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Thursday, April 09, 2020
Media Release: Provincial Chamber Welcomes ‘New Tools for the Recovery Toolkit’ For Immediate Release April 09, 2020 Regina, SK: The Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce (SCC) applauds the Government of Saskatchewan’s announcement of a new support program that will assist businesses with their fixed cost obligations during the COVID-19 pandemic.   “We have been working with our members non-stop ...read more
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Friday, March 20, 2020
For immediate release March 20/2020 Media Release: Saskatchewan Chamber Applauds New Supports from Provincial Government Regina, SK - Today the province announced several important and welcome supports which pertain to the current COVID-19 situation. These include:Self-Isolation Support ProgramThree Month PST Remittance Deferral and Audit SuspensionCrown Utility Interest Deferral ...read more
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Tuesday, January 21, 2020
On Tuesday, January 21st, 2020, the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce (SCC) launched its Indigenous Engagement Charter at the First Nations University in Regina, with an additional launch event in Saskatoon on January 22nd at the World Trade Centre at Prairieland Park.   The Indigenous Engagement Charter has been developed with expertise and cultural sensitivity and aims to bring Saskatchewan’s ...read more
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Thursday, November 14, 2019
The Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce (SCC) views the Province’s newly released growth plan as an ambitious yet practical roadmap for driving sustainable economic growth over the coming decade.  The Province’s new growth plan focuses on creating 100,000 new jobs, increasing exports, promoting value-added activities, investing in infrastructure development and growing the province’s population to ...read more
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Monday, October 21, 2019
The 2019 ABEX Awards, presented by Conexus Credit Union, brought together a wide range of businesses from across the province at TCU Place in Saskatoon on October 19. Saskatchewan’s bourgeoning tech sector was well represented with ten companies chosen as ABEX Awards finalists. JNE Welding Ltd. took home top honours of the night with the ‘Business of the Year’ Award, sponsored by the David Aplin ...read more
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Wednesday, September 04, 2019
With Saskatchewan facing increased competition in international markets,  along with the challenges associated with an ever-changing political landscape, both the province and the federal government must refocus their efforts on creating an investment climate that promotes business competitiveness. In response to these challenges, the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce has released its latest ...read more
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Thursday, July 18, 2019
Saskatchewan Businesses Encouraged to Apply for Energy Efficiency Rebate Program   The federal government has launched the SME Project Stream which will direct income generated from the federal carbon tax to a rebate program aimed at assisting small and medium-sized businesses in reducing energy use, saving money and/or reducing GHG emissions. The program will provide a rebate of up to 25% for ...read more
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Thursday, May 30, 2019
The Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce is pleased that the Government of Canada has announced a rebate program that will direct $30 million of Federal Carbon Tax Revenues to Saskatchewan businesses for energy efficiency improvements through the new Climate Action Incentive Fund (CAIF). Notwithstanding its members’ opposition to a carbon tax, the Chamber acknowledges that the tax is a reality and ...read more
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Wednesday, February 20, 2019
[Regina] – February 20, 2019 – According to the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce, the very fabric of our country is being threatened by the devastating impact of low crude oil prices, our inability to get energy resources to global markets, and the increasing tensions between Canadians who live in resource-producing regions and other parts of Canada. “Saskatchewan’s high standard of living is ...read more
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