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Saturday, April 18, 2015


Lieutenant Governor Dr. Gordon L. Barnhart invested seven people into the Saskatchewan Order of Merit in Regina today.

"The Saskatchewan Order of Merit enables us to celebrate collectively the achievements of our most outstanding citizens," Barnhart said. "The newest members of the Order join a company of extraordinarily talented and committed individuals; each has created a lasting legacy that has benefitted the people of our province beyond measure."

This year's recipients are:

  • Maurice (Mo) Bundon, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Harvard Developments Inc. - A Hill Company, Regina;
  • Donald E. Kramer, Chair, Kramer Ltd., Regina;
  • Janice MacKinnon, Professor of Fiscal Policy, School of Public Health, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon;
  • Dr. J.D. (Jack) Mollard, O.C., Founder and Past President of J.D. Mollard and Associates Limited, Regina;
  • Elizabeth Raum, Composer, Teacher and Professional Oboist, Toronto;
  • Dr. Douglas A. Schmeiser, Q.C., Professor Emeritus of Law, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon; and
  • Myrna F. Yuzicapi, Special Advisor to SIAST on Aboriginal Initiatives, Saskatoon.

The Saskatchewan Order of Merit is the province's highest honour, recognizing individuals who have contributed significantly to the well-being of the province and its residents. Including the seven new members, there have been 175 appointments to the Order of Merit since its inception in 1985.

For more information on the Saskatchewan Order of Merit and its members, or the Saskatchewan Honours and Awards Program, please visit


For more information, contact:

Jay Teneycke
Office of the Provincial Secretary
Phone: 306-798-6095

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