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Encyclopedia > Saskatchewan Order of Merit

The Saskatchewan Order of Merit is an award given in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. Canada is a sovereign state in northern North America, the northern-most country in the world, and the second largest in total area. ... Motto: Multis E Gentibus Vires (From many peoples, strength) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Regina Largest city Saskatoon Lieutenant Governor Lynda M. Haverstock Premier Lorne Calvert (NDP) Area 651,036 km² (7th)  - Land 591,670 km²  - Water 59,366 km² (9. ...

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Purpose

Created in 1985, the award is the most prestigious official honour in the province. The Order recognizes the highest level of individual excellence and achievement in any field. It takes precedence over all other provincial honours and awards. 1985 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Eligibility

Any Canadian citizen who is a current or former resident of Saskatchewan is eligible for nomination. Posthumous nominations are accepted within one year of the date of death. Only ten people can receive the award annually.


Recipients

There have been 122 appointments to the Order of Merit since its inception.


2004

  • Byrna Barclay
  • Lorne Carrier
  • Dennis Kendel
  • John McLeod
  • Suzanne Claire Olaski
  • Rajendra Sharma
  • Gordon Staseson

2003

Roy Romanow (born August 12, 1939), Canadian politician and Premier of Saskatchewan (1991-2001), was born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. ... Guy Clarence Vanderhaeghe (born April 5, 1951) is a Canadian fiction author from Esterhazy, Saskatchewan. ...

2002

  • Nahid Ahmad
  • Joe Fafard
  • Claude Petit
  • Roger Phillips
  • William (Bill) Small
  • Charles M. (Red) Williams

2001

  • Neil Jahnke
  • Lalita Malhotra
  • Peggy McKercher
  • Kenneth Mitchell
  • Geoffrey Pawson
  • Jacqui Shumiatcher
  • Ernest Walker

2000

Allan Emrys Blakeney (born 1925) was the Canadian province of Saskatchewans from 1971 to 1982, and leader of the Saskatchewan New Democratic Party. ... Sandra Schmirler (July 11, 1963–March 3, 2000) was a Canadian curler, an Olympic and triple World Champion. ...

1999

  • Marc Baltzan
  • Frederick Hill
  • Gordon MacMurchy
  • Frances Morrison
  • Pamela Wallin
  • Stephen Worobetz
  • Clifford Wright

Pamela Wallin (born 1953 in Wadena, Saskatchewan) is a Canadian television journalist and diplomat. ...

1998

1997

  • Boyd Anderson
  • Margaret Belcher
  • Carol Gay Bell
  • Victor Cicansky
  • Stirling McDowell
  • Ross Pinder

1996

1995

  • Lloyd Barber
  • Elisabeth Pasztor Brandt
  • Robert Ogle
  • Victor Pearsall
  • Theresa Stevenson
  • Edward K. (Ted) Turner

Lloyd Barber, C.C., S.O.M., Ph. ...

1994

  • Robert R. Ferguson
  • Christine Hodgson
  • George Ledingham
  • William Perehudoff
  • William Riddell
  • Carole Sanderson

1993

  • Marjorie Sinclair Butterworth
  • David Greyeyes
  • Orville Hjertaas
  • Ruth Pawson
  • Earl Peters
  • Ali Rajput

1992

  • George Bothwell
  • Samuel Bunnie
  • John V. Hicks
  • Stuart Houston
  • Ida Petterson

1991

  • Ronald De Pauw
  • Yvonne Hassett
  • Louis Horlick
  • F.W. Johnson
  • Annie Johnstone
  • Emmie Oddie

1990

  • Frederick Cenaiko
  • Reta Cowley
  • Burton Craig
  • Walter Nelson
  • Ann Sudom

1989

  • Ted Azevedo
  • Willa Haughton
  • Edward Rawlinson
  • Anne Szumigalski
  • Arthur Wallman

1988

1987

  • John Archer
  • Angus Bear
  • Dorothy Knowles
  • Ted Ohlsen
  • Lillian Seifert

John Richard Archer (8 June 1863—July, 1932) was a British race and political activist. ...

1986

  • Saul Cohen
  • Sylvia Fedoruk
  • Lyell Gustin
  • Christian Sutter
  • Phyllis Airth

1985


Thomas Clement Douglas PC,CC,SOM (October 20, 1904 - February 24, 1986) was a Scottish-born Canadian Baptist minister and democratic socialist politician. ...


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Government Relations | Office of Protocol and Honours (1532 words)
Barber was named an Officer of the Order of Canada in 1978, received the Vanier Medal of the Institute of Public Administration of Canada in 1979, and was promoted to Companion of the Order of Canada, the nation’s highest civilian honour, in 1993.
Born in Rosetown, Saskatchewan, in 1928, Bob Ogle entered seminary in 1946 and was ordained priest in 1953.
He received an honorary doctorate of laws from the University of Saskatchewan in 1989, was made an honorary life member of the Canadian and Saskatchewan Institutes of Agrologists, and was inducted into the Saskatchewan Co-operative Order of Merit and the Saskatchewan Agricultural Hall of Fame.
Government Relations #05-417 - PRINCE EDWARD AWARDED SASKATCHEWAN ORDER OF MERIT - Government News Release (173 words)
The Saskatchewan Order of Merit is the province's highest honour.
It recognizes individuals whose outstanding achievements have contributed significantly to the well-being of the province and its residents.
Honourary membership in the Order of Merit may be conferred on distinguished individuals from outside Saskatchewan and Canada on the recommendation of the Saskatchewan Honours Advisory Council.
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