On Monday May 6, 2019, former Saskatchewan Premier and current University of Saskatchewan Chancellor Roy Romanow unveiled a plaque which will be installed in the building that bears his name.
The Roy Romanow Provincial Lab joined the Saskatchewan Health Authority in April 2018. This facility works to identify, respond to, and prevent illness and disease in our province, allowing the Saskatchewan Health Authority to fulfill its mandate to deliver high quality and timely health care for all Saskatchewan people, regardless of where they live.The lab, formerly known as the Saskatchewan Provincial Laboratory was renamed after Mr. Romanow in 2017.
The Honourable Roy Romanow was first elected to the Saskatchewan Legislature in 1967 and served as Deputy Premier and Attorney General of Saskatchewan from 1971 to 1982. He played a key role in the federal-provincial negotiations that resulted in the Constitution Act 1982, which includes the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Mr. Romanow served as Premier of Saskatchewan from 1991 to 2001.
The Honourable Roy Romanow with the plaque that will be installed in the Roy Romanow Provincial Lab.