We provide various events that help people learn about different cultures. Our purpose is to empower the Saint John community with inclusiveness and diversity.
Programs and Events Calendar
Welcoming Week is an annual opportunity to recognize and celebrate the people, places and values that help everyone feel welcome and that they belong in their local community, no matter where they come from.
Join us from September 9 to 18 to celebrate #WelcomingWeek2022. Let’s come together and share how you’re making your community a more inclusive and barrier-free place for newcomers.
Feb. Black History Month
Every year, Canadians are invited to participate in Black History Month festivities and events that honour the legacy of Black Canadians, past and present.
May. Asian Heritage Month
Asian Heritage Month is an opportunity for intercultural sharing, public education and celebrating Asian Canadian culture through various events.
Mar. Elimination of Racial Discrimination
International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination aims to remind people of racial discrimination’s negative consequences. .
Jun. World Refugee Day
The United Nations recognizes June 20th as World Refugee Day. This is a day to recognize the hardships and perseverance of those displaced from their home.
Jun. Multiculturalism Day
Multicultural Day is a time for peoples of all backgrounds to come together to celebrate our shared values, our achievements, and our mosaic environment .
Nov. Diversity Champion Awards
Every year in November we hold the Cultural Diversity Awards to honor individuals and businesses who have proven to be inclusive leaders in our community. We will recognize individuals and businesses locally who have demonstrated leadership for various cultural backgrounds, visible minorities & immigrants.