Fonds F 419 - Lorne Hepworth fonds

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Lorne Hepworth fonds

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F 419

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  • 1983-1991 (Accumulation)
  • [1959]-1991 (predominant: 1986-1991) (Creation)
    Creator
    Schoenhals, Paul, 1941-
  • [1959]-1991 (predominant: 1986-1991) (Creation)
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    Lane, Gary, 1942-
  • [1959]-1991 (predominant: 1986-1991) (Creation)
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    Meiklejohn, Raymond, 1935-
  • [1959]-1991 (predominant: 1986-1991) (Creation)
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    Smith, Patricia A., 1943-
  • [1959]-1991 (predominant: 1986-1991) (Creation)
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    McLeod, George Malcolm, 1946-
  • [1959]-1991 (predominant: 1986-1991) (Creation)
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    Maxwell, Colin, 1943-
  • [1959]-1991 (predominant: 1986-1991) (Creation)
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    Currie, Gordon G., 1923-2017
  • [1959]-1991 (predominant: 1986-1991) (Creation)
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    Berntson, Eric, 1941-
  • [1959]-1991 (predominant: 1986-1991) (Creation)
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    Hepworth, Lorne, 1947-

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25.950m of textual records
33 photographs
2 maps
2 audio cassettes (1 hr. 40 min.)
2 microfiche sheets
3 prints : posters

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Name of creator

(1947-)

Biographical history

Lorne Henry Hepworth was born on December 20, 1947 in Assiniboia, Saskatchewan to Henry and Eileen Hepworth. He attended rural schools and high school in Assiniboia. Hepworth attended the University of Regina from 1965 to 1967 and earned a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Saskatchewan in 1971.

Prior to his entry into politics, Hepworth worked as a veterinarian with Hepworth-Pulfer Veterinary Services in Weyburn, Saskatchewan. He was involved with the Saskatchewan and Canadian Veterinary Medical Associations, the Weyburn Chamber of Commerce and the Weyburn Agricultural Society. Hepworth also operated a family farm near Assiniboia.

Hepworth was first elected to the Saskatchewan Legislature in 1982 and served as a Progressive Conservative MLA for the Weyburn constituency until 1991. Hepworth served in the Grant Devine Government as Minister of Agriculture (1983-1985); Minister of Energy and Mines (1985-1986); Minister of Advanced Education and Manpower (1986-1987); Minister of Education (1986-1989); Minister of Public Participation (1989-1990); and Minister of Finance (1989-1991).

Hepworth's ministerial responsibilities included Saskatchewan Grain Car Corporation (1983-1985); Agricultural Credit Corporation of Saskatchewan (1983-1985); Saskatchewan Oil and Gas Corporation (1985-1986); Public Service Commission (1986-1989); Teacher's Superannuation Commission (1986-1989); Advanced Technical Training Centre of Saskatchewan Corporation (1986-1989); Provincial Library (1987); Saskatchewan Archives Board (1987); Treasury Board (1989-1991); Saskatchewan Property Management Corporation (1989-1990); Saskatchewan Pension Plan (1989-1991); Public Service Superannuation Board (1989-1991); Saskatchewan Development Fund (1989-1991); Municipal Financing Corporation (1989-1991); Crown Investments Corporation (1990); Future Corporation (1990-1991); and SaskEnergy (1991).

After losing his seat in the 1991 provincial general election to Ronald Joseph Wormsbecker (NDP), Hepworth became Vice-President of the Crop Protection Institute of Canada (1992-1993) and held executive positions with the Canadian Agra group of companies (1993-1997).

Hepworth currently (2006) resides in Toronto, Ontario, where he is President of CropLife Canada, a trade association that represents manufacturers, developers and distributors of pest control products and plant biotechnology (1997-2006).

Hepworth married Fern Presber on December 23, 1970. They have two children: Graeme and Alana.

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(1941-)

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Eric Arthur Berntson was born on May 16, 1941 in Oxbow, Saskatchewan to Arthur Berntson and Johanna Larson. He received his early education in Glen Ewen, Saskatchewan and attended high school in Halifax, Nova Scotia. He later attended the University of Calgary.

After serving eight years as a pilot with the Royal Canadian Navy and Royal Canadian Air Force, Berntson moved to Calgary, Alberta, where he worked in electronic data processing for National Cash Register. He returned to Saskatchewan around 1972 and began farming in the Carievale district. Berntson was a member of the Saskatchewan Wheat Pool, the Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association and the Royal Canadian Legion.

