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#TransformSK is the largest pan-industry consultation in Saskatchewan history, mandated to developing the collective vision and action plan necessary to shape the next generation of provincial economic and social prosperity. This initiative will culminate in a final set of recommendations to be tabled with the Premier, and will focus on four priority areas:

  • Transforming government;
  • Transforming the economy;

  • Transforming infrastructure; and

  • Transforming education.

How can you participate?

#TransformSK will hold in-person consultative sessions in communities across the province (schedule to be announced) to gather input on the future of Saskatchewan. Sessions will be held in Saskatoon, Regina, Prince Albert, Swift Current, Yorkton, North Battleford, Estevan, Weyburn, Moose Jaw, La Ronge, and Humboldt.  For session dates, click here.

Can’t make a public consultation?  Send your written submission in letter format (PDF) to input@transformsk.ca. Your letter should specifically address the following questions (deadline for submission is December 31, 2016):

  • What are the top two or three challenges that Saskatchewan faces in building a prosperous future?

  • What are the top two or three unique opportunities for Saskatchewan that will allow us to build a prosperous future?

  • What are the top two or three unique opportunities for Saskatchewan that will allow us to build a prosperous future?

Submit your video by clicking here. Deadline is December 31, 2016

 

WCB Rebate 100% of Investment Funds

June 29, 2016

Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce applauds WCB surplus distribution

The Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board announced their decision on June 29, 2016 to rebate 100 per cent of the investment funds that are over their mandated surplus levels. This move was strongly advocated for by the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce and the Chamber applauds the WCB Board’s decision to act so quickly in releasing the full amount.

Over 40,000 Saskatchewan businesses that will be receiving payments in July 2016 and December 2016 as part of the massive WCB surplus redistribution are very happy with the WCB Board’s decision and remain firmly committed to enhancing their workplace safety.

“The vast majority of Saskatchewan businesses have expressed a sincere interest in maintaining and improving their workplace safety practices and these cheques are a reward for that hard work. Businesses that currently have a positive safety rating with the WCB will soon be receiving cheques. Across the province there will be a total of $281.5 million in rebates being deposited and that is a huge amount of money back in the pockets of businesses,” said Saskatchewan Chamber CEO Steve McLellan.

“While companies will receive a wide range of rebate amounts, from $200 to millions of dollars, we encourage all businesses to reinvest this money back into their current and future safety plans. Making sure staff are well trained and have all the necessary equipment to work safely needs to remain the top priority for businesses. These rebates can help fund those efforts,” said McLellan.

The Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce also advocated for the distribution of the WCB surplus in 2015, which resulted in a significant refund to many businesses throughout the province.

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The Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce, through the province’s Chamber Network, represents the interests of over 10,000 businesses. Advocating for expanded opportunities and regulatory simplification, the Chamber encourages strategic economic growth.

www.saskchamber.com

For further information, contact:

Steve McLellan, CEO

Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce

Cell: 306.533.7686

Email: smclellan@saskchamber.com

 

Saskatchewan Chamber named as finalist for 2016 Chamber of Year

Congratulations to our provincial counterparts, the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce on becoming a finalist for the 2016 Chamber of the Year with the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE).   The SCC is the only Canadian finalist being represented in this awards program, which will be held in Savannah, Georgia on August 10, 2016.

With 700 businesses and 70 Chambers of Commerce and Boards of Trade, the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce is a provincial business advocacy organization that represents the interests of Saskatchewan businesses throughout the province.  The Warman Chamber of Commerce is proud of the work that the Saskatchewan Chamber does to help make our province the best place to live, work and invest.

Saskatchewan Chamber press release can be found HERE.

 

 

 

 

 

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