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Deborah Button, president of the Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association and mayor of Weyburn, Sask.
Deborah Button, president of the Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association and mayor of Weyburn, Sask.

History made at SUMA 2013

By François Biber
February 5, 2013 - 7:57am

It took 105 years but the Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association selected its first female president.

“As a mother with two daughters and two sons, I take a lot of pride in that,” said president-elect Deborah Button, who also serves as mayor of Weyburn, Sask.

Jerry Shoemaker with Saskatchewan Lotteries presents Bernice Stefaniuk, 57, with $1M she won on Jan. 19 playing Quick Picks,
Jerry Shoemaker with Saskatchewan Lotteries presents Bernice Stefaniuk, 57, with $1M she won on Jan. 19 playing Quick Picks,

Saskatchewan's newest millionaire says she won't change a thing

By François Biber
February 5, 2013 - 6:35am

Things happen for a reason, said Saskatchewan's newest millionaire.

"I just started a new job, I was let go in November, so when this ticket happened and this money happened, it's like someone is looking out for me up there and I'd like to say that's my mom," said Bernice Stefaniuk.

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