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Multicultural Honours 2020

Multicultural Awards Honour Multicultural Superheroes The year 2020 was an extraordinary one because of COVID-19 pandemic. With less than a week to the scheduled hybrid event, it became apparent that transition to a fully virtual event would be wise following an increase in spread of the virus. So, on November 21, 2020, Multicultural Council of […]

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Saskatchewan Multicultural Week 2020

Saskatchewan Multicultural Week, November 21-29, 2020 In 1974, Saskatchewan was the first province to enact multiculturalism legislation, recognizing the right of every community to retain its identity, language and traditional arts and sciences for the mutual benefit of citizens. In 1997, the Act was revised and a section of the Act states the policy should […]

Multicultural Honours 2019

Multicultural Awards Honour Multicultural Superheroes Multicultural Honours Awards Event and Recipients On November 16, 2019, the multicultural community gathered at Government House for MCoS Multicultural Honours to recognize significant contributions made by the Saskatchewan community. Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan, Honourable Russ Mirasty hosted the event. The Multicultural Week is launched annually with the Multicultural Honours […]

Multicultural Awards Honour Multicultural Superheroes

Multicultural Awards Honour Multicultural Superheroes Awards Program Highlights benefits of Diversity Members of Saskatchewan’s multicultural community gathered at Government House in Regina on November 17, 2018 for MCoS Multicultural Honours to recognize significant contributions to multiculturalism by our very own multicultural superheroes. This annual hallmark event kicks-off Saskatchewan Multicultural Week and our host was His […]

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Who’s your Multicultural Superhero?

Who’s Your Multicultural Superhero? As we prepare to celebrate Saskatchewan Multicultural Week November 16-24, we are asking you to nominate “Multicultural Superheroes” to honour the significant impact they have made in our province through the five streams of multicultural work. MCoS Multicultural Honours: A Celebration in Honour of Multicultural Contributions is an annual event hosted […]

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Celebrate Saskatchewan Multicultural Week | Who’s Your Multicultural Superhero?

Celebrate Saskatchewan Multicultural Week | Who’s Your Multicultural Superhero? About Saskatchewan Multicultural Week Saskatchewan Multicultural Week takes place November 16-24, 2019. It has two main purposes: 1) It recognizes the Saskatchewan Multiculturalism Act and 2) Celebrates the cultural diversity and contributions to multiculturalism in Saskatchewan. This is a key way we can create welcoming and […]

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Anti-Racism Meeting Registration

Dear friends,   The federal government announced community funding in support of the anti-racism strategy in September. The Anti-Racism Action Program (ARAP) priorities focus on employment, justice, and social participation. The deadline to apply for ARAP funding is December 17. MCoS is aware that many organizations and individuals in Saskatchewan are engaged in important anti-racism […]

Staff Changes at MCoS

Staff Changes at MCoS Thank you and Farewell to Justin Justin Waldrop has served MCoS extremely well as Communications Coordinator for the past six years. His dedication to planning and executing a wide variety of communications tools has allowed MCoS to move forward in leaps and bounds. The next phase of his career takes him […]

NEWS RELEASE: The Multicultural Council of Saskatchewan Calls for Country Thunder to Recognize and Reject Racism in Performances  

NEWS RELEASE: The Multicultural Council of Saskatchewan Calls for Country Thunder to Recognize and Reject Racism in Performances July 17, 2019  REGINA -The Multicultural Council of Saskatchewan (MCoS) joins the Federated Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) in calling for Country Thunder Music Festivals to discontinue contracts with Williams and Ree due to their ongoing use of harmful […]