Laurier Gareau, C.M.
For over 40 years, Laurier Gareau has been actively involved in showcasing and developing the roots of Saskatchewan’s Francophone community. He played a key role in establishing networks to bring art and culture into the province’s schools and Francophone organizations. A born community leader, he has been a driving force in heritage promotion, notably as a founding member of the Revue historique. A prolific playwright and respected author, he penned The Betrayal, one of the seminal plays depicting the history of Saskatchewan.