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2018 Christmas Message From Lieutenant Governor W. Thomas Molloy

Released on December 14, 2018

As we celebrate this special season, I am pleased to extend greetings on behalf of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Second, Queen of Canada.

This has been a remarkable year for me, as I had the honour of becoming Saskatchewan’s 22nd Lieutenant Governor in March.  As I have travelled across our beautiful province, I have been very impressed by our outstanding volunteers.  I am grateful to everyone who donates their time to improve the lives of others.

I also want to thank the many Indigenous communities that have invited me to visit and have given me a warm welcome.  I have had the privilege of taking part in pow wows, treaty gatherings, a sweat lodge, flag-raisings, declaration signings, and many other celebrations.  At each of these meaningful events, I have witnessed both a respect for cultural traditions and creative innovation.  I wish to express my gratitude to everyone who is exploring how we can achieve reconciliation together.

This year I have met many inspiring young people.  The youth of our province are providing leadership in many areas, including mental health, overcoming racism, and welcoming new Canadians.  Our impressive young leaders are reason for great hope for our future.

This has been a year of sadness for many.  2018 will long be remembered as the year of the Humboldt Broncos accident.  The crash claimed the lives of 16 people who were deeply loved and will be greatly missed.  Others in our province have also experienced personal hardship this year.

I have been inspired by those who face challenges with courage and resilience.  Many see adversity as an opportunity not only to find solutions for themselves, but to help others. This is the Saskatchewan way.

For me, this season is an opportunity to spend time with family and friends, and also to give thanks for my many blessings.  I am truly grateful to call Saskatchewan home.  My experiences in this role have filled me with hope for all that we can accomplish together.

Merry Christmas from my family to yours.

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For more information, contact:

Carolyn Speirs
Office of the Lieutenant Governor
Regina
Phone: 306-787-6460 
Email: carolyn.speirs@gov.sk.ca

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