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Tuesday, December 18, 2018
The Canadian Chamber of Commerce’s recent report, A Competitive Transition and the follow-up media coverage surrounding it indicated the business community across Canada was in support of a carbon tax.   The members of the Chamber of Commerce Network in Saskatchewan are not supportive of the federally proposed carbon tax and have made their position on the matter clear for years.   “The ...read more
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Thursday, November 22, 2018
Announcements in federal government’s 2018 fall fiscal update applauded by the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce.  The Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce is encouraged by numerous announcements contained in Minister Morneau’s fall fiscal update that was delivered yesterday. A renewed effort to eliminate interprovincial barriers to trade, various actions to reduce regulatory burdens, and businesses ...read more
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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 ...read more
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Wednesday, October 03, 2018
The Roger Philips Chamber Builder award is named in honor of Mr. Roger Phillips, who originated the ABEX Awards 35 years ago. The award is presented to an individual with a long-standing history of committing time, thought leadership and guidance to the Chamber network in Saskatchewan.   This year’s recipient of the 2018 Roger Phillips Chamber Builder Award is Linda Machniak of North Battleford. ...read 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 ...read more
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Tuesday, September 25, 2018
The Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that the 2018 ABEX Business Leader of the Year is Saskatchewan businessman Grant J. Kook. Mr. Kook will be presented the award at the 2018 ABEX Awards on October 20th at TCU Place in Saskatoon. Grant Kook is the founder, President and CEO of Westcap Mgt. Ltd., a leading Saskatchewan venture capital and private equity fund manager. By ...read more
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Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Meridian Surveys is the 32nd company that will be inducted into the Saskatchewan Business Hall of Fame at the 2018 ABEX Awards on October 20th at TCU Place in Saskatoon. “I am extremely happy to see Meridian Surveys as this years Saskatchewan Business Hall of Fame inductee. Meridian Surveys is made up of an incredible team of people who are committed to quality and excellence in our province. Our ...read more
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Wednesday, August 22, 2018
This year marks the 35th annual Achievement in Business Excellence (ABEX) Awards­­­, celebrating Saskatchewan business excellence.   The finalists for the 2018 ABEX Awards, presented by Conexus Credit Union, have been announced and will be recognized at this year’s ABEX Awards on October 20th at TCU Place in Saskatoon.   “It’s an honour for the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce to continue to ...read 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 ...read more
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Thursday, July 05, 2018
The Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce has been named a finalist for the 2018 Chamber of the Year award for the third consecutive year.     The Chamber of the Year award is presented by the Virginia-based Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) and is North America’s only award recognizing the leadership role chambers have in their communities. Chambers of Commerce that have received ...read 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 ...read 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 ...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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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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