Our vision reflects and inspires people to work collectively towards the achievement of a strong, creative and radiant Francophone community:
“The people of Saskatchewan know and appreciate the contribution of Francophones to the history and development of the province."


Our mission defines the essential goals and objectives of the organization.
"The Société historique de la Saskatchewan researches, preserves and transmits the history of the Francophone presence in Saskatchewan."


Our values ​​guide the behavior of the organization, the decision-making procedures, actions and activities. The SHS assesses the following fundamental values:
The rigor; The dynamism ; Respect for tradition; Education for all; Honesty and humility; The opening; The visibility.

What are the roles of the SHS?

  • Collect, protect and preserve the tangible and intangible heritage relating to the history of Francophones in Saskatchewan, with a view to processing them and then archiving them for the benefit of the greatest number.
  • Transmit the Francophone history and heritage of Saskatchewan, by implementing community activities, projects and publications for the public.
  • Support and enrich French-language education by developing activities, resources and educational tools in various media, in order to promote the history and Francophone heritage of Saskatchewan.
  • Encourage and present historical research in order to deepen knowledge of the history and Francophone heritage of Saskatchewan.

In 2014, a survey open to all highlighted the positioning of the Saskatchewan Historical Society with the population. Here are the results of the survey:

  • Guardian of Fransaskois heritage,
  • Broadcaster of Francophone history and culture,
  • Meet the needs of community, school and university audiences,
  • Historical research support center,
  • Volunteer Developer,
  • Allow the development of Fransaskois pride and identity.