Showing our pride: Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority named to the 2017 list of Best Workplaces in Canada

The Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority (SIGA) is on the 2017 list of Best Workplaces in Canada after a thorough and independent analysis conducted by Great Place to Work® Canada. This list features the top 50 companies chosen from across the country – SIGA placed 49. This list is based on direct feedback from employees, provided as part of an extensive and anonymous survey about the workplace experience

SIGA commits to fostering a high level of employee engagement by providing a safe workplace, financial self-reliance and a comprehensive benefits package for employees.

Zane Hansen, SIGA’s President and CEO shares about what this recognition means for the organization.

“We’re really excited to make the 2017 list of Great Places to Work in Canada. At SIGA, we work hard to create meaningful jobs that our employees can take pride in and we invest in our people by providing a robust employee support and development program. We thank our employees for their integrity, their passion, and their commitment to delivering exceptional First Nations hospitality – for making SIGA a great place to work,” Hansen says.

As a First Nations-owned and -operated organization, SIGA is an equal opportunity employer and takes pride in our workforce, which is comprised of 65 per cent First Nations people. SIGA has 1,169 full-time, 277 part-time, and 337 casual employees.


For more information, please contact:

Shauna Bear, Vice President of Human Resources

About SIGA

SIGA’s mission is to strengthen the lives of First Nations people through employment, economic growth, positive community relations and achieving financial self-reliance. A non-profit organization, all net profits from SIGA’s casino operations go to local First Nation communities, community development corporations and the province’s general revenue fund. Sharing Success with Saskatchewan communities.

About Great Place to Work

GPTW ( is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through proprietary assessment tools, advisory services, and certification programs, GPTW recognizes the world’s Best Workplaces in a series of national lists including those published by Fortune magazine (USA) and The Globe & Mail (Canada). Great Place to Work® provides the benchmarks, framework, and expertise needed to create, sustain, and recognize outstanding workplace cultures.

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