MCoS News: Multiculturalism Matters

December Newsletter from the Multicultural Council of Saskatchewan

Looking for the perfect gift? Order the 2020 Multifaith Calendar!

The Multifaith Calendar (MFC) is a unique educational resource that facilitates and promotes understanding of religious observances, occasions and festivals important to a wide spectrum of cultural and faith communities. It features 26 pieces of original art from visual artists across North America and internationally. The 2020 edition marks the 34rd year of publication and features the theme: Reimaging Peace and Harmony.

There are different purchase options. For more information about the 2020 Multifaith Calendar, visit our website.

Looking for performers?

Regina-based Pinu Sattar is a musically gifted singer of all forms of Bangla (Bangladesh and West Bengal) music: classical, folk, and popular.

The focus of his music is about humanity, nature, and love. His rich golden voice is enchanting and soothing to the ears. Pinu regularly creates Facebook 'live' shows. He is a highly professional musician and experienced performer.

Pinu welcomes contract opportunities to perform at events in any location.

Read more about Pinu Sattar here.
Enjoy his music here.

Volunteer Opportunity

This is an opportunity for newcomers to gain meaningful Canadian volunteer experience, develop friendships and to build knowledge and expertise about the local community.

The Immigrant Advisory Table (IAT) is a diverse and inclusive volunteer table that informs the work of the Partnership Council. Members represent a diversity of backgrounds, ages, cultures, languages, genders, education and varying stages of settlement.

Members meet a minimum of 4 times per year. For more information please contact the RRLIP at [email protected] For information and application hurry here.


The grants below have multiple and year-round deadlines. Information on eligibility and how to apply can be found in the links below.

First Nations and Metis Community Engagement Project Fund

Northern Capital Grants Program

National cost-sharing program for heritage places

Upcoming December Events

Anti-Racism Network Training for Member Organizations Dec 4- Dec 18th (Saskatoon)

Saskatchewan First Nations Veterans Association Gala Fundraising Dinner- Dec 12 (Saskatoon)

Resolution Year End Run- Dec 27-20 (Regina)

Luff Actually: A Rez Christmas Story-10-15th Dec (Saskatoon)

Indigenous Market- Dec 14th (Saskatoon)

Oceti Sakowin Treaty Conference- 17-18th Dec (South Daktota)

Beats & Eats: Youth artistic performances and community event- Dec 19 (Saskatoon)

A Christmas long ago- 21st Dec (Moose Jaw)

Upcoming January Events

Li Zhoor Dii Rway- Jan 4 (Saskatoon)

Publishing 101- A how to workshop- 18th Jan (Saskatoon)

Official Global Launch Event Of The 2019 International Year Of Indigenous Languages (28 January 2019, UNESCO House, Paris, France)

December 9, 2019 | Communications Chair

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