Berntson was first elected to the Saskatchewan Legislature in 1975 and served as a Progressive Conservative MLA for the Souris-Cannington constituency until 1990. He was Leader of the Official Opposition in the Saskatchewan Legislature from 1979 to 1982. Berntson served in the Grant Devine Government as Minister of Agriculture (1982-1983); Minister of Economic Development and Trade (1983-1985); Provincial Secretary (1983-1990); Minister of Economic Development and Tourism (1989-1990) and Deputy Premier (1982-1989). He was Minister Responsible for numerous agencies, boards and commissions including Agricultural Development Corporation (1982-1990); Saskatchewan Water Corporation (1985-1986); Souris Basin Development Authority (1986-1989); Saskatchewan Mining Development Corporation (1988-1990) and Crown Investments Corporation (1987-1990).

Berntson resigned from Cabinet on April 10, 1990 and vacated his seat in the Saskatchewan Legislature on July 19, 1990. On September 27, 1990, he was appointed to the Senate of Canada on the advice of Prime Minister Brian Mulroney. Berntson served as Deputy Leader of the Opposition in the Senate from 1994 to 1997. He resigned his seat in the Senate on February 27, 2001.

Eric Berntson and his first wife, Jean Howell, were married on June 30, 1967. They have four children: Lee Anne, Kira, Ben and Roland (deceased). Berntson remarried in 1989.

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(1923-2017)

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Gordon Gray Currie was born on May 20, 1923 in Semans, Saskatchewan to Robert Currie and Mary Anne Pool. He received his elementary and secondary education in Saskatchewan and British Columbia. Currie earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Notre Dame Collegiate in Wilcox, Saskatchewan and a Bachelor of Education degree from Mount Allison University, New Brunswick.

After serving four years with the Royal Canadian Navy, Currie returned to Regina, Saskatchewan in 1947 and began his teaching career at Balfour Technical School, where he also coached the football and hockey teams. Currie was head coach of the Regina Rams football club from 1965 to 1976, after which time he returned to teaching at Balfour. He later became principal of Cochrane High School and Campbell Collegiate.

Currie was first elected to the Saskatchewan Legislature in 1982 and served as a Progressive Conservative MLA for the Regina Wascana constituency until 1986. Currie served in the Grant Devine Government as Minister of Advanced Education and Manpower (1983, 1985); Minister of Continuing Education (1982-1983); Minister of Education (1982-1983); Minister of Science and Technology (1983-1985) and Minister of Telephones (1983-1985).

Currie was Minister Responsible for Saskatchewan Educational Communications Corporation (1982); Teacher's Superannuation Commission (1982-1983); Universities Commission (1982-1983); Saskatchewan Science Council (1982-1983); Provincial Library (1982-1983); Saskatchewan Archives Board (1982-1983; 1985); Wascana Centre Authority (1982-1985); Advisory Council on the Status of Women (1983); Saskatchewan Research Council (1983-1985) and Advanced Technology Training Centre of Saskatchewan Corporation (1985).

Currie's cabinet appointments were discontinued on December 16, 1985 when Premier Devine shuffled his Cabinet and reduced the number of ministers from 23 to 19. Currie did not seek re-election in the 1986 provincial general election and Beattie Martin (PC) became MLA for the Regina Wascana constituency.

Currie's many honours and awards include the establishment of the Gordon Currie Foundation (1977); membership in the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame (1978), Order of Canada (1979), and Canadian Football Hall of Fame (2005); the Queen's Jubilee Medal (2002); Canadian Amateur Coach of the Year (1975) and an honorary degree from the University of Regina (1987).

Currie died in Regina on February 22, 2017.

Gordon Currie married Shirley Corinne Clarke on February 27, 1953. They had three children: Robert, Douglas, and James.

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(1943-)

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Colin Maxwell was born on December 16, 1943 in Tillicoultry, Scotland to Colin Maxwell and Molly Drummond. He earned diplomas from the Scottish School of Physical Education (1965) and Jordanhill College of Education (1966) in Glasgow, Scotland. In 1975, Maxwell earned a Bachelor of Education degree from the University of Regina.

