The City of Moose Jaw will be looking for resident feedback on the draft version of Moose Jaw’s Cultural Action Plan. 

July 4th will see the City set up at a booth at Sidewalk Days from 12 p.m. until 4:30 p.m., and an Open House will be held that same day from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the Kinsmen Sportsplex (855 MacDonald St).  

During the Open House, there will be an hourly presentation, followed by an opportunity for residents to look through the draft plan and provide their insight.  

The Cultural Action Plan has passed through the first two phases. In developing the plan, 25 individuals from over 20 organizations have been participating on the Cultural Planning Team, including members of the Cultural Diversity Advisory Committee, Moose Jaw Public Library, Moose Jaw Police Service, Wakamow Aboriginal Community Association, and local school divisions. 

Phase 1: Research looked at mapping cultural assets that already exist in Moose Jaw, and created a cultural profile, along with holding a preliminary engagement of stakeholders. 

Phase 2: Engagement compiled information from surveys and focus groups. 

The plan is now in Phase 3: Plan Development and is looking to continue engaging with stakeholders and the wider community in creating an actionable plan based on feedback provided on residents’ visions and goals.  

Funding for developing the plan has come from SaskCulture’s Community Engagement and Planning Grant, and the City has elisted the help of Prairie Wild Consulting. 

You can find more in-depth information on the first two phases on the City of Moose Jaw’s website here.