Robert (Bob) Turner was born in Consort Alberta
June 7, 1954. His father was an Agent Operator
with the C.N.R. at New Brigden, Alberta. The
family moved back to Saskatchewan when Bob was 6
months old and lived in various communities in
Upon completing High School Bob entered the
Electronics Engineering Technology program
graduating in 1975. After graduation Bob joined
SaskTel where he remained for 31 years, retiring
During his career with SaskTel Bob was employed in
the engineering, staff, business development and
marketing departments. He also spent 11 years with
SaskTel International consulting and managing
various projects in the United States and England
before returning to Canada in 1996. His final
position was as Director of Technology managing
SaskTel’s entry in the Television over Internet
Protocol market (MAX TV).
Since his retirement Bob has been spent his time,
working with the various Masonic bodies and
spending time at the family home north of Prince
Albert, Saskatchewan (Candle Lake).
Bob is a Life member of the Saskatchewan
Association of Technologists and Technicians (SASTT).
-Saskatchewan Director to the Canadian
Council of Technicians and Technologists (CCTT):
1983 - 1986
During his career Bob received the following
Awards and Recognition
-National Achievement Award (CCTT)
-Inducted into the International Hall
of Fame for Engineering, Science and Technology
-Outstanding Technical Achievement
Award (SASTT) 2004
-Managed team that received 2003
Exceptional Engineering/Geoscience Project
Award from the Association of Professional
Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan.
Grand Lodge of Saskatchewan
Initiated in North West Mounted Police Lodge
#11 GLS: 1997.
Served as Worshipful Master: 2011.
Appointed Grand Senior Deacon: 2013-2014.
Arch Masons of Saskatchewan
Exalted Prince of Wales Chapter #27 GRS:
Received Alfred Tingle Keystone Award: 2001.
Served as First Principal: 2005.
Appointed, Grand Representative to the Grand
Chapter of Royal Arch Masons
of British Columbia & Yukon:
Affiliated Prince Albert Chapter #2 GRS:
Elected Grand First Principal: 2007-2008 &
Elected Grand Registrar : 2009-2013.
Currently serving as Grand Treasurer.
Received the Degree of Past Master
Grand Chapter of Alberta: 2008
Victoria Chapter #1 GR British
Columbia &Yukon: 2009
The Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons of British
Columbia &Yukon: 2014.
The Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons of Alberta:
The Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons of
The Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons of Montana:
The Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons of
The Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons of North
Order of the High Priesthood of Saskatchewan
Anointed, Consecrated and Set Apart as a High
Currently serving as Recorder: since
General Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons
Named a Permanent Member 2008
Cryptic Rite Masons of Western Canada Royal and
Chosen as Select Master Saskatchewan Council #6:
Thrice Illustrious Master: 2009.
Order of the Silver Trowel: 2010
Appointed Grand Steward Saskatchewan District:
Elected Grand Inspector General Saskatchewan
Elected Grand Master 2017-2018
Royal Ark Mariners of Western Canada
Elevated Royal Arch Mariner Sask. Lodge #6:
Worshipful Commander Noah: 2012
Currently serving as Grand Commander
Sovereign Great Priory of Canada of
the United Religious and Military Orders
of St. John of Jerusalem,
Palestine, Rhodes and Malta and of the Temple:
Proclaimed Knight in Wascana
Preceptory No.51: 2001.
IORC; Malta; Novice and
Installation; Consecration: 2001.
Presiding Preceptor: 2005-2006.
Appointed District Grand Standard Bearer
Appointed Grand Guard: 2009- 2010.
Provincial Grand Prior Saskatchewan District.
York Rite Sovereign College of North America
Order of Knight of York - Prairie Lily College
#71 : 2005.
Served as Governor:
Allied Masonic Degrees
Received Wakomow Council #211
& Anointed Man at Arms and an
Esquire of the Royal Order of the
Red Branch of Eri:
Served as Sovereign Master: 2010
Raised to Knight Commander: 2011
Elected Grand Junior Warden: 2011
Coroneted Knight Grand Cross: 2011
Order of the Bath- Grand Session of
AMD Canada: 2011
Order of the Corks - Grand Session
of AMD Canada: 2012
Sovereign Grand Master of the
Order: 2015 – 2017.
Coroneted Supreme Grand Cross: 2015
Red Branch of Eri
Red Cross of Constantine
Installed a Knight Companion of the Red Cross of
Constantine- Saskatchewan Conclave #14:
Currently serving as Recorder
Knights of the York Cross Of Honour
Inducted into Western Canada Priory #35:
Affiliated Manitoba Priory #69:2016
Holy Order Arch Knights Templar Priests
Admitted a Knight Templar Priest - St. John the
Almoner Tabernacle: 2011
High Priest 2016
Ancient & Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry of
Regina Lodge of Perfection 14°:
Regina Chapter of Rose Croix 18°:
Saskatchewan Consistory 32°:
Order of the Secret Monitor
Inducted into the Order- Saskatoon Conclave #5
Prince of the Order- Saskatoon Conclave 5:
Served as Supreme Ruler: 2011..
Appointed Grand Registrar: 2011-2012.
Currently Assistant Grand Supreme Ruler
Admitted Lux in Occident College: 2007
Fezzed a Noble – WA WA Shrine AAONMS:
President Pipes and Drums Unit: 2004
President 5-50 Unit: 2011
Member of Prince Albert Shrine Club