Chambers of Commerce and businesses across Saskatchewan were encouraged by the announcement of a joint federal-provincial-territorial program to provide much-needed commercial rent relief. Since the Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance (CECRA) announcement, Chambers have collectively heard from their members that the program will not provide the support needed without significant improvement. Read the letterhere.
Saskatchewan Polytechnic has received funding for a Technology Access Centre (TAC)! The SCC has been a proud supporter for this centre and the innovative programming it will offer in our province! Read the article here, or read our letter of support here.
The Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce provided SaskBuilds with a list of considerations and recommendations around crown and agency procurement based on feedback solicited from SCC members familiar with the government procurement process. Read morehere.
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused many real estate deals (sales and leases) to be terminated or postponed. However, the final impact will be difficult to measure until more deals occur.Read moreabout the market in Saskatchewan.
The Caring Place received a grant from the South Saskatchewan Community Foundation which enables them to offer free counselling sessions for a limited time plus provide zoom or in person small group workshops. Watch this video to find out more about this support program here.
In 2020, the ABEX Awards will be shifting from its traditional celebration of Saskatchewan business success to recognizing businesses and individuals who have become Saskatchewan’s everyday heroes. Nominate a business or individual for a 2020 ABEX Awardhere.
Join Shannon Lee Simmons as she shares her tips for pandemic-proofing finances on Thursday, June 18 from 7-8 pm. Registrants will also have the opportunity to ask questions and receive up-to-date information from a certified financial expert. Register here.
The Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority is celebrating its 25th anniversary. SIGA creates employment forFirst Nation people and generates revenues for First Nations and is an active partner on various economic development projects. Read more about SIGAs historyhere.
The Saskatchewan Business Teachers' Association is highlighting the exciting stories of financial literacy and entrepreneurship from around Saskatchewan in its 2020 magazine "Let's Talk Business". Read the magazinehere.
This webinar, presented by MLT Aikins, will discuss the opportunities that this current competitive advantage brings to help communities advance projects, transactions and businesses. Thursday June 18, 2:00pm - 3:00pm. Register here.
In February 2020, Praxis Consulting Ltd conducted an Indigenous Engagement Charter Culture and Attitudes survey. The survey was targeted at the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce membership along with the local and regional chambers of commerce across the province. The survey asked questions regarding Indigenous engagement, organizational culture, recruitment, procurement, and training. ISM Canada then provided a statistical analysis of the findings and created an Indigenous Engagement Map Book . This series of 5 maps will be used to help focus Indigenous engagement efforts and objectives. Read the survey results here.
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