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Tuesday, October 23, 2018
The Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce is disappointed that the federal government is moving forward with the imposition of a carbon tax on the province. “Businesses do not in any way benefit from new taxes and it is often difficult to pass new costs on to their customers,” said CEO Steve McLellan.   The position of the Saskatchewan Chamber has been clear and consistent in that the solution to more
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Monday, October 01, 2018
After months of often rancorous negotiations, an updated North American free trade agreement is one step closer to reality.     The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA, was agreed upon in principle by representatives from all three countries on September 30, 2018. This tentative deal will go a long way in providing the much-need certainty that businesses require in order to properly more
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Monday, July 09, 2018
Chamber meeting with Group of North Dakota Chambers to Promote Trade amidst Tariffs Regina, July 9, 2018 – Today, Steve McLellan, CEO of the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce is meeting with partners in the North Dakota chamber network as we continue to advocate the value of open trade borders despite the recent steel and aluminum tariffs imposed by the US government and subsequent retaliatory more
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Friday, June 08, 2018
  For Immediate Release   June 8, 2018    The Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce Supports Federal Investment in Rural Internet.   The Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce applauds the federal government’s announcement earlier today regarding their investment of $12 million to bring faster internet to 30 communities in rural Saskatchewan.   “Faster internet, in rural and remote areas of the more
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Tuesday, May 29, 2018
For Immediate Release   May 29, 2018    The Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce Supports Federal Action on the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline.   The Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce has been actively advocating for the completion of the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline. On May 23, five representatives from Saskatchewan, including Steve McLellan, CEO of the Saskatchewan Chamber, and more
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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 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 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 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 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 more
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