16 April 2014
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As Canadians we are free to speak without fear, worship in our own way, oppose what we feel is wrong and choose who should govern us. These freedoms, which we often take for granted, were put in perspective recently as 47 people from 22 countries gathered at the Legislative Building in Regina. They took the oath of citizenship, officially becoming Canadian citizens. These 47 people, now Canadians, can now claim all of these freedoms for themselves.
This ceremony gave us an understanding of what it might be like to learn a new language and culture. It was also an opportunity to see our country through the eyes of our grandparents, great grandparents and all others who came before us – a valuable experience for those born and raised here as we can sometimes lose touch with what it truly means to be Canadian.Read More...
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Congratulations to the Prince Albert North Sask. Volleyball Club—U17 boys and U18 boys for winning gold at the Saskatchewan Volleyball Association Championships.
Merit Saskatchewan Awards Gala
Congratulations to Orlan Peterson for being recognized as winner of the Merit Outstanding Site Supervisor Award and to Ed Elliott for receiving the Merit Contractors Association of Saskatchewan’s Merit Trade Excellence Award.
Salute to Senior Service Award
Congratulations to Dr. John Fryters for recently being honoured with the Salute to Senior Service Award for the province of Saskatchewan.
Congratulations to Rich McFarlane for winning the Recording Studio of the Year as well as being named to the All Star Band (Guitar) and All Star Band (Specialty) and Donny Parenteau who was also named to the All Star Band (Fiddle). Congratulations also to Don Mitchell of CKBI for the On Air Personality (Major Market) and Larry Krause for TV/Radio Show of the Year.