Welcome new SCC members!

The SCC is the only provincially-minded chamber in Saskatchewan – owned by business for business.

By becoming a member, you help strengthen our voice as we work to make Saskatchewan the best place to live, work and invest.
2022 ABEX Awards presented by Conexus Credit Union - finalists and special award recipients announced!
Congratulations to all the category finalists and to special award recipients:

  • Valerie Sluth (2022 ABEX Business Leader of the Year, sponsored by the University of Regina)
  • Eric Dillon (2022 ABEX Community Leader of the Year)
  • McKercher LLP (2022 Saskatchewan Business Hall of Fame Inductee, presented by Conexus Credit Union)
  • Evan Ortynsky (2022 Roger Phillips Chamber Builder Award)

This year, the ABEX Awards saw a significantly higher number of applications for the category awards compared to 2021. As numerous notable businesses applied, the ABEX Awards judges selected five finalists for almost all categories!
2022 sponsorship opportunities
Get your brand and business in front of hundreds of businesses across Saskatchewan! We currently have a number of sponsorship opportunities available for our 2022 events.
The Chair's Invitational Dinner 2022 - Almost Sold Out!
Date: September 27 @ 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location: Conexus Arts Centre (Regina)

The Chair's Invitational Dinner is an annual members-only event that serves as a connector between deputy ministers, crown presidents, and the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce's Board of Directors and members.

This highly-anticipated event marks an opportunity for business leaders from across the province to gather to discuss the future growth of Saskatchewan.
Enhancing Chances of Bidders Success
Date: September 30 @ 8:15 AM - 1:15 PM
Location: The Atlas Hotel (Regina)

Join us to learn all the tips and tricks to help you win more work from organizations that utilize Best Value procurement (Presented by Harlan Kennedy, P.Eng, PMP).

Three panellists from organizations that utilize Best Value procurement will join us
to answer questions and share what they look for when evaluating bids and proposals.

  • Tammy Moyse, City of Regina
  • Glenn Deck, SaskBuilds
  • Rhea Brown, SaskPower
The 2022 ABEX Awards presented by Conexus Credit Union - Tickets On Sale!
Date: November 5
Location: Prairieland Park (Saskatoon)

Tickets are officially on sale for the 39th Annual ABEX Awards presented by Conexus Credit Union! 

Get your best tuxedo or evening gown ready – after two years of a virtual awards program, we are thrilled to be hosting the 2022 ABEX Awards in person this year (virtual attendance option available).
Is there a business or business leader that you know who was named a finalist or award recipient? Celebrate them and show your support by attending the awards gala!
ICYMI - Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce in favour of the Government of Saskatchewan’s four-point affordability plan 
“We continue to navigate the impacts of the pandemic such as labour market challenges, supply chain disruptions and inflation,” said Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce CEO Prabha Ramaswamy.

“Many of our members have voiced that they are still facing significant challenges in sustaining their business – specifically with escalating costs. Therefore, we welcome the provincial government’s announcement of a four-point affordability plan.”
InputSask 2021-22 Annual Report
Over the past year, the SCC has gathered input from members and the public on subjects like economic landscape, government policy and regulations, and concerns or opportunities facing business in Saskatchewan.

This information informs our advocacy efforts and policy processes.
Join InputSask!
Provide your input on subjects like economic landscape, government policy and regulations—and many other concerns or opportunities facing business in Saskatchewan. 
Data gathered through InputSask is contextualized and shared with government and back to participating Insight Community users. It informs our advocacy efforts and policy process.
Rent the SCC boardroom!
Looking for a meeting space? The SCC offers boardroom rentals at our office in Regina (#200-2221 Cornwall Street).

The room comfortably seats up to 24 and can be arranged in any style – boardroom, classroom, small groups, etc.