After emigrating to Canada in 1966, Maxwell worked as an elementary school teacher (1967-1974) and lecturer at the University of Regina (1974-1976). He was Principal of Spiritwood High School in Spiritwood, Saskatchewan from 1976 to 1982. He served as mayor of the Town of Spiritwood from 1978 to 1981 and was a member of the Union Hospital board and volunteer fire brigade and secretary of the Spiritwood Chamber of Commerce. He was also a member of the Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation.

Maxwell was first elected to the Saskatchewan Legislature in 1982 and served as the Progressive Conservative member for the Turtleford constituency until 1990. Maxwell served in the Grant Devine Government as Minister of Advanced Education and Manpower (1983-1985); Minister of Parks and Renewable Resources (1985-1987); Minister of Culture and Recreation (1986-1987); Minister of Parks, Recreation and Culture (1987-1989); and Minister of Culture, Multiculturalism and Recreation (1989-1990).

Maxwell was Minister Responsible for Universities Commission (1983); Saskatchewan Archives Board (1983-1985, 1987-1990); Advanced Technical Training Centre of Saskatchewan Corporation (1984-1985); New Careers Corporation (1985-1989); Saskatchewan Centre of the Arts (1986-1990); Saskatchewan Arts Board (1986-1990); Western Development Museum (1986-1990); Wakamow Valley Authority (1989); Wascana Centre Authority (1989); Saskatchewan Housing Corporation (1989-1990) and Future Corporation (1989-1990).

Maxwell resigned from Cabinet on May 28 1990 and vacated his seat in the Legislature shortly thereafter. He moved to Ottawa, Ontario, where he became executive vice-president of the Canadian Wildlife Federation. Lloyd Johnson (NDP) was elected MLA for the Turtleford constituency in the 1991 provincial general election.

Maxwell currently (2006) continues to reside in Ottawa and work with the Canadian Wildlife Federation.

In 1988, Maxwell was the recipient of the Ernest Thompson Seton award for his outstanding contribution in publicizing the plight of North American waterfowl.

Colin Maxwell married Charlotte (Cherry) Harvey on July 6, 1966. They have three children: Ashley, Kirstin and Brigham.

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(1946-)

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George Malcolm McLeod was born on January 5, 1946 in Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan to Stanley Malcolm McLeod and Lena Rose Code. He received his primary and secondary education in Meadow Lake and earned a Bachelor of Education degree in History and Physical Education from the University of Saskatchewan (Regina Campus) in 1969.

McLeod was a teacher in the Meadow Lake School Unit from 1970 to 1972. He became Vice-Principal of Jonas Samson Junior High School in Meadow Lake in 1972 and served as Principal from 1974 to 1982. McLeod sat on the Meadow Lake Town Council from 1973 to1977 and was a founding member of the Meadow Lake Recreation Association.

McLeod was first elected to the Saskatchewan Legislature in 1978 and served as a Progressive Conservative MLA for the Meadow Lake constituency until 1991. McLeod served in the Grant Devine Government as Minister of Tourism and Renewable Resources (1982-1983); Minister of Northern Saskatchewan (1982-1984); Minister of Tourism and Small Business (1983); Minister of Supply and Services (1983-1985); Minister of Advanced Education and Manpower (1985-1986); and Minister of Health (1986-1991).

McLeod was Minister Responsible for Saskatchewan Fur Marketing Service (1982-1983); Public Service Commission (1983-1985); Liquor Board (1983-1986); Liquor Licensing Commission (1983-1986); Saskatchewan Government Printing Company (1983-1985); Northern Affairs Secretariat (1984-1985); Saskatchewan Forest Products Corporation (1985-1991); Saskatchewan Archives Board (1985-1986); Advanced Technical Training Centre of Saskatchewan Corporation (1985-1986); Saskatchewan Research Council (1985-1986); Saskatchewan Medical Care Insurance Commission (1986-1987); Saskatchewan Cancer Foundation (1986-1991); Saskatchewan Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission (1986-1989, 1990-1991); Saskatchewan Health Research Board (1987-1989, 1990-1991); Saskatchewan Power Corporation (1989-1991); and Saskatchewan Transportation Company (1989-1991).

McLeod lost his seat in the 1991 provincial general election to Maynard Sonntag (NDP).

McLeod currently (2006) resides at Kimball Lake, Saskatchewan.

George McLeod married Karen Bird on July 17, 1971. They have two children: Natasha and Trevor.

