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Mayor Jim Scarrow

Jim Scarrow was elected the 42nd Mayor of the City of Prince Albert on October 25, 2006 and subsequently re-elected for a second term in 2009.  He has served the community in various capacities, including his current roles as the Chair of the Prince Albert Board of Police Commissioners, and as Ex-officio to all City boards, committees, and commissions.  Mayor Scarrow also serves as Chair of the Saskatchewan City Mayors Caucus as spokesperson for this province’s 15 cities.  Jim and his wife Helen have three children.  

Among other things, Jim has been a part of many important community-building initiatives, including:

National President Association of Kinsmen Clubs
Co-Chairman, Saskatchewan Winter Games
Co-Chairman City of Prince Albert 75th and 100th Anniversary Celebrations
Founding Member of Kinsmen Foundation
Producer of Kinsmen Telemiracle for 7 years
Fundraising Chair – E.A. Rawlinson Centre for the Arts
Fund Raising Chairman for the New Home for Prince Albert Children’s Haven

Jim is widely recognized for his community involvement. Over the past few years, Jim has been formally honored for his contributions, including:

Queen’s Silver Anniversary Medal
Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal
Canada 125 Medal for Community Service Award
One of One Hundred People Who Made a Difference in the Past 100 Years award from the Kiwanis Club of Prince Albert
Member of the Canadian Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame 2003
Second person to be named to the newly established Saskatchewan Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame in 2008
Being named a Paul Harris Fellow by the Rotary Club of Prince Albert
2005 Commemorative Centennial Medal of Saskatchewan recipient
Saskatchewan Order of Merit
University of Regina President’s Community Award