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Saskatchewan Economic Development Awards of Excellence

The Saskatchewan Economic Development Awards recognize the province’s best economic development marketing materials, programs and partnerships. These prestigious awards honor organizations and/or individuals for their efforts in creating positive change in urban, suburban, and rural communities.

2022 Awards of Excellence Recipients

Congratulations to the 2022 award recipients for their continued leadership and stewardship.

Chairperson's Award

South Saskatchewan Ready Economic Partnership, accepted by Catherine MacKay-Wilson

Lifetime Achievement Award

Presented to Darrell Balkwill of Whitecap First Nation for his contributions to economic development in Saskatchewan

Community Project Award (population over 5,000)

Saskatchewan Food Development Centre for the AWESOME Program—presented by Bryan Dilling from award sponsor, Ministry of Trade & Export Development, to Shenuka Wickramasinghe

Community Project Award (population under 5,000)

Carlton Trail College and RM of Prince Albert for Heavy Equipment Operating Training Partnership—presented by Richard Schwan, Chief Banking Officer with award sponsor Affinity Credit Union to Jennifer Brooks and Fred Novecosky (Carlton Trail College) and Eric Schmalz and Rochelle Neff (RM of Prince Albert)

Marketing Innovation Award (population over 5,000)

FDC Regional Economic Development Commission for the Investment Readiness Toolkit—accepted by Mayor Bruce Fidler (Absent from the picture: Tyson Almasi from award sponsor, Redbird Communications)

Marketing Innovation Award (population under 5,000)

Town of Coronach for Branding—presented by Lindsay Brumwell from award sponsor, BHP, to Kelsey Manske

Professional Community and Economic Developer of Saskatchewan Certification

Lauren Johnson, Town of Shaunavon

Professional Community and Economic Developer of Saskatchewan Certification

Tammy MacDonald, Town of Esterhazy

2021 Awards of Excellence Recipients

Congratulations to the 2021 award recipients for their continued leadership and stewardship.

Lifetime Achievement Award: Paul Martin

Chairperson's Award: 155 Northwest Collective

Marketing Innovation Award: City of Lloydminster

Marketing Innovation Award: Town of Langenburg

Community Project Award: Economic Development Regina Ag Tech Accelerator

Community Project Award: MSMA Region Business Database