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(1943-)

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Patricia Anne Chalmers was born on January 29, 1943 in Cabri, Saskatchewan. She is the daughter of Arthur W. Chalmers and Martha Shiels. Smith received her elementary and secondary education in Swift Current and completed university extension and real estate courses. She married Edward Harvey Smith in 1960 and had three children: Shelley, Sherry and Tony.

Smith's work as a school trustee began in 1972, when she became involved with the Swift Current Board of Education. She became vice-president of the Saskatchewan School Trustees Association in 1979 and became the first female president in 1980. Smith served on the Board of Directors for the Canadian School Trustees' Association. She also managed a small business, Sam's General Trucking Ltd., with her husband in Swift Current.

Smith was first elected to the Saskatchewan Legislature in 1982 and served as a Progressive Conservative MLA for the Swift Current constituency until 1991. On May 8, 1982 Smith and Joan Duncan became the first two female Cabinet ministers appointed to Executive Council in Saskatchewan. Smith served in the Grant Devine Government as Minister of Social Services (1982-1983); Minister of Education (1983-1986); Minister of Energy and Mines (1986-1989); Minister of Urban Affairs (1989-1990); Minister of Culture, Multiculturalism and Recreation (1990). Smith was also the first female Deputy Premier (1989-1990).

Patricia Smith was Minister Responsible for the following: Status of Women (1983-1986, 1989-1990); Teacher's Superannuation Commission (1983-1986); Provincial Library (1983-1986); Saskatchewan Oil and Gas Corporation (1986-1987); Saskatchewan Minerals Corporation (1986-1989);Liquor Board (1989-1990); Liquor Licensing Commission (1989-1990); Saskatchewan Municipal Board (1989-1990); Saskatchewan Assessment Management Agency (1989-1990); Saskatchewan Housing Corporation (1989-1990); Future Corporation (1989-1990); Saskatchewan Property Management Corporation (1989-1990); Saskatchewan Centre of the Arts (1990); Saskatchewan Arts Board (1990); Western Development Museum (1990); Saskatchewan Archives Board (1990).

Smith resigned from Cabinet on November 27, 1990 for health reasons and retired from political life on February 20, 1991. John Penner (NDP) became the MLA for the Swift Current constituency in October 1991.

Smith currently (2006) resides in Swift Current.

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(1935-)

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Raymond Harry Meiklejohn was born on November 7, 1935 in Quill Lake, Saskatchewan to Robert James Meiklejohn and Ada Maria Woodbury. He received his primary and secondary education in Quill Lake. Meiklejohn attended Saskatoon Teacher's College and the University of Saskatchewan, where he earned a Bachelor of Education degree (1965) and a postgraduate diploma (1975).

Prior to his entry into provincial politics, Meiklejohn worked as a teacher and special education administrator in Saskatoon. Meiklejohn ran unsuccessfully in the Kelvington-Wadena constituency in the 1978 provincial general election. He was first elected to the Saskatchewan Legislature in 1986 and served as the Progressive Conservative member for the Saskatoon Mayfair constituency until 1991. Meiklejohn ran unsuccessfully in the 1984 federal election in the Humboldt-Lake Centre riding.

Meiklejohn served in the Grant Devine Government as Minister of Science and Technology (1986-1990); Minister of Consumer and Commercial Affairs (1988-1989); and Minister of Education (1989-1991). Meiklejohn was Minister Responsible for Saskatchewan Research Council (1986-1989); Meewasin Valley Authority (1986-1991); Agricultural Implements Board (1988-1989); Future Corporation (1989); Saskatchewan Gaming Commission (1989); Teachers' Superannuation Commission (1989-1991); Saskatchewan Communications Advanced Network (1989-1990); and the Status of Women (1990-1991).

After losing his seat in the 1991 provincial general election to Carol Teichrob (NDP), Meiklejohn worked as a scholarship trust fund representative and pager salesman for Rogers Cantel in Saskatoon.

Meiklejohn is currently (2006) semi-retired and resides in Platteville, Wisconsin, where his wife, Carol Sue Butts, is Provost and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville.

Meiklejohn has three children with his first wife, Maidra Creswell: Laurel Rae, Elliott Craig and Catherine Elizabeth. He married Dr. Carol Sue Butts on October 6, 1990.

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(1942-)

Biographical history

John Gary Lane was born on May 2, 1942 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan to Richard Louis Lane and Kathleen May Flanagan. He attended St. Paul's High School in Saskatoon and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree (History) in 1963 and a Bachelor of Laws degree in 1966 from the University of Saskatchewan.

