
         Phone: 306-787-8965
         Toll free: 1-877-427-5505

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3. Past Recipients

For inspiration, watch this video to hear the 2016 recipients share their accomplishments and what the recognition means to them.

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