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Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan Heritage Awards
- The 2019 Awards will take place October 9, at Government House, Regina.
- Watch this space for information on how to submit nominations and the related timelines.

Here's information about last year's Heritage Awards, which took place on June 13th, 2018.
View the photos from the 2018 event!​

The winners of the 2018 Heritage Awards include! 
CATEGORY:  Physical Heritage Conservation (3 winners):
Confederation Park & Fountain            Khedive Heritage Recreation Centre         The Frontenac Apartments

CATEGORY:  Public Outreach (2 winners): 
Journées du patrimoine/Heritage Days                                  Original Humboldt – Sharing Stories of the Land

CATEGORY:  Community Development (1 winner):  nehiyawak Language Experience

CATEGORY:  Intangible Cultural Heritage (1 winner):  Souris Moose Creek Region Video Series

Heritage Saskatchewan thanks all those that submitted nominations .

Thanks to our sponsors BRXTON and Saskatchewan Masory Institue Inc.

 Find out about BRXTON and the SMI.

The Heritage Awards are presented annually, and provide an opportunity to recognize heritage projects that build resilient and sustainable communities for the future.  In recognizing success stories, the Awards program celebrates, inspires, encourages and catalyzes the safeguarding of Saskatchewan’s rich and diverse Living Heritage for generations to come. 

Eligibility Criteria/Award Categories
Any individual, organization, business, or government body, may submit a nomination.
Organizations, businesses, and all levels of government are eligible to be recognized in these categories:

  1. Community Development
  2. Public Outreach
  3. Physical Heritage Conservation
  4. Intangible Cultural Heritage

Nominations Procedures

Submit nominations to Heritage Saskatchewan by email, mail, or courier:
200 - 2020 - 11th Avenue, Regina SK S4P 0J3

Deadline for submissions is TBA for 2019

Submissions must include the following:

  1. Completed submission form (regular form)
  2. Name of the person making the nomination - including their address, email and phone number(s).
    This is the person with whom all communications will occur regarding the nomination, throughout the nomination process.
  3. Name of the project - including (if applicable) the address, email and phone number(s).
  4. Date of completion of the project.
  5. A detailed description, not to exceed 100 words, explaining why this project should be recognized.
  6. Supporting materials for the nomination, which could include - photographs, video clips, news clippings, website links, other printed material or information which the nominator deems relevant to the nomination (electronic images must have a resolution of 300 dpi and all photographs must be labelled).

For category #3 Physical Heritage Conservation, besides the above required information, the following is also required: 

  1. Completed submission form (category three form) – please note that this is in place of the regular submission form
  2. Name, address, email and phone number(s) of each of the following (as appropriate):
    • owner, architect, prime contractor, any notable crafts persons involved, other.
  1. Brief history of building (whatever is known), including: 
    • date of construction, original owner, original architect, original builder, chronology of occupancies, chronology of alterations.
  2. Details of Current Project:
    • date of completion, description of heritage features involved, description of work done, any particular achievements.
  3. Provide three or more photographs showing:
    • Primary elevation, detailed “before” pictures of work, detailed “after” pictures of work.

General Consideration

  1. Entries submitted in previous years that did not receive an award may be resubmitted in subsequent years. No limit will be placed on the number of times a nomination may be submitted.
  2. No nomination or expression of support for a nomination may be made by a current Heritage Saskatchewan board member or staff person.
  3. Heritage Saskatchewan reserves the right not to confer an award in a given category in a given year.
  4. Timelines:
    1. March 5th:        Call for Submissions
    2. April 27th:         Deadline for Submissions
    3. Early May:         Jury deliberations occur
    4. End of May:      Award recipients are notified
    5. June 13th:        Award presentations in the evening at Government House, Regina

Award Notification

  1. Award recipients will be notified about their being selected, as per timeline listed above.
  2. Only those chosen for awards will be contacted.

Award Presentations

  1. Award recipients will receive a certificate, signed by the Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan.
  2. In the case of multiple contributors to a project, then there will be multiple certificates made; ensuring that all those being recognized receive a certificate.
  3. The Award event will take place in June of each year. 


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