Lane articled at Cuelenaere and Beaubier in Saskatoon and was called to the Bar of Saskatchewan in 1966. He worked in the Saskatchewan Department of the Attorney General as a Crown solicitor and executive assistant to the Attorney General from 1969 to 1971. He then practiced law in Regina before becoming the senior partner in the Regina firm, Lane and Whitmore, in 1976. Lane served as President of the Progressive Conservative Party of Saskatchewan and was a member of the Regina Bar Association, the Canadian Bar Association and the Law Society of Saskatchewan. He was appointed Queen's Counsel in 1982.

Lane was first elected to the Saskatchewan Legislature in 1971 and served as a Liberal MLA for the Lumsden constituency until 1975. He was then elected MLA for the Qu'Appelle constituency and served until October, 1976, when he left the Liberal Party to join the Progressive Conservatives. Lane served as a Progressive Conservative MLA for the Qu'Appelle (1976-1982) and Qu'Appelle-Lumsden constituencies (1982-1991).

Lane served in the Grant Devine Government as Attorney General (1982-1983); Provincial Secretary (1982-1983; 1990-1991); Minister of Telephones (1982-1983; 1986-1991); Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs (1982-1983); Minister of Justice and Attorney General (1983-1985; 1989-1991); Minister of Finance (1985-1989) and Minister of Revenue and Financial Services (1986-1987). He was Minister Responsible for numerous agencies, boards and commissions.

Lane resigned from Cabinet and vacated his seat on September 5, 1991. On September 10, 1991 he was appointed to the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal. Suzanne Murray (NDP) became the MLA for the Qu'Appelle-Lumsden constituency on October 21,1991.

Lane currently (2006) resides in Regina and continues to serve as a Justice of the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal.

Gary Lane married Elizabeth Mary McLaughlin on July 21, 1979. They have four children: Caitlin, Glennie Anne, William, and Meagan.

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(1941-)

Biographical history

Paul John Schoenhals was born on November 5, 1941 in Clinton, Ontario to Stewart John Schoenhals and Phyllis Lillian Elliott. He received his primary education in Ontario and attended Nutana Collegiate in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Schoenhals earned a Bachelor of Education degree from the University of Saskatchewan in 1964 and a postgraduate diploma in 1970.

Prior to his entry into provincial politics, Schoenhals worked as a high school teacher in Saskatoon and was involved with the Saskatoon Hilltops Football Club as director and head coach.
Schoenhals was first elected to the Saskatchewan Legislature in 1982 and served as a Progressive Conservative MLA for the Saskatoon Sutherland constituency until 1986. He served in the Grant Devine Government as Minister of Urban Affairs (1982-1983); Minister of Culture and Youth (1982-1983); Minister of Culture and Recreation (1983); Minister of Energy and Mines (1983-1985); Minister of Telephones (1985-1986); Minister of Science and Technology (1985-1986); Minister of Supply and Services (1985-1986) and Minister of Tourism and Small Business (1985-1986).

Schoenhals was Minister Responsible for Local Government Board (1982-1983); Municipal Water Assistance Board (1982-1983); Provincial Planning Appeals Board (1982-1983); Meewasin Valley Authority (1982-1983); Saskatchewan Centre of the Arts (1982-1983); Saskatchewan Arts Board (1982-1983); Western Development Museum (1982-1983); Saskatchewan Oil and Gas Corporation (1983-1985); Saskatchewan Water Supply Board (1983-1984); Legislative Review Committee (1983-1985); Saskatchewan Water Corporation (1984-1985); Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan (1985-1986); Employment Development Agency (1985-1986); Saskatchewan Government Printing (1985-1986) and Saskatchewan Property Management Corporation (1986).

After losing his seat in the 1986 general election to E. Mark Koenker (NDP), Schoenhals became president of Petroleum Industry Training Service (PITS).

Schoenhals currently (2006) resides in Calgary, Alberta and is President and Chief Executive Officer of Enform, a company that provides training programs and safety initiatives for workers in the petroleum industry.

Schoenhals married Dorenda Stirton, a Canadian ladies' curling champion, on June 21, 1969. They have three children: Susan, Ryan and Karyn.

Custodial history

Records created by Lorne Hepworth in 1986 and 1987 as Minister of Advanced Education and Manpower were transferred to the Regina office, Saskatchewan Archives via the ministerial office of Patricia A. Smith in one accession in 1991: R91-242 (August 28, 1991).
Records created by Paul Schoenhals, Gordon Currie, Colin Maxwell, George McLeod, Patricia A. Smith, Ray Meiklejohn, Gary Lane and Eric Berntson were identified in the Lorne Hepworth fonds at the time of arrangement.

