This event is free to attend, however a $10 donation is recommended to support our programming.
His Honour Russ Mirasty, 23rd Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan, discusses Indigeneity and service to the Crown. A meet-and-greet reception with His Honour will follow.
Born and raised in La Ronge, Saskatchewan, Russ Mirasty is a member of the Lac La Ronge Indian Band, whose first language is Woodland Cree. Mr. Mirasty joined the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in 1976 and led an accomplished 36-year career with the force, serving as the Director General of National Aboriginal Policing Services and as the Commanding Officer of “F” Division (Saskatchewan). Throughout his career, he was posted to seven provinces and worked in every province and territory, as well as participating in an exchange with Australia’s Northern Territory Police Force. After retiring as Assistant Commissioner in 2013, Mr. Mirasty remained active throughout the province, helping lead the Student First Engagement process. He also served on several boards, including the McDowell Foundation in support of education research and information sharing, and he was appointed to Saskatchewan’s Advisory Group on Poverty Reduction. Mr. Mirasty was appointed Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan in 2019.
Thank you to Government House and the Office of the Lieutenant Governor for making this event possible.