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OPERATIONAL HIGHLIGHTS:
The 34,033 square feet of floor space includes a large gaming
floor, featuring: 285 slot machines, 8 live table games, the
Kihiw Restaurant and the casino’s multi-purpose room, and
the Gold Ridge Centre.
The Gold Ridge Centre continues to play a major role in
the casino’s ongoing success, lending space for meetings,
weddings, entertainment/shows, various promotions, and
conferences. This venue has hosted a variety of entertainment
acts including: Chubby Checker, The Stampeders, Wanted
Man, Jo De Messina, Emerson Drive, and Pride of the
Northwest to name a few.
EMPLOYEE DEVELOPMENT HIGHLIGHTS:
Gold Eagle Casino (GEC) is one of North Battleford’s largest
employers, employing 321 people.
The Gold Eagle Casino has implemented innovative strategies
designed to increase workplace productivity. This is being done
by retaining and utilizing people with the required skills and
aptitude to meet current and future business needs. This year,
we conducted 47 training events including online core training
for 1460 employee participants.
Seminars and Major Training events included: Labour Law
Accommodation Law Conference, Workplace Investigations
Training, Resolving Conflict Constructively Certification,
SAHRP Conference, Report Writing Workshop, World Gaming
Protection, Project Management, STEC Food and Beverage
Journeyperson Certification, Mental Health Conference,
Red Cross Certification and Grief Loss Certification Program.
BUILDING SUCCESS
VOLUNTEERISM:
Gold Eagle Casino employees are active volunteers
in the local community.
To date we have contributed 228 volunteer hours in our
community. We participate in the Safe Grad functions for
John Paul, North Battleford Comprehensive High School,
and Sakewew High School. Our staff also volunteers
with the Meals on Wheels program, Canada Day
Celebrations, Friendship Centre, Food Bank,
Cornerstone Soup Kitchen and Community Cleanup.
We have many staff that assist and coach sports and
are involved in various boards such as Saskatchewan
Tourism, Battleford Union Hospital Foundation, Rotary
Club, Chamber of Commerce, Royal Canadian Air
Cadets, Battlefords Legion, Victim Services, Youth
Groups, Responsible Gaming and Cornerstone
Community Outreach.
SPONSORSHIP HIGHLIGHTS:
Festival of Trees – Battleford Union Hospital Foundation
North Battleford Boys & Girls Club
Battleford Indian Friendship Centre
CPCA (Canadian Professional
Chuckwagon Association)
Battlefords Sexual Assault Centre
Ducks Unlimited
Remembrance Day Service
Relay for Life
Battlefords Dance Festival
Northwest Territorial Days
Meadow Lake Rodeo
Children’s Festival
Hockey Day in Canada
North Battleford North Stars
Lloydminster Bobcats
SHARING SUCCESS