Take a look at everything we accomplished in 2020, it was a different and strange year but that didn't deter us from providing the band community with excellent Online Band Programs, Zoom Webinars, Contests, Concerts and More!
A huge thank you to everyone who supported, played, and helped us all get through this crazy year!
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Critical Information for Band Planning
ALL Public Health Order Restrictions could be lifted as early as July 11, 2021
The Saskatchewan Band Association has received confirmation from the Government of Saskatchewan that: “The Public Health Order and its associated restrictions (inclusive of capacity and masking) will be lifted as early as July 11, provided the vaccination rate of Sask residents 12 years and over hits at least 70% by June 20.”
What does this mean for Bands? In short, once we hit Stage 3 there will be ZERO mandated restrictions:
But, FIRST we need to get to Stage 3.
To hit the July 11 date, there are essentially two benchmarks that need to be reached:
Following the Public Health Orders currently in place is also key to help keep infection rates and hospitalizations declining as vaccination rates grow.
Help Make July 11 a GREAT Day for Bands.. and Saskatchewan in general
If you, or someone you know, have not yet received a vaccine, please visit www.saskatchewan.ca/covid19-vaccine. to book an appointment or find out more information.
As Public Health Orders are lifted...
The SBA will also connect with our national and international partners to see what transitional safety measures Bands might want to consider to support musician safety and confidence in the fall. These would be recommendations only and not government mandated restrictions.
Thank you - all the best as you begin to plan for "normal" band programming in the fall!
We are pleased to announce the following SBA Scholarship recipients: