SIGA recognized for community service
- EFN Staff | June 27, 2018
The Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority (SIGA) is proud to be the winner of the 2018 Canadian Gaming Summit Industry Award for Volunteerism and Community Service. The annual awards event awards recognized the contributions of First Nations casinos to the First Nations and neighbouring communities.
Zane Hansen, SIGA’s President and CEO, commented on SIGA’s commitment to sharing success, which roots back to the organization’s guiding principle Wîtaskêwin.
“We are humbled to accept this great achievement, which is a testament to our employees who dedicate their time year after year to make an impact in our communities and to our commitment to sharing success through sponsorships, scholarships and volunteerism,” said Hansen in a media release. “This past year, 29 per cent of our employees volunteered with the company to support more than a hundred events and organizations.”
The Canadian Gaming Summit is co-owned by the Canadian Gaming Association which works to advance the evolution of Canada’s gaming industry. The Industry Awards recognize excellence, contributions and achievement in exemplary volunteerism and community support.
SIGA employs more than 1,700 people in full-time, part-time and casual positions - 64 per cent of which is First Nation.