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Indigenous Technical Advisory Group

In response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada Call to Action 92 and in support of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Article 19, the City of Saskatoon is dedicated to pursuing opportunities to build respectful relationships and engage in meaningful dialogue with Indigenous peoples on decisions that may impact them. 

The Indigenous Technical Advisory Group (ITAG) is a new structure through which members of First Nations and Métis communities participate in the design of City of Saskatoon initiatives to help ensure that the unique interests and perspectives of Indigenous peoples are acknowledged, affirmed and implemented.

Role of ITAG Members:

  • Provide City of Saskatoon project teams with advice for the development and review of key policy and planning documents.
  • Advise on approaches for co-development and engagement with Indigenous peoples on policy and plans.
  • Review documents and reports related to the mandate of the Group.
  • Conduct research and analysis to inform the Group’s advice.
  • Write letters or reports to communicate the Group’s advice.
  • In collaboration with the City of Saskatoon, members develop and manage a prioritized work plan in accordance with their Terms of Reference.

Questions or help needed?
If you have questions about this group or the appointment process, please e-mail the City's Director of Indigenous Initiatives, Warren Isbister-Bear.