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Cultural Diversity and Race Relations Month Opening Ceremony on Thursday, March 1

For immediate release: February 28, 2018 - 8:30am
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The public is invited to the opening ceremony for Cultural Diversity and Race Relations Month on Thursday, March 1, 2018, at 1:30 p.m., in Council Chambers, City Hall.  The ceremony will include greetings from His Worship Mayor Charlie Clark, Chief Commissioner Judge David Arnot, Treaty Commissioner Mary Culbertson, and Reconciliation Saskatoon representative, Neal Kewistep.  A flag raising in Civic Square (outdoors, beside City Hall, by 23rd Street) will follow the ceremony.

Cultural Diversity and Race Relations Month Opening Ceremony
Thursday, March 1, 2018
1:30 p.m.
Council Chambers, City Hall

The public is reminded that the deadline for nominations for the annual Living in Harmony awards, which recognize local organizations or individuals for their efforts in promoting intercultural harmony in our community, is Wednesday, February 28, 2018. Nomination forms are available at saskatoon.ca/livinginharmony, or from the Cultural Diversity and Race Relations Office at Cosmo Civic Centre (3130 Laurier Drive).  

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 at the Roxy Theatre (320 20th Street West), on Wednesday, March 21, 2018, starting at 1pm.