The SCC's new Chair, Thomas Benjoe was sworn in at the SCC's Annual General Meeting on May 4. Thomas is the CEO of FHQ Developments and has served on the SCC's Board of Directors since 2018.

Also sworn in were the SCC's two new Directors, Neha Jain of TAXI Agency and Jason Moser of PFM Capital. The SCC would like to congratulate Thomas, Neha, and Jason and thank them in advance for the great work they will do to serve our Saskatchewan business community.

Since the era of the 2008/09 Uranium Development Partnership, the SCC has taken an active role to provide solid, fact based information to our members and to the people of our province regarding the potential for nuclear power production. Read more.
The Canadian Chamber of Commerce's Policy team has pulled together the budget's wins for business into one document for your consideration. Learn more.
The Employment Standards Division of the Ministry of Labour Relations and Workplace Safety is hosting a series of free webinars for Saskatchewan employers, employees and organizations to raise awareness about employment standards topics many employers and employees would like to know more about. Learn more.
The Ministry of Immigration and Career Training is seeking Saskatchewan employers in the engineering sector to participate in a workplace integration pilot.

They are seeking SK employers to provide a three-month paid work placement in an EIT equivalent position. This placement may be eligible for a 50% hourly wage subsidy. Learn more.
Thursday, May 20 | 4 - 5 PM
Free virtual event
Join us for our second Energy on Tap event where we will be joined by Dr. Margot Hurlbert, Canada Research Chair in Climate Change, Energy and Sustainability Policy at the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy. The session will be a casual conversation hosted by Dean Clark, Chairman & CEO of Greenwave Innovations. Register now.
The Government of Saskatchewan has opened a consultation on the supervisory employee provisions found in Part VI of The Saskatchewan Employment Act. If you are interested in providing comments to the SCC on this issue for inclusion in the Chamber’s response to the Government of Saskatchewan, please send them to by May 25th. Learn more.
How can Saskatchewan businesses remain competitive, build climate competence, and benefit from shifting global preferences? Join the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy May 18 to hear from the experts and companies about how they are responding to climate risks and opportunities. Learn more.
Join Saskatchewan Trade & Export Partnership (STEP) and National Bank of Canada on May 19 to learn about international payment risk management solutions and financing strategies for international sales and exports. Learn more.
The chamber accreditation program, operated by the Chamber Accreditation Council of Canada (CACC) evaluates chambers of commerce against national standards to promote excellence in chamber management.

The CACC is seeking the partnership of a national brand leader who shares their vision of and dedication to the pursuit of excellence. Learn more.
The Government of Canada and entities representing hundreds of thousands of businesses and workers from across the Great Lakes region in the United States and Canada demonstrated support for Enbridge's case in federal court over the Line 5 easement in the Straits of Mackinac. Learn more.
The Regina Exhibition Association Limited (REAL) and Greenwave Innovations are excited to announce the launch of REAL Responsibility, a long-term sustainability initiative that will permanently reduce REAL’s operational costs and carbon emissions across the Evraz Place campus. Read more.
Viterra is pleased to announce its intent to build a world class canola crushing facility in Regina. The company is in the feasibility stage to finalize the plant’s capabilities and design, with an initial targeted annual crush capacity of 2.5 million metric tonnes, which would make it the world’s largest integrated canola crush facility. Learn more.
It is anticipated that the Regina Airport Authority will receive approximately $2.6 million in grant funding as part of the announced Airport Relief Fund. Learn more.
SREDA has presented the first annual Wanda Hunchak Leadership Award to Shawn Moen, CEO and Co-Founder of 9 Mile Legacy Brewing. This award celebrates emerging leaders who are passionate voices for the Saskatoon Region business community and demonstrate strong volunteerism. Learn more.
Millions of dollars are about to be spent on renovating the Saskatchewan Science Centre, bringing what its CEO calls a “refreshing look to the facility.” Sandy Baumgartner said between the provincial and federal governments, the centre will receive more than $2 million in funding. Learn more.
Three Saskatchewan Indigenous-owned companies have signed an agreement to pursue small modular reactor (SMR) investments.

Kitsaki Management, Athabasca Basin Development and Des Nedhe Group say they are in a position to support this emerging technology from construction to operation and maintenance. Learn more.
Construction has begun on a gas bar and convenience store on Sturgeon Lake First Nation land in Prince Albert. Sturgeon Lake Developments CEO April Roberts-Poitras said part of the advantage of having the project located on reserve land is it will create about 12 tax-exempt jobs for First Nations people. Learn more.
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