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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
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Media Releases, Press Release
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
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Human Interest, Political, Community, General News Article, Media Releases, Press Release
Friday, February 07, 2020
Financial Literacy – a Huge Step Forward for Students! Regina, SK – On Thursday, February 6, 2020, the Government of Saskatchewan announced that financial literacy will be available across all high schools in the province. Record debt levels and high numbers of personal and corporate bankruptcies are an indication that enhanced financial literacy education is vital to ensure the health and ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Media Releases, Education, Press Release
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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Friday, September 13, 2019
The Federal Government's Climate Action Incentive Fund is a rebate program that will provide a rebate of up to 25% for energy efficiency upgrades that reduce your energy costs and carbon emissions. Applications for this program end in late October 2019.   One of the easiest and most effective ways to achieve energy cost savings and reduce carbon emissions is through LED lighting upgrades. In ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community
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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Tuesday, August 20, 2019
“The Saskatchewan tech sector is strong, agile and growing and this is reflected in the group of ABEX finalists this year. It’s fantastic to see new and traditional companies adopting innovative, Saskatchewan-made technology,” said Steve McLellan, CEO of the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce.   Since 1984, the ABEX Awards have been celebrating the achievements of the Saskatchewan business ...read more
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Monday, August 12, 2019
Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce Announces Province-Wide Business Training Partnership The Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce a provincial partnership to provide essential management skills training to Chamber Members across Saskatchewan. This new training partnership with Southeast College will be made available through Chambers of Commerce province wide.   “One of the ...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
Categories: Economic, General News Article, Media Releases, Political, Press Release
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
Categories: Economic, Political, Chamber, Media Releases, Press Release
Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Federal Budget’s First Nations, Infrastructure Investment Will Benefit Saskatchewan The Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce is pleased with the inclusion of significant investment in First Nations funding in today’s federal budget, stating that it will serve the province well. “We applaud this commitment to funding for the country’s First Nations people,” said Steve McLellan, CEO of the ...read more
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Sask Chamber lauds SaskBuilds’ silver P3 award Saskatchewan Joint Use Schools Project 1 and 2 wins Award for Innovation and Excellence in P3s Following an announcement that the Saskatchewan Joint Use Schools Project 1 (SJUSP1) and 2 (SJUSP2) had won a silver award for Innovative Partnerships, part of the 2015 National Awards for Innovation and Excellence in Public-Private Partnerships (P3s), ...read more
Monday, October 26, 2015
Businesses shine gold at 2015 ABEX Awards Businesses from all across the province gathered in Saskatoon on October 24 to celebrate entrepreneurial success at the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce’s ABEX Awards, presented by Conexus Credit Union – and at the end of the evening, the Weyburn area shone the brightest, taking home three of the 11 ABEX awards, as well as a national Junior Achievement ...read more
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