Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation in 2017 has been a historic moment that has brought people and places together as we dream big about our communities and our country. It was a year that encouraged all Canadians to contribute to their communities in a way has helped to foster a greater sense of belonging, support meaningful reconciliation and leave a lasting legacy now and for future generations.
To mark our own celebration of Canada’s 150th, the Saskatoon Community Foundation partnered with Community Foundations of Canada, the Government of Canada and PotashCorp to fund 22 local projects that celebrated one or more of the following principals:
- ENCOURAGE participation in community activities and events to mark Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation;
- INSPIRE a deeper understanding about the people, places and events that shape our country and our communities; or
- BUILD vibrant and healthy communities with the broadest possible engagement of all Canadians, including indigenous peoples; groups that reflect our cultural diversity; youth; and official language minorities.