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.

  • 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.
  • Association of Professional Engineers & Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (May 2017): Environmental Excellence Award for the Industrial Energy Optimization Program (IEOP).
  • 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

  • International Association of Business Communicators (Canada- Silver Leaf Awards): Silver Leaf awards recognize business communication excellence in Canada. An award was presented for our smart meter pilot communications in 2019.
  • International Association of Business Communicators (Global – Gold Quill Awards): Gold Quill awards recognize business communication excellence globally. An award was presented for our smart meter pilot communications in 2019.
  • Utility Communicators International: This is North America’s oldest awards program for utility communicators. In 2019, we were awarded: Gold in the Employee Communications or Internal Campaign category – SaskPower Strategic Direction to 2030; Gold in the Safety Communications category – SaskPower Public Safety Campaign 2018; Silver in the Complete Campaign (Image or Branding) category - SaskPower’s Pasqua to Swift Transmission Line; Bronze in the Complete Campaign (Marketing) category – SaskPower’s Smart Meter Pilot.

  • United Way of Regina’s Spirit Award (2015): Cecile Matysio was awarded the Outstanding Employee Campaign Co-ordinator in the large employer category
  • United Way Regina Community Fundraiser Award (2018): Recognition for successfully growing our campaign in total dollars raised and demonstrating growth in the areas of participation and average gift by employees.

  • 2014, 2015 and 2016 CPA Canada Awards of Excellence: Award of Excellence in Financial Reporting — Crown Corporation, Provincial

  • Forbes Top Employer in Canada – four years running since 2016
  • 2019 Canada’s Top Diversity Employers – winner for 11 years
  • 2019 Canada’s Top Employers for Young People – winner for seven years
  • 2019 Saskatchewan’s Top Employers – winner for 12 years
  • Progressive Aboriginal Relations (PAR) Gold Status: Recognizes commitment and success of companies across Canada who are leaders in Aboriginal relations

  • 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)

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

  • 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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