Culture Days in Saskatchewan

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Culture Days will take place across Canada on September 29, 30 & October 1, 2017.

Summer Registration Incentive

Summer registration is in full swing so now is a great time to register your Culture Days activity (especially if you've received Culture Days Funding Assistance). Register and publish your activity before end of day on August 10th to qualify for a chance to win a custom digital ad to run on national digital networks promoting your Culture Days event. Register your Culture Days event today! 

Webinar: Promoting Your Culture Days Event - July 20

Check out this FREE webinar on Thursday, July 20 at 12:00 - 1:00 pm (CST) that will help you make the most of your Culture Days promotional efforts. Learn how to use the newly updated Local Marketing Kit from an experienced designer at a creative agency; find out how to harness the power of social media and create a Bright Spots Schedule from a PR professional; then hear first-hand from a municipal arts coordinator how to integrate multiple activities in a Culture Days hub. Space is limited so register today.

SWAG Shipping Addresses Needed

Are you holding a Culture Days activity in your community this year? Once you've registered and published your activity, fill out the online Saskatchewan Culture Days SWAG - Shipping Address form by August 25, 2017 to ensure you get promotional items (like balloons, posters and buttons) to help make your activity fun and memorable. 

Proclaim Culture Days and Get a Free Flag

Is your community gearing up for the Culture Days weekend? Why not kick things off with a municipal proclamation and flag-raising? It's an opportunity to highlight and celebrate the cultural activities in your area. Bengough, Elbow, Prince Albert and Weyburn are just a few of the communities that joined the Province of Saskatchewan in making Culture Days proclamations last year. Fill out the online form to request your flag, download a sample municipal proclamation template and join the movement and celebrate the difference culture is making in your community! 

Stay Tuned

Stay tuned to the newly refreshed iheartculture website for more Culture Days news, opportunities and developments, as well as find information and resources to help you plan your Culture Days activities.

Questions?

If you have any questions about the Culture Days Funding Assistance Grant, you can get in touch with Dominga Robinson at (306) 780-9295 or toll-free at 1-866-476-6830 or by e-mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


If you have any other Culture Days-related inquiries, please contact Shelley Fayant at 

(306) 780-9289 or toll-free at 1-866-476-6830 or by e-mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Canada’s Poverty Reduction Strategy Initiatives

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Last month, the federal Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, launched two initiatives to support the development of Canada’s Poverty Reduction Strategy; a nation-wide consultation process and a call for nominations for a ministerial advisory committee on poverty. To participate in the discussion, visit the links below for more information.

Canadians will have their say on the country's Poverty Reduction Strategy: http://news.gc.ca/web/article-en.do?mthd=tp&crtr.page=1&nid=1187479&crtr.tp1D=1

Consulting Canadians on poverty reduction: https://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/programs/poverty-reduction/consultation.html?_ga=1.232465687.984308037.1403301325

Healthy Communities - Harvesting the Benefits Presentations

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Several presentations from the Saskatchewan Parks and Recreation Association and Communities in Bloom - Healthy Communities - Harvesting the Benefits event are now available for download through the Leisure Information Network

Available presentations include:

  • Age Friendly Communities
  • Assessing Risk in Recreation Facilities 
  • Canadian Landscape Standards/Our Downtown: How Are The Trees? 
  • Creating Mutually Beneficial Partnerships: Engaging Youth in Saskatchewan
  • And many more!