Scope and content

This fonds consists of records created, accumulated and used by Lorne Hepworth from 1985 to 1991 in his political career as Minister of Energy and Mines; Minister of Advanced Education and Manpower; Minister of Education; Minister of Finance; Minister Responsible for Crown Investments Corporation (Crown Management Board) of Saskatchewan; Minister Responsible for the Public Service Commission; Minister Responsible for Future Corporation and Minister Responsible for Saskatchewan Diversification Corporation.

This fonds consists of 15 series: Minister of Energy and Mines 1986; Minister of Advanced Education and Manpower 1986; Minister of Advanced Education and Manpower 1987; Minister of Education 1987; Minister of Education 1988; Minister of Education 1989; Minister of Finance 1989; Minister of Finance 1990; Minister of Finance 1991; Minister Responsible for the Public Service Commission 1987; Minister Responsible for Saskatchewan Diversification Corporation; Minister Responsible for Crown Investments Corporation (Crown Management Board); Minister Responsible for Future Corporation; and Diaries and Speeches.

Series 419-5 and 419-6 include records described in 1994 and 2006.

The types of records included are correspondence, memoranda, briefing notes, speeches, diaries, minutes and agendas, publications, reports, press releases, speaking notes, newspaper clippings, legislation, photographs, audio cassettes, maps, microfiches and posters.

The fonds is missing MLA and constituency material and records created by Hepworth as Minister of Public Participation and Minister Responsible for numerous agencies, boards and commissions.

The majority of the material in this fonds is public record.

This fonds includes records created by the following: Paul Schoenhals, Minister of Energy and Mines; Gordon Currie, Minister of Advanced Education and Manpower; Colin Maxwell, Minister of Advanced Education and Manpower; George McLeod, Minister of Advanced Education and Manpower; Patricia A. Smith, Minister of Education; Raymond Meiklejohn, Minister of Education Gary Lane, Minister of Finance and Eric Berntson, Minister Responsible for Crown Investments Corporation.

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Physical condition

The records are in good physical condition.

Immediate source of acquisition

Lorne Hepworth donated these records to the Regina office, Saskatchewan Archives in four accessions between 1988 and 1991: R88-256 (August 17, 1988); R90-014 (January 17, 1990); R91-253 (August 28, 1991) and R91-284 (October 28, 1991).
The records were transferred from Hepworth's ministerial office.

Arrangement

Arrangement reflects both original order and archival intervention. Most of the records created by Hepworth are interfiled with those of his predecessors and successors in particular portfolios.

Language of material

  • English

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Textual records include French, Chinese and Ukrainian language documents.

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Restrictions on access

These records are subject to access restrictions according to the terms of an agreement with the donor dated October 25, 1991. Please consult reference archivist for assistance.

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Use, publication and/or reproduction of records are subject to terms of an agreement with the donor and the conditions of the Copyright Act. Please consult reference archivist for assistance.

To consult the records, visit or contact the Regina office.

Finding aids

SAFA 155 (old guide GR 545) consists of a fonds description, series descriptions, file listings of textual records and item descriptions of audio cassettes.

Associated materials

Related material: Records created by Hepworth as Minister of Energy and Mines are located in the Patricia A. Smith fonds (F 399).
Records created by Hepworth as Minister of Education are located in the Raymond Meiklejohn fonds (F7).
Records created by Hepworth as Minister of Agriculture are located in the Harold Martens fonds (F 448).

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Accruals

No further accruals are expected.

General note

Location for retrieval: Regina - Hillsdale.
Photographs, maps, microfiches and posters were retained in the textual records to preserve context.

Conservation

Conservation practices in place at the time of arrangement were applied to records in old guide GR 545. In 2006, archival staff replaced the original file folders with acid-free folders, metal clips, elastic bands and other fasteners were removed, and newspaper clippings were photocopied. Large, unmanageable files were split into smaller parts.

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Textual records: old guide GR 545 (R-1431; R-1439)
Audio cassettes: R-16087 to R-16088

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F 419

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Saskatchewan Archives. Archival Description Manual 2004.

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Final

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  • English

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  • Latin

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Content of the fonds; old guide GR 545.

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