Legislation protecting members of the LGBTQ community and how businesses can be affected was one topic at this afternoons Yorkton Chamber Business Lunch.
Education Coordinator for Moose Jaw Pride and the Saskatchewan Pride Network Laura Budd spoke at the event.
She says that Yorkton, for the most part has represented and respected the community well and is open to learn more.
Budd says an accepting and including business community builds a more welcoming and enjoyable city which will attract more and more people.
One of the other speakers for todays event was Wilfred Whitehawk, Career Advisor for the Yorkton Tribal Council’s Adult Training and Employment Department.
Whitehawk spoke about the partnerships with the business community for First Nation trade trainees to gain hands-on experience.
Whitehawk says the first nations community continues to grow in the Yorkton area and it only seems right to see more and more First Nations when it comes to employment with any local organization.