Learn more about COVID-19 in Saskatchewan.

Google Translate Disclaimer

A number of pages on the Government of Saskatchewan's website have been professionally translated in French. These translations are identified by a yellow box in the right or left rail that resembles the link below. The home page for French-language content on this site can be found at:

Renseignements en Français

Where an official translation is not available, Google™ Translate can be used. Google™ Translate is a free online language translation service that can translate text and web pages into different languages. Translations are made available to increase access to Government of Saskatchewan content for populations whose first language is not English.

Software-based translations do not approach the fluency of a native speaker or possess the skill of a professional translator. The translation should not be considered exact, and may include incorrect or offensive language. The Government of Saskatchewan does not warrant the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of any information translated by this system. Some files or items cannot be translated, including graphs, photos and other file formats such as portable document formats (PDFs).

Any person or entities that rely on information obtained from the system does so at his or her own risk. Government of Saskatchewan is not responsible for any damage or issues that may possibly result from using translated website content. If you have any questions about Google™ Translate, please visit: Google™ Translate FAQs.

Saskatchewan Proclaims February as African-Canadian/Black History Month

Released on February 2, 2021

Saskatchewan has proclaimed February as African-Canadian/Black History Month, which recognizes and honours the legacy of people of African descent across the nation.  

Black History Month is an opportunity for all to learn more about the many accomplishments and contributions from persons of African heritage to Saskatchewan and the rest of Canada.  

“Saskatchewan is proud to be home to such a vibrant and active African-Canadian community,” Parks, Culture and Sport Minister Laura Ross said.  “Black History Month is the perfect opportunity to learn and celebrate the many distinct cultures of Canadians of African heritage represented in our province.”

This year is also the 16th Anniversary of the Saskatchewan African Canadian Heritage Museum (SACHM).  The SACHM has made significant progress in establishing a presence in Saskatchewan, with one of the major highlights being the installation and dedication of the Honouring Tree Sculpture in Wascana Park.

“We celebrate this important milestone because it is an opportunity for all of us to learn about the wide range of African-Canadian experiences, including dealing with racism and the vital role this community has played throughout our shared history for over 100 years in Saskatchewan,” SACHM Chair Sharon-Ann Brown said.

The SACHM is offering several virtual events over the course of February, developed in partnership with the MacKenzie Art Gallery, Theatre Saskatchewan and several other Saskatchewan cultural organizations.  For a list of upcoming events, visit the SACHM’s Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/SACHMSaskatchewan.


For more information, contact:

Jamie Toth
Parks, Culture and Sport
Phone: 306-787-1889
Email: jamie.toth2@gov.sk.ca

We need your feedback to improve saskatchewan.ca. Help us improve