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Cultural Diversity and Race Relations Month Opening Ceremony Friday, February 28

For immediate release: February 26, 2020 - 1:00pm
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The public is invited to the opening ceremony for Cultural Diversity and Race Relations Month on Friday, February 28 at 1:30 p.m. in Council Chambers, City Hall.  The ceremony will include greetings from His Worship Mayor Charlie Clark; Judge David Arnot, Chief Commissioner of the Human Rights Commission; Students of Aden Bowman’s Collective Voice Program; and, Dr. Fatima Coovadia from the Islamic Association of Saskatchewan (Saskatoon).  A flag raising in Civic Square (outdoors at City Hall - 23rd Street) will follow the ceremony.

Cultural Diversity and Race Relations Month Opening Ceremony
Friday, February 28, 2020
1:30 p.m.
Council Chambers, City Hall

The public is reminded that the deadline for nominations for the annual Living in Harmony Recognition Awards, which recognizes local organizations or individuals for their efforts in eliminating racism in our community, is Friday, February 28, 2020.  Nomination forms are available at saskatoon.ca/livinginharmony.

Since 1994, the City’s Cultural Diversity and Race Relations Committee has presented the Living in Harmony Recognition Awards at a special ceremony on March 21, the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.  This year, the awards will be presented in partnership with Saskatoon Public School Board, Greater Catholic School Board and the University of Saskatchewan Students’ Union at the Broadway Theatre on Friday, March 20, 2020 starting at 1:15pm. 

A listing of community events taking place during Cultural Diversity and Race Relations Month can be found on saskatoon.ca.