News Release - September 13, 2000
MOOSE JAW IMMIGRANTS RECEIVE ASSISTANCE
A provincial government grant will support the Moose Jaw Multicultural Council
in its efforts to help immigrants establish homes, educate their children and
find jobs in the community.
Moose Jaw North MLA Glenn Hagel presented a $15,000 grant to the council on
behalf of Municipal Affairs, Culture and Housing Minister Jack Hillson.
"The provincial government believes its support to community groups such as the
Multicultural Council is a key component to building a strong Saskatchewan,"
Hagel said. "The many volunteers and supporters of the Moose Jaw
Multicultural Council are welcoming people to our province and helping them to
become established members of the community. We are pleased to support their
The council will use the money to help people find a place to live, get
utilities hooked up, open bank accounts, shop for clothing, provide translation
services and language classes, help with accessing health services and
Last year, the Moose Jaw Multicultural Council helped 70 Kosovar refugees
settle in the community. This year, they will be supporting at least 30
immigrants from Syria.
For further Information, contact:
Municipal Affairs Culture and Housing
Phone: (306) 787-2687