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Five Saskatchewan Finalists For Canadian Tourism Awards

Released on October 8, 2019

Saskatchewan will be well-represented at the 2019 Canadian Tourism Awards on November 20 in Ottawa.

Five finalists from the province were announced by The Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC) on
October 1:

  • Harvest Eatery (Shaunavon), Restaurants Canada and Diversey Culinary Tourism Award

  • Over the Hill Orchards & Winery (Lumsden), Hilton Small Business of the Year Award

  • Brenda Peterson (Grasslands National Park), Tourism HR Canada Employee of the Year Award

  • Tourism Saskatoon (Saskatoon), VIPlane initiative, Tourism Innovation Award

  • Wanuskewin Heritage Park (Saskatoon), Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada, Indigenous Tourism Award

This news marks the eighth consecutive year of representation for the province, and the second time that Saskatchewan has placed in five categories.

“The Government of Saskatchewan is pleased to congratulate the finalists who will be representing our province at the Canadian Tourism Awards,” Minister Responsible for Tourism Saskatchewan Gene Makowsky said.  “These honourees reflect the diversity of Saskatchewan’s tourism sector, and the spirit and drive that brings bold dreams to fruition.  They play an important part in growing Saskatchewan’s visitor economy.”

“Saskatchewan has a solid track record of sending finalists to the Canadian Tourism Awards,” Tourism Saskatchewan CEO Mary Taylor-Ash said.  “Tourism Saskatchewan applauds Harvest Eatery, Over the Hill Orchards & Winery, Brenda Peterson, Tourism Saskatoon and Wanuskewin Heritage Park for their impressive work.  These distinguished finalists are industry leaders who strive to deliver on the promise made to their guests.  This recognition at the national level is most deserved.”

The Canadian Tourism Awards are presented annually by TIAC and the Toronto Star to recognize success, leadership and innovation in Canada’s tourism industry, and to reward those people, places, organizations and events that have gone above and beyond to offer travellers superior tourism experiences in Canada.

The awards will be presented at a gala dinner ceremony at the Westin Ottawa on November 20, 2019.  The celebration is a highlight of The Tourism Congress, TIAC’s annual industry conference.

For a complete list of the 2019 Canadian Tourism Award finalists, visit


For more information, contact:

Susan Parkin
Tourism Saskatchewan
Phone: 306-787-2927

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