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Corporate Volunteer Program
SIGA won the award for Exemplary Volunteerism and Community Support at the Canadian
Gaming Association’s (CGA) first Canadian Gaming Awards Gala on April 26, 2007.
The awards recognize excellence and achievement in two distinct areas: one annual award
for Exemplary Volunteerism & Community Support, and two awards for long-term leadership
and outstanding contribution. In 2007/08, SIGA Central Office staff invested almost 1,500
hours of volunteerism.
In 2008, SIGA will be formalizing its support of community initiatives by developing an
employee owned and driven volunteer program.
Responsible Gaming
SIGA has made a strong commitment to responsible gaming. The Responsible Gaming
Strategy includes various levels of training for everyone in the organization from front line to
Senior Management. SIGA has worked collaboratively with Manitoba Lotteries in establishing
a framework which will also include informational kiosks at our casinos. In addition, $2.25M
annually is invested into the First Nations Addictions and Rehabilitation Foundation to support
gambling addictions programming.
With its central office in Saskatoon, and casino operations in North Battleford, Prince Albert,
White Bear First Nation, Whitecap Dakota First Nation (Saskatoon market), and Yorkton. SIGA
currently has over 1,700 (1,725) employees with over 920 Full-Time-Equivalent (FTE) positions.
Central Office – Saskatoon
With offices located on the Asimakaniseekan Askiy Reserve in Saskatoon, the SIGA Central
Office provides strategic direction and support in the areas of Administration, Corporate
Affairs, Financial Management, Human Resources, Information Technology, Legal, Marketing,
Operations, and Risk Management. Central Office has over 100 full-time employees.