Russell Mirasty to be installed today as Sask.’s 23rd lieutenant-governor – CBC

by ahnationtalk on September 12, 2019131 Views

Mirasty was sworn in earlier this year in order for executive orders to be approved

Sep 12, 2019

Saskatchewan’s first Indigenous lieutenant-governor will be installed in a ceremony at the Legislative Building in Regina today.

Russell Mirasty was previously sworn in as lieutenant-governor in July. He replaced W. Thomas Molloy, who died from pancreatic cancer on July 2.

After Molloy’s death, the government of Saskatchewan needed an expedited appointment of a lieutenant-governor in order for executive orders to be approved. His death prevented the provincial government from getting orders in council passed or from recalling the Legislative Assembly.

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