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Friday, November 19, 2021
Chambers of Commerce Launch Million Dollar 'Shop Local' Activities Across Saskatchewan Sixteen chambers of commerce in Saskatchewan launched “Shop Local” campaigns and continue to engage in activities aimed at encouraging support for local businesses within their communities. The Government of Canada funded the $1,155,000 Canada Shop Local project, which is administered by the Saskatchewan ...read more
Categories: Media Releases, Press Release
Thursday, November 18, 2021
USask Language Centre partnership with Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce caters to immigrant and newcomer business owners’ and employees’ career development Regina, SK – A new partnership between the University of Saskatchewan (USask) Language Centre and the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce (SCC) will support SCC members and their employees by delivering English courses geared toward professional ...read more
Tuesday, November 16, 2021
Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce is Transitioning with Retirement of Longtime CEO   The Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce has served the provincial business community for over a century and is about to begin another chapter with the retirement of CEO Steve McLellan in late January 2022. “Steve has served in the role of CEO since 2007 and he has decided that it’s time for him to retire, allowing ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Media Releases
Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce Network Sees Huge Positive Response to Rapid Tests This week, 18 chambers of commerce in Saskatchewan and several businesses began distributing rapid tests for individuals across the province. “The response has been amazing. In Swift Current, they ran out of kits within 45 minutes and people are thrilled to finally have access to these important tools to aid in ...read more
Categories: Media Releases, Press Release
Friday, October 22, 2021
Celebrating the Best of Saskatchewan Business at the 2021 ABEX AwardsThe ABEX Awards Presented by Conexus Credit Union are Saskatchewan’s largest and longest-running business awards program, celebrating business excellence since 1984. This year’s awards were live streamed virtually on October 22, 2021While this year marked the second year of a virtual ABEX Awards, the selection process followed ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Media Releases
Wednesday, June 30, 2021
Regina, SK - As more and more Canadians are getting vaccinated and we finish the fight against COVID-19 and begin to safely reopen, the Government of Canada is committed to supporting small businesses from coast to coast to coast.   The Honourable Jim Carr, Minister and Special Representative for the Prairies and Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South Centre, and Terry Duguid, Parliamentary ...read more
Categories: Media Releases, Press Release
Tuesday, June 15, 2021
Regina, SK – The Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce has released the results of its recent survey on the province’s July 11 target date to remove all remaining COVID-19 restrictions. Members of the Saskatchewan business community shared their input on topics such as the timeliness of restrictions being lifted, how their business will respond, whether or not their business will recover to ...read more
Categories: Media Releases, Press Release
Tuesday, April 20, 2021
Regina, SK – The 2021 federal budget announced yesterday contains several items important to the business community across Saskatchewan. As expected, there are also items that may challenge the long-term success of businesses and as the full details are rolled out over the next weeks, greater clarity will be available.   “Overall, the proposed spending continues to fight the impacts of the ...read more
Tuesday, April 06, 2021
Saskatchewan Chamber Responds Positively to Provincial BudgetRegina, SK – The Government of Saskatchewan’s 2021-22 budget, which was released today, contains several important new items for Saskatchewan businesses. The overall theme of this year’s budget is a continued focus on battling the pandemic while supporting Saskatchewan people and businesses. The pandemic has triggered soaring healthcare ...read more
Categories: Economic, Media Releases, Political
Thursday, March 25, 2021
Regina, SK – The Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce is disappointed with the Supreme Court of Canada’s ruling today, which found the federal government’s carbon tax constitutional.   “To be clear, the debate is not, and should not, be whether we need to transition to a lower carbon economy, but how to manage the process,” stated Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce CEO Steve McLellan. “There is a ...read more
Categories: Media Releases, Press Release
Tuesday, March 16, 2021
Regina, SK – Today, the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce (SCC) released Building the Low Carbon Economy: Exploring Opportunities and Challenges for Saskatchewan, a collection of research, recommendations, and written submissions from industry experts on what it will take for Saskatchewan to successfully transition to the low carbon economy. “The Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce applauds the ...read more
Thursday, February 18, 2021
Regina, SK – The Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce (SCC) is pleased to announce a partnership with Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s School of Continuing Education to deliver virtual programming throughout the province. Programming will focus on meeting the needs of the local business community by providing training solutions tailored towards business and skills that are in high demand or trending. The ...read more
Categories: Education, Chamber, Media Releases
Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Regina, SK – Following a year of upheaval, the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce (SCC) continues its important work on the Indigenous Engagement Charter and applauds Saskatchewan business for their increased focus on Indigenous engagement despite the COVID-19 pandemic.   “Saskatchewan businesses are recognizing that Indigenous engagement is important not only for the growth of their ...read more
Tuesday, December 22, 2020
Regina, SK – In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce has developed the Training & Employment Network (TEN) to provide support to communities and companies to integrate Indigenous, immigrant, youth and women workers into the local workforce. The TEN is funded through Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD) and administered by the Saskatchewan Chamber of ...read more
Categories: Education, Chamber, Press Release, Media Releases
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Regina, SK – The Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce (SCC) has released the results of their recent survey of the business community on COVID-19 restrictions and their effects on the local economy. The survey was completed on December 7-9, 2020 by 431 individuals from all parts of the province and from all sectors. “The Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce applauds the measured but responsible actions ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Media Releases, Press Release
Monday, November 09, 2020
Saskatoon, SK – As part of Financial Literacy Month this November, the Saskatoon Industry Education Council (SIEC), in partnership with the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce and the Saskatchewan Business Teachers Association, is pleased to announce the launch of SaskMoney.ca. The website is a one-stop shop for educators working to increase students’ financial literacy skills. This SIEC program is ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Human Interest, 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

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