FEDERAL INDIGENOUS LANGUAGES LEGISLATION – NOTICE

FEDERAL INDIGENOUS LANGUAGES LEGISLATION - NOTICE

The Government of Canada through the Department Of Canadian Heritage (DCH) has released a schedule for engagement on the proposed federal Indigenous Languages Legislation.

Saskatchewan First Nations voices need to be heard!  Please share with leadership and language advocates to encourage them to attend.

SICC is not involved with planning or delivering these sessions but we will provide information as it becomes available.

Registration:

To register, contact the Engagement Coordinator at the coordinates below:

Email: info@ildii.ca
Tel: 204-940-1700 or 1-855-940-1700 (toll-free); TTY 1-888-997-3123 (toll-free)

Agents are available to answer your questions Mon-Fri, 9:00 am to 4:30 pm (CDT).

Dates for engagement sessions across Canada – https://www.canada.ca/en/canadian-heritage/campaigns/indigenous-languages-legislation/intensive-engagement/calendar.html

Discussion Guide – https://www.canada.ca/en/canadian-heritage/campaigns/indigenous-languages-legislation/intensive-engagement/discussion-guide.html

Reference Materials https://www.canada.ca/en/canadian-heritage/campaigns/indigenous-languages-legislation/intensive-engagement/reference-material.html

Press release  https://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/canadian-heritage-launches-engagement-sessions-on-first-nations-inuit-and-metis-languages-684299841.html

SASKATCHEWAN MEETING DATES:

August 21, 2018                  AFN  Pre-engagement session               Delta Hotels by Marriot
REGINA, SK

August 22, 2018                  DCH Engagement Session                      Delta Hotels by Marriot
(Formal session)                                       REGINA, SK

August 23, 2018                  AFN  Pre-engagement session                Holiday Inn (1838 College Drive East)
SASKATOON, SK

August 24, 2018                  DCH Engagement Session                      Holiday Inn (1838 College Drive East)
(Formal session)                                       SASKATOON, SK

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