Awards

Below is a list of awards and recognition SaskPower and our employees have won to recognize overall company achievement and innovation, as well as individual excellence in a variety of areas.

  • Customer Services

    • Saskatchewan Regional Centre of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development (May 2014): award for a compilation of 2013 energy efficiency customer education initiatives, including the First Nation initiatives in Lake Athabasca, the Block Heater Timer program, and the Refrigerator Retirement program
    • Saskatchewan Regional Centre of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development (May 2015): award for the education component of the Fall Lighting Discount Program
    • Saskatchewan Regional Centre of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development (April 2016): awards for the Retail Customer Engagement Program and Business Education & Outreach Program.
    • Customer Experience rating in 2014 – highest score of all the electrical utilities in Canada. The industry average is 6.8 and SaskPower’s customer satisfaction score came in at 7.5

  • Communications

    • Ragan and PR Daily’s ACE Awards: Large Communications Team of the Year 2014
    • 2014 Summit Emerging Media Award: Leader Award, Boundary Dam CCS virtual tour
    • International Association of Business Communicators (Regina Communicator Awards):(2015-2016) Dynamite Communicator of the Year, (2014-2015) Outstanding Communications Contribution, Rising Star Communicator Award
    • International Association of Business Communicators (Canada- Silver Leaf Awards): Silver Leaf awards recognize business communication excellence in Canada. Awards were presented for the Power to Grow tour, SaskPower Safety Summit, our multi-audience, multi-year CCS communication strategy, and the event planning for the launch of the BD3 project in October 2014.
    • International Association of Business Communicators (Global – Gold Quill Awards): Gold Quill awards recognize business communication excellence globally. Awards were presented for the SaskPower strategic direction map, Power to Grow tour, SaskPower Safety Summit and SaskPower Rate Application 2014
    • International Association of Business Communicators (2015): SaskPower Communications shortlisted as one of the top three best corporate communications teams worldwide.
    • Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts: Award of Excellence, Outdoor/Environmental Advertising – Billboard (CCS Highway Awareness); Award of Distinction, Public Relations/Communications - Community Awareness Program (CCS Infographic);Award of Distinction, Public Relations/Communications - Community Awareness Program (CCS Infographic); Award of Excellence, Website (Boundary Dam Virtual Tour)

    Community Investment

    • Canadian Blood Services Partners for Life (2014): recognizing ongoing support from SaskPower employees
    • United Way of Regina’s Spirit Award (2015): Cecile Matysio was awarded the Outstanding Employee Campaign Co-ordinator in the large employer category

  • Finance

    • 2014 CPA Canada Awards of Excellence: Award of Excellence in Financial Reporting — Crown Corporation, Provincial (SaskPower 2014 Annual Report)

  • Human Resources

    • Forbes Top 25 Employer in Canada
    • Canada’s Top Diversity Employers
    • Canada’s Top Employers for Young People
    • Saskatchewan’s Top Employers
    • Progressive Aboriginal Relations (PAR) Silver Status (2014): recognizes commitment and success of companies across Canada who are leaders in Aboriginal relations

  • CCS

    • POWER-GEN International, Renewable Energy World, Projects of the Year, Coal (2014)
    • 2014 MarCom Awards: Gold Award for development of the virtual interactive tour of Boundary Dam
    • Climate Change Business Journal: Business Achievement Award (2014)
    • Edison Award (2015)
    • Power Engineering’s Project of the Year (2015)
    • 2015 Exceptional Engineering / Geoscience Project Award (presented by APEGS)
    • Canadian Society for Civil Engineering Award (2015): Governmental Leadership in Sustainable Infrastructure
    • Southeast Saskatchewan Airshed Association: Clean Air Leadership Awards (2015)
    • Coal Association of Canada Special Recognition Award (2015)
    • ITT/Goulds Heart of the Industry Award (2015)
  • Properties

    • Canadian Society of Civil Engineering (2015): honouring former Regina Powerhouse as a historic site

  • Other

    • Nipawin Oasis Community Centre award (2015): Codie Sandypoint, an apprentice electrician in Nipawin, won an award that honoured her contributions to her community
    • Project Management Institute, Regina/South Saskatchewan Chapter (2016): SaskPower was recognized as an employer and supporter of the project management profession; PMI is the world’s leading project management organization with over 450,000 members around the globe.

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