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Wednesday, March 28, 2018
The Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce has been a strong advocate for Youth Financial Literacy as part of the K-12 curriculum for a number of years, and congratulates the Honourable Gord Wyant on the announcement that such a curriculum will be introduced in schools across Saskatchewan in the 2018/2019 school year.  “Making sure that Saskatchewan’s youth are equipped with the skills and knowledge ...read more
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Wednesday, March 07, 2018
The ABEX Awards, presented by Conexus Credit Union, are recognized across Saskatchewan as a mark of excellence by the business community. The ABEX Awards are the longest-running business recognition program of its kind and have been celebrating business excellence in Saskatchewan for 35 years.This year the ABEX Awards categories are: New Venture, Growth and Expansion, Community Involvement, ...read more
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Monday, January 29, 2018
The Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce looks forward to working with Premier Moe.  “The election of Scott Moe as Premier marks a change of some significance for the Saskatchewan people and the government. A new, fresh perspective will be useful as we tackle issues that are important to the continued growth of the province. We congratulate Premier Moe and look forward to sitting down with him as ...read more
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Thursday, January 25, 2018
Alison Squires, Murad Al-Katib and Steve McLellan Honoured with Senate Sesquicentennial Medals  On January 22nd, Alison Squires, Murad Al-Katib and Steve McLellan were awarded the Senate Sesquicentennial Medal in recognition for their valuable service to the nation.  This specially minted medal marks the Senate’s 150th anniversary, and honours individuals who have improved their community with ...read more
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Wednesday, January 17, 2018
The Saskatchewan Chamber supports the Government of Saskatchewan’s direction on Cannabis Sales  As the voice of business in the province, the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce is encouraged by the provincial government’s announcement to pursue a private sector retail and distribution model for cannabis once it becomes legalized on July 1, 2018. The Chamber believes that the appropriate role for ...read more
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Wednesday, January 03, 2018
For Immediate Release   January 3, 2018   Government of Saskatchewan tax changes applauded by the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce.   On December 28th, 2017, the Saskatchewan government announced that Saskatchewan small businesses will benefit from the highest income threshold in Canada. Furthermore, individual taxpayers will continue to benefit from the lower personal income tax rates which ...read more
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Monday, December 04, 2017
For Immediate Release  December 4, 2017    Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce supports the provincial government’s “Made in Saskatchewan” plan to reduce carbon emissions.  In November 2016, the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce surveyed its members on the issue of carbon pricing and the results clearly showed that the Chamber should continue to support the provincial government’s opposition to ...read more
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Monday, October 16, 2017
For Immediate Release    October 16, 2017   Today’s changes to federal tax reforms are only a starting point in rebuilding lost trust with Canada’s business community  The Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce was encouraged by the federal government’s announcement this morning that they will be rethinking some of their proposed tax changes.  “While the government’s decision to announce their ...read more
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Tuesday, September 26, 2017
ABEX 2017 presented by Conexus Credit Union  Community Leader of the Year Award - Chief Tammy Cook-Searson   In recognition of her tireless efforts in her community, Chief Tammy Cook-Searson will be the first recipient of the ABEX Community Leader of the Year award. This award is new for 2017 and is proudly sponsored by SaskEnergy. The award recognizes an individual who has made a positive ...read more
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Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Recipients of 2 Lifetime Achievement Awards and Roger Phillips Chamber Builder Award Announced for 2017 ABEX Awards  Lifetime Achievement Awarded to Bruce Johnstone  The Lifetime Achievement Award is presented to an individual who has achieved distinction in their field and whose expertise has helped to shape the Saskatchewan business landscape. The 34th ABEX Awards, presented by Conexus Credit ...read more
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Friday, September 08, 2017
AREVAResources Canada to be inducted into the ABEX Business Hall of FameAREVA Resources Canada will be inducted into the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce ABEX Business Hall of Fame at this year’s ABEX Awards, presented by Conexus Credit Union, on October 21, 2017 at TCU Place in Saskatoon. “AREVA Resources is one of Saskatchewan’s leading businesses, most notable is their excellent work in ...read more
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Friday, August 18, 2017
ABEX 2017 Finalists Announced   The finalists for the 2017 ABEX Awards are here! The ABEX Awards celebrate Saskatchewan business excellence, and we are pleased to announce the outstanding Saskatchewan businesses that will be recognized at this year’s ABEX Awards, presented by Conexus Credit Union, on October 21st at TCU Place in Saskatoon.   “Here at the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce, we ...read more
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Thursday, August 10, 2017
For Immediate Release  August 10, 2017   The Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce thanks Premier Brad Wall for his commitment to Saskatchewan.As the provincial voice of business, the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce thanks Premier Brad Wall for his dedication to Saskatchewan. The ten years he has led this province have brought Saskatchewan into a position of economic growth and stability.  “The ...read more
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Wednesday, June 01, 2016
Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce calls for detailed plan to get out of deficit With the release of the 2016-2017 provincial budget, the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce has reiterated its messages to the Premier and Minister of Finance – Saskatchewan needs a solid plan to get out of its deficit situation.   “We are facing a different situation than we anticipated. This new deficit escalation ...read more
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Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Hiring summer students a SMART choice, Sask Chamber says                   The results of a recent survey have prompted the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce to urge businesses to hire students this summer – and the Chamber believes it’s a mutually beneficial thing to do. The survey, which asked Saskatchewan businesses a variety of questions about hiring summer students, received a prompt and ...read more
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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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