News Release: Congratulations John Shanks, recipient of the Saskatoon-Grasswood Canada 150 Award


John Shanks graduated from the University of Saskatchewan with a Commerce degree and has been a sessional lecturer on campus for 28 years, sharing his experiences and expertise with students. John is a local businessman who has served on national and local boards and committees, including the National Capital Commission, the Chamber of Commerce, the Lakeview Community Association, Saskatoon Youth Soccer, and Junior Achievement. He is a founding member of the Junior Achievement program whose mission is to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in the global economy. At the heart of John’s professional contributions and volunteer effort is supporting our youth.
He will tell you that he has received so much more than he has given.
John’s leadership and involvement in our community, has made our city a better place.