In Saskatchewan, the Provincial Archivist is responsible for providing professional and strategic leadership and direction to all areas of the archives and its operations. The Provincial Archivist reports to the Board of Directors for the Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan.

"By preserving and giving access to historical documents, the Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan helps us to understand, value and learn from our past," SaskBuilds and Procurement Minister Jim Reiter said. "I'd like to welcome Carol Radford-Grant to her new role as she leads this important work."

Formerly the City Archivist for the City of Toronto since 2012, the province is welcoming in Carol Radford-Grant to the provincial position.

Carol Radford-Grant Sask ArchivistPhoto via Government of Saskatchewan

As Provincial Archivist, Ms. Radford-Grant brings the necessary vision, knowledge and innovative skills to lead the Provincial Archives and manage the institution in an ever-changing operating environment Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan Board, and she is beyond excited to advance awareness of archives in the community and in government.

Radford-Grant plans to address the future needs of the Provincial Archives, as they play an important role in preserving the cultural resources of the province.

Read the full release from the government here.