Community Connections for Newcomers
There are a number of ways newcomers can connect with the local community. Here are a few opportunities:
- Ethno-Cultural Network of Saskatoon - If you belong to an Ethno-cultural group and would like to be part of a larger network in Saskatoon, email the City of Saskatoon's Diversity and Inclusion Consultant for more information.
- Borderless is a sub-committee of the Saskatoon Refugee Coalition that comes together to plan events around the awareness and education of the refugee experience. They are always looking for new members who have lived refugee experience and their support networks. Email the City of Saskatoon's Diversity and Inclusion Consultant for more information.
- Community Engagement - You are welcome to participate in community engagement opportunities provided by the City of Saskatoon on a wide variety of topics, projects and issues. The Engage page on the City of Saskatoon's website provides the most up-to-date information on engagement initiatives underway at any given time.
The City's Diversity & Inclusion Consultant has connections with numerous service providers, community groups and local organizations throughout Saskatoon. If you would like to be connected to a program, facilitator or presenter, the Consultant is available to assist you. Here are a few examples:
- Saskatoon Police Advisory Committee on Diversity (SPACOD)
- Contact Conference
- Wicihitowin Indigenous Engagement Conference - This conference invites community organizations, governments and businesses to learn about inclusive representation of Indigenous people as employees, volunteers and decision-makers.