Russ Mirasty

First World War battalion getting apology from federal government

Jul 8, 2022 | 10:43am

Descendants and relatives of a battalion that wasn’t allowed to fight near the front lines in the First World War due to the colour of their skin will get an apology from the federal government. Members from the No. 2 Construction Battalion came from Canada, the United States and Barbados but had significant Saskatchewan ties. […]

Government House has lots to do on Canada Day

Jun 30, 2022 | 12:00pm

Inside and outside of Government House will be a hive of activity on Canada Day. Things begin at 1 at Government House Canada Day, said Carolyn Spiers of the Lt.-Gov. office. “And it is Lt.-Gov. Russ Mirasty and Donna Mirasty’s first opportunity to host people, so they’re really looking forward to having people on the […]

Saskatchewan Residential School Memorial unveiled at Government House

Jun 21, 2022 | 6:47pm

The Government of Saskatchewan celebrated National Indigenous Peoples Day by unveiling the Saskatchewan Residential School Memorial. The memorial, which calls the grounds of the Government House home, is composed of all-natural elements, acknowledges the earth, and symbolizes the circle of life. It features a large central stone, selected by the Lieutenant Governor from Treaty 4 […]

Government House celebrating platinum jubilee

Jun 1, 2022 | 1:49pm

For the first time in Canada’s modern era, a Canadian monarch will celebrate a platinum jubilee. Queen Elizabeth II is celebrating 70 years since being ascending to the throne. Royal fans and the Government House will also be celebrating the milestone. At Government House, they have put flags and banners up, and Queen’s Jubilee Garden, […]

Ceremony takes place at future site of residential school memorial at Government House

Jun 21, 2021 | 4:38pm

Dignitaries took part in a small ceremony on Monday morning at Government House in Regina as part of National Indigenous Peoples Day. The event, which was hosted by Saskatchewan’s Lieutenant Governor Russ Mirasty, was to bless the future site of a memorial dedicated planned at Government House. Mirasty said they will make sure the memorial […]

Throne Speech and electing a new Speaker open abbreviated fall session at Sask. Legislature

Nov 30, 2020 | 6:14am

A shortened fall session in the Saskatchewan Legislature begins on Monday. Lieutenant Governor Russ Mirasty will deliver the speech from the Throne Monday afternoon. Before that a new speaker of the house will be elected. In a news release sent out earlier this month, the province said that to help protect everyone from COVID-19 the […]

2020 Poppy Campaign underway in Saskatchewan

Oct 29, 2020 | 9:36am

The 2020 Poppy campaign in Saskatchewan is under way. Lieutenant Governor, the Honourable Russ Mirasty was presented with the first poppy of the campaign in a virtual ceremony. The second poppy was presented to Sergeant (ret’d) Paul Valiquette. “I am honoured to receive the first poppy in Saskatchewan,” said the Lieutenant Governor in a release. […]

Scott Moe and Lieutenant Governor Russ Mirasty officially launch election campaign

Sep 29, 2020 | 10:00am

It’s now official, Saskatchewan will vote on October 26.Tuesday morning Sask. Party Leader Scott Moe formally requested Lieutenant Governor Russ Mirasty dissolve the legislature to begin the 27 day campaign, the shortest campaign period legally allowed. It’s official: election season is upon us in Saskatchewan. #skpoli #Sask #Regina pic.twitter.com/FkowHonbfe — Moises Canales (@MoisesCanalesJr) September 29, […]

Government House unveils new safety railing above grand foyer

Nov 9, 2019 | 3:00pm

A new addition to the second floor in Regina’s Government House will provide safety and accessibility to the museum’s visitors thanks to a new safety railing featuring plexiglass above the grand foyer. The Accessible Stories Project was the topic at a small event inside the Amédée Forget Museum on Friday afternoon. In attendance were Lieutenant Governor […]

Lieutenant Governor of Sask. and wife presented with first poppies

Oct 25, 2019 | 1:49pm

The first poppies in Saskatchewan were presented at a ceremony Friday morning from Government House to begin the 2019 poppy campaign. Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan Russ Mirasty and his wife Donna Mirasty received their poppies from Keith Andrews, Saskatchewan’s command president with the Royal Canadian Legion. While the ceremony itself lasted only a couple minutes, […]