News Release - March 31, 1999
PREMIER THANKS TEICHROB FOR SERVICE
Premier Roy Romanow today thanked Carol Teichrob for her service to
the province of Saskatchewan.
Romanow was responding to the announcement that Teichrob will not be
running as a candidate in the next provincial election.
"I want to thank her for her service and pay tribute to her
contribution," Romanow said. "Carol Teichrob has been an invaluable
member of our government team. She was one of our original Cabinet
members, appointed on November 1, 1991 to serve as Education Minister.
"She set our school system on the road to excellence. She revitalized
SCN. And she made a signal contribution to both our province and our
country, by leading the work that led to the creation of
Saskatchewan's Francophone school system.
"In November 1995 she was appointed Minister of Municipal Government.
She again served our province with distinction. Among many
achievements she oversaw a fundamental reform of municipal
legislation. She played a key role in establishing the Northern
Roundtable dialog, which is opening new horizons for northern
citizens. She oversaw the modernization of local assessments.
"She has nurtured our provincial Arts Board the first of its
kind in Canada. And she has kept this government focused on
municipal concerns including the establishment of a $10 million
provincial-municipal infrastructure program in this year's
Romanow noted Teichrob has had a truly remarkable career,
including time as a truck driver, court reporter, bookstore
owner, farmer, reeve, MLA and Minister.
"She's a proud Grandmother. I know she's justly proud of her
achievements in public and private life. I'm proud to have
served with her in government," Romanow said.
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