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Province Announces The 2020 Saskatchewan Order Of Merit Recipients

Released on June 5, 2020

Today, Lieutenant Governor Russ Mirasty announced the 10 recipients of the Saskatchewan Order of Merit.  These outstanding individuals will be invested at a ceremony held in their honour when public gatherings resume.

“I offer my sincere congratulations to the newest recipients of Saskatchewan’s highest honour,” Mirasty said.  “The Saskatchewan Order of Merit enables us to celebrate the remarkable individuals, such as this year’s honourees, whose excellence, generosity, and vision have benefited so many people in our province.”

The 2020 recipients are:

  • Dr. Gordon Asmundson, Regina
  • Rigmor Clarke, Shell Lake
  • Sally Elliott, Regina
  • Gerald Grandey, Saskatoon
  • Dr. Donald Greve, Rosthern
  • Dr. Lorne Hepworth, Weyburn and London, ON
  • Pamela Klein, Regina
  • Silvia Martini, Saskatoon
  • Eloise Sitter, Saskatoon
  • Dr. Walter Streelasky, Melville

This year’s recipients of the Saskatchewan Order of Merit will join the 241 individuals who have previously been invested.

The Saskatchewan Order of Merit was established in 1985 to recognize excellence and achievement from outstanding Saskatchewan citizens.  They have made significant contributions in areas such as the arts, agriculture, business and industry, community leadership, public service, research and volunteer service.

The Saskatchewan Order of Merit is recognized in the Canadian Honours System.  The Lieutenant Governor (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zf4g4kgNk9E&feature=youtu.be) and Premier Moe (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jLsJJBW7VIc) have posted videos online congratulating the recipients of this honour.

For more information about the Saskatchewan Order of Merit or to nominate someone, visit www.saskatchewan.ca/honoursawards


For more information, contact:

Brittany Compton
Intergovernmental Affairs
Phone: 306-527-9102
Email: Brittany.Compton@gov.sk.ca

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