"By being even more laser-focused on the safe practices you follow in your businesses each day and with each customer, we will do our part as business to help reduce transmissions. Even though we may think the finish line is in view, it is not the time to let up."

-Steve McLellan, CEO

Read the full letter here.
The SCC is continually advocating on behalf of Saskatchewan businesses to government officials on the important issues facing our business community. Here are a few of our most recent advocacy letters:

The SCC's 2020-22 Strategic Plan was recently approved by the Board of Directors. This plan charts the path for the future of the SCC and serves as the guiding principles to ensure we can continue to effectively serve as the voice of the Saskatchewan business community.

Click here to view the SCC's 2020-22 Strategic Plan.
Business Support Program Updates
The Re-Open Saskatchewan Training Subsidy (RSTS) application deadline has been extended to March 31, 2021.

The Strong Recovery Adaptation rebate (SRAR) application deadline is March 31, 2021.

The Government of Canada has increased the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) maximum subsidy rate to 75% for the period of December 20, 2020 to March 13, 2021.
The National Pollutant Release Inventory (NPRI) recently made 2018 data available. Thousands of facilities located across the country report to the NPRI each year. This data can be used by individuals to track pollutants in their own neighbourhoods, by researchers to monitor changes to air and water quality, and by governments to help inform environmental policies.

If your business reports to the NPRI, we encourage you to check the website and ensure that your data is correct. Click here to explore NPRI data.
The Chamber is continually updating our COVID-19 resources page as current support programs are updated and new resources become available.

Click here for our list of resources to assist your business during the pandemic.

Please join the Honourable Perrin Beatty, PC, OC, President and CEO of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce along with, Monique Leroux, Vice-Chairman of Fiera Holdings Inc. and Chair of the Industry Strategy Council, Murad Al-Katib, President and CEO of AGT Foods, and Ben Cowan-Dewar, Co-founder and CEO of Cabot Links to discuss the Industry Strategy Council and Canada’s economic competitiveness. Learn more and register here.
Wednesday, February 17
The Canadian Chamber of Commerce's Canada 360° Summit works to mobilize the Canadian business community to apply its ingenuity to find the bold policy solutions needed for Canada to compete in a changing economic landscape.

This event will feature panel discussions, one-on-one conversations and keynote addresses that will harness the creativity of Canadian businesses to incite the innovative public policies needed to foster a business-led recovery. Learn more and register here.
Miller Thomson is pleased to partner with Carson International on an informative webinar addressing the prospects of international trade issues under a new US administration in 2021. Learn more and register here.
Our Indigenous Awareness Training webinars, led by SCC Director of Indigenous Engagement Nick Crighton, are designed to inform members of the business community about the culture and history of Indigenous peoples in Saskatchewan. Current courses range from Level 1 to Level 3 with advanced courses offering an in-depth look at HR practices and cultural traditions. Register you and your team today for our February sessions:

Level 1:
Level 2 - February 23
Level 3 - February 25

Presented by our Exclusive Training Sponsor, Nutrien.
The SaskWorks Venture fund officially sold out on January 11, setting a new fundraising record as the earliest LSIF sell out in Saskatchewan history. The SaskWorks Venture Fund will reopen for subscription on April 1st, 2021. Learn more.
The Chamber is wishing a happy 30th birthday to a pioneer of Saskatchewan's craft beer industry, Bushwakker Brewpub. To celebrate, Bushwakker is releasing a limited edition commemorative Barleywine available January 23. Learn more.
Following a year of upheaval, the SCC continues its important work on the Indigenous Engagement Charter and applauds Saskatchewan business for their increased focus on Indigenous engagement despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more.
The Mackenzie Art Gallery in Regina has announced John G. Hampton as its executive director and CEO, the first Indigenous person to fill that role in a public art gallery in Canada. Read more.
How can we help your business?
Email us, call us or drop by and let us know about the challenges your business faces.