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Saskatchewan Co-operative Association
Feb 10

Sask Coop Award Final Fadecopy webThe Saskatchewan Co-operative Merit Awards honour individuals and organizations that have made an outstanding contribution to co-operatives and credit unions in Saskatchewan. The Merit Awards ceremony and banquet, organized by a committee of co-operative sector representatives, takes place during Co-op Week each October. The event is sponsored in part by the Ministry of the Economy.


Nominations Invited for the 38th Annual Saskatchewan Co-operative Merit Awards

Know a great co-operative leader? Nominate them now for a Saskatchewan Co-operative Merit Award! We are pleased to help present the CCA/CDF Global Co-operator Award again this year.

Find out more about all of the award categories and other important information here.

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Saskatchewan Co-operative Merit Awards

Online Nomination Form for Saskatchewan Co-operative Merit Awards:

Submit your nomination today!

Please note, for the ONLINE nomination form, you can only enter ONE nomination from the link above. If you need to submit multiple nominations, please contact Victoria (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (306)343-3582) to get a secondary link.

Sample Nomination Form – this document contains the questions to be answered in your nomination, so you can refer to it for gathering information, or for preparing an offline nomination. *Please note that the PDF does not save your responses.

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CCA/CDF Global Co-operator Award

CCA/CDF Nomination Form

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Nomination deadline for all awards is May 1, 2017.

2016 Saskatchewan Co-operative Merit Award Recipients Profiled

Five co-operative leaders were selected to receive Saskatchewan Co-operative Merit Awards in October. Find out more about them through their profile videos below.

Thanks to Access Communications Co-operative Limited for helping us produce these videos, the Ministry of the Economy for helping sponsor the program, and The Co-operators, who print programs for us.

George Keter, Lifetime Co-operative Achievement Award:

Earl Hanson, Lifetime Co-operative Achievement Award:

Marilyn McKee, Lifetime Co-operative Achievement Award:

Beryl Bauer, CCA/CDF Global Co-operator Award:

Lorna Knudson, Co-operative Contribution Award:

Co-operative Merit Award Recipients 2015:

Mary Beckett:

Beth Henderson:

Donald Russell:

Ken Sherwin:

Morris Smysnuik:


Karen Timoshuk:

Previous Years' Saskatchewan Co-operative Merit Awards

For information about previous years' Saskatchewan Co-operative Merit Awards and to view video profiles of award receipients (2010 to 2014), please visit our Co-operative Merit Awards Archive.