Five Canadians Honoured as “Enyi Ndi Igbo (Friend of the Igbo)” at Igbo Day 2019 in Saskatchewan

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Regina, August 6, 2019

Five Canadians Honoured as “Enyi Ndi Igbo (Friend of the Igbo)” at Igbo Day 2019 in Saskatchewan

On August 3, Nigerian-Canadians living in the prairie regions of Canada celebrated Igbo Day of Arts and Culture in style. Sponsored by the Igbo Cultural Association of Saskatchewan (ICAS), with support from the Multicultural Council of Saskatchewan (MCoS) and SaskTel, Igbo Day offered a blend of cultural and artistic displays, beautiful costumes and Nigerian cuisine.

Canada's Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Wishes Everyone a Happy Igbo Day in Regina

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Regina, July 19, 2019

Canada's Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Wishes Everyone a Happy Igbo Day in Regina

As the Igbo community of Saskatchewan prepares to celebrate their Nigerian-Canadian heritage on August 3, Canada's Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Honourable Ralph Goodale has sent greetings to the Igbo Cultural Association of Saskatchewan (ICAS).

Writing on behalf of Prime Minister Trudeau and the Government of Canada, Minister Goodale expressed pleasure to extend greetings to everyone who will be attending Igbo Day in Regina.

"As Canadians, we draw strength from our diversity. The growing Igbo community here in Regina, across the province and across Canada espouses that sentiment and plays an important part in our mosaic of cultures," Minister Goodale said.

The Government of Saskatchewan Declares August 3, 2019 as Igbo Day of Arts and Culture in Saskatchewan

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Regina, July 16, 2019

The Government of Saskatchewan Declares August 3, 2019 as Igbo Day of Arts and Culture in Saskatchewan

The Igbo Cultural Association of Saskatchewan (ICAS) is pleased to announce that on the 15th day of July 2019, in what has become the first official designation of a day as Igbo Day of Arts and Culture by a provincial government in the whole of Canada, the Government of Saskatchewan has issued a proclamation designating August 3, 2019 as Igbo Day of Arts and Culture in Saskatchewan.

In issuing this proclamation upon ICAS’ request and on behalf of government, Saskatchewan’s Minister of Parks, Culture and Sport Honourable Gene Makowsky enjoined the “citizens of the Province of Saskatchewan to recognize this day” as has been proclaimed.

Please click on the following link to read the official proclamation by the Government of Saskatchewan: https://www.icassask.ca/images/pdf/gos-igbo-day-proclamation-2019.pdf.

Regina-Pasqua MLA Muhammad Fiaz Wishes All a Happy Igbo Day!

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Regina, July 15, 2019

Regina-Pasqua MLA Muhammad Fiaz Wishes All a Happy Igbo Day!

As the Igbo Cultural Association of Saskatchewan (ICAS) prepares to host the province on Igbo Day, August 3, Saskatchewan Member of the Legislative Assembly for Regina-Pasqua Constituency, Mr. Muhammad Fiaz, has penned a letter of support to the Igbo community of Saskatchewan.

In his message, MLA Fiaz acknowledges the Igbo community for the important contributions they are making in enriching the multicultural landscape of Canadian traditions.

Speaker of the Legislative Assembly Honourable Docherty Welcomes All to Igbo Day of Arts and Culture in Saskatchewan

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Regina, July 15, 2019

Speaker of the Legislative Assembly Honourable Docherty Welcomes All to Igbo Day of Arts and Culture in Saskatchewan

As Igbo Day of Arts and Culture 2019 draws closer on August 3, the Speaker of the Saskatchewan Legislative Assembly Honourable Mark Docherty has sent a written message of support to the Igbo Cultural Association of Saskatchewan (ICAS), wishing everyone a “Happy Igbo Day!” and thanking the Igbo community of Saskatchewan for sharing their culture and making Saskatchewan better.

“This work creates a more diverse cultural landscape and heritage for Saskatchewan, which amplifies the meaning behind our provincial motto "From Many Peoples Strength," Honourable Docherty wrote.

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Come to IGBO DAY on August 3, 2019

The Igbo Cultural Association of Saskatchewan (ICAS) respectfully request the honour of your presence at our upcoming Igbo Day of Art and Culture scheduled for August 3, 2019. The Igbo-Nigerian community of Saskatchewan shall be honoured to have you during the Igbo Day family-oriented banquet, at Carrefour Des Plaines, 3850 Hillsdale Street, Regina.

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GET YOUR IGBO DAY TICKET NOW!

You are invited to our Igbo Day 2019.
Date & Time: August 3, 2019, starting at 6:00PM
Venue: Carrefour Des Plaines, 3850 Hillsdale Street, Regina

WAYS TO GET YOUR TICKET:
1. Purchase online at www.icassask.ca
2. Send INTERAC/Email money transfer to igboday@icassask.ca
3. Purchase from designated persons/locations. Call 306-737-4242 or 306-581-4493

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CONTACT US

P.O. Box 1562
Regina, SK, CANADA
306-581-4493
info@icassask.ca

ABOUT ICAS

ICAS was established in 2001 with the aim of uniting all members in the province that share our common beliefs and also to promote Igbo culture in our society. ICAS has made large strides since it’s inception and this resulted in the launching of our very own Masquerade dance group in 2002.

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