  • $300 for a full day
  • $150 for a ½ day
  • $50 per hour

Boardroom rental includes:
  • Wifi internet access
  • Loft Interactive Display System
  • Phone conferencing
  • Coffee, tea & water service
  • Catering options available
Hire to Help
With the Government of Canada fast-tracking temporary residency for Ukrainian refugees, chambers across Saskatchewan have committed to welcoming individuals and families who are fleeing the conflict in Ukraine. 
Hire to Help offers several ways that Saskatchewan’s business community can welcome and help settle newcomers to the province, including a list of programs, where and how to post jobs, ways to donate and more.
SCC x SupplierLink Saskatchewan
SupplierLink Saskatchewan is the construction industry’s single unified prequalification platform built to showcase vendor experience, capabilities and qualifications, featuring a filtered, searchable supplier directory.
Chamber members will receive a special discounted rate to have their business listed on SupplierLink Saskatchewan.
COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Self Test Kits
To help support the Saskatchewan business community, we are distributing two-week supplies of COVID-19 rapid antigen self-test kits for personal use and for businesses with under 10 employees.
Days: Tuesdays + Thursdays
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: 200-2221 Cornwall St., Regina
Rare earths firm bringing $20 million facility to Saskatoon (Saskatoon StarPhoenix)
"Industry and government players hope for a lot more firsts as a North American rare earths processing industry begins to take shape in Saskatoon.

Australia’s Vital Metals Inc. is in the process of building a $20 million facility in the city’s North Industrial area. Once finished, it’s intended to complete a rare earth mineral supply chain stretching from a mine in the Northwest Territories to Europe, and ultimately to assembly lines putting out electric vehicles."
Record number of enrollments for U of S (CTV Saskatoon)
“I believe these numbers reflect students’ desire to join us in person, on campus,” interim vice-provost teaching, learning, and student experience Jay Wilson said. “Some students delayed their start dates, but now that travel restrictions have been lifted and on-campus teaching has resumed, students are ready to come back and that’s exciting.”
FHQ sale of Sask. tech company generates big returns (Regina Leader-Post)
"An initial investment of $80,000 has turned into a whopping $1-million return after Indigenous investment firm File Hills Qu’Appelle (FHQ) Developments sold its IT services business.

FHQ announced on Wednesday that the sale of its remaining PLATO Sask Testing shares to New Brunswick-based PQA Testing has brought in a 1,150-per-cent return on investment, generating thousands in new funds that will be invested into other ventures and 11 First Nations communities."
Sask. government looking for feedback on Indigenous duty to consult framework (Regina Leader-Post)
"The Saskatchewan government announced on Thursday it is soliciting feedback for its First Nation and Métis Consultation Policy Framework from Indigenous leaders, organizations and the general public.

... The government is accepting feedback through attending an engagement session in-person or virtually, through an anonymous online survey and written submissions but only until Oct. 21, according to the province."
More First Nations sign Buffalo Treaty (Eagle Feather News)
"Seven First Nations from across Canada and the United States gathered to witness the signing of the historic Buffalo Treaty.

The Buffalo Treaty is an agreement of cooperation, renewal, and restoration, and aims to preserve the prairie ecosystem and Indigenous culture.

On July 15 at Wanuskewin Heritage Park, the First Nations signed with the goal of creating a national agenda to return the bison to the land and allow them to roam freely between the United States and Canada."
FSIN 3rd vice chief becomes 1st lawyer from her First Nation (CBC News Saskatchewan)
"An Indigenous woman from Saskatchewan has become the first lawyer from her home community.

Aly Bear, The Federation of Indigenous Sovereign Nations' (FSIN) third vice chief, is now the first ever lawyer to hail from Whitecap Dakota First Nation.

She signed the roll of law at the Law Society of Saskatchewan office in Regina earlier this week. She chose to wear her FSIN chief headdress and a red suit, and paint a red handprint over her mouth. She said this was her way of honouring her people while also inspiring others."
$10M allocated to abandoned wells on Sask. First Nations (Regina Leader-Post)
"An additional $10 million is being allocated to abandon and reclaim oil and gas sites on First Nations lands in Saskatchewan.

That’s according to a news release sent out by the provincial government on Wednesday, which indicated the money is being made available under the “First Nations Stewardship Fund within the Accelerated Site Closure Program (ASCP)."