Council Proclaims Multi-Cultural Week

Posted on Friday November 17, 2017 at 12:04PM

WHEREAS Saskatchewan Multicultural Week is celebrated each November during the week that includes November 22nd with the Saskatchewan motto From Many Peoples Strength; and

WHEREAS Saskatchewan was the first province to enact multiculturalism legislation in 1974, recognizing the right of every community to retain its identity, language, and traditional arts and sciences for the mutual benefit of citizens; and

WHEREAS in 1997, the Act was revised and a section of the Act states that the policy should preserve, strengthen and promote Aboriginal cultures and acknowledge their historic and current contribution to development of Saskatchewan; and

WHEREAS the Multicultural Council of Saskatchewan is committed to promoting, fostering, improving and developing multiculturalism in the economic, cultural and political life of Saskatchewan Lotteries through SaskCulture; now

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Council of the Town of Oxbow hereby proclaims November 18 – 26, 2017 Saskatchewan Multiculturalism Week in Oxbow.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

Author: Town of Oxbow


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