Steve McLellan

Sask. Chamber of Commerce welcomes new COVID-19 orders announced Thursday

Sep 17, 2021 | 7:40am

The Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce is pleased to see the new COVID-19 orders that were announced Thursday. Chamber CEO Steve McLellan says the business community is pleased to see something being done. “These are moderate actions, ones we think are very responsible,” McLellan said. “Businesses will adopt them without question, but the fact remains of […]

Saskatchewan businesses are coping well since COVID-19 restrictions were lifted

Jul 23, 2021 | 5:27am

Saskatchewan’s business community is getting up off the canvas after getting beat down by COVID-19 and are showing for the most part in the first couple of weeks since restrictions were lifted that they are back. Steve McLellan is the CEO of the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce and says the resilience of that business community […]

RCMP Heritage Centre to become Sask’s first national museum

May 9, 2021 | 10:29am

Regina is soon to be the home of Saskatchewan’s first national museum, as the federal government earmarked money for the city’s RCMP Heritage Centre. Board Chair Steve McLellan says the centre is extremely excited for the transition. “With national status, brings with it additional dollars, greater awareness, stronger federal supports, and allows us to tell […]

Sask. Chamber of Commerce releases low carbon economy report

Mar 16, 2021 | 11:39am

The Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce (SCC) has launched its report of what it will take to have a successful transition into a low carbon economy in the province. During Tuesday’s announcement, CEO Steve McLellan said the report is a collection of research, recommendations and written submissions from industry experts on the subject. McLellan suggested a […]

‘2020 was about resilience’: Sask. Chamber of Commerce reflects on the year that was

Dec 31, 2020 | 3:00pm

Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce CEO Steve McLellan believes “resilience” was the key word for 2020. McLellan said businesses faced the unknown challenges that were presented during the lockdown in the spring. He added that those same businesses and companies became resilient regarding operations during a pandemic. “Many businesses pivoted quickly and did great things, and […]

Sask. Chamber of Commerce lays out policy priorities ahead of provincial election

Sep 22, 2020 | 6:58am

The Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce has announced its wish list ahead of the provincial election next month. The chamber calls them their seven election policy pillars which are centered around the theme of enabling business recovery and resilience in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and from the economic slowdown. 1. Economic Recovery 2. Financial Literacy […]

Sask economy slowly bouncing back

Sep 14, 2020 | 5:02am

There are signs showing the economy is starting to bounce back in Saskatchewan even as the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic continues. The group representing Saskatchewan business has hopes the trends we are seeing continue. Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce CEO Steve McLellan says the signs are there. “We are starting to see sort of a […]

Sask. Chamber of Commerce pleased with province’s plan to reopen

Apr 23, 2020 | 5:07pm

Saskatchewan’s five-phased plan to reopen the province is being supported by the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce. Steve McLellan, CEO of the Sask. Chamber, said it’s a responsible strategy that will require patience in order for its execution to be successful. “We know that the science will determine that and we trust the science,” explained McLellan. […]

Saskatchewan businesses have absorbed an “economic gash”

Mar 18, 2020 | 4:15pm

A survey of businesses taken by the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce this week regarding COVID-19 are coming up with results that shouldn’t be considered surprising. These are some of the highlights: 85% of businesses that responded have felt a negative impact already, and 87% believe the challenges will continue for two months or longer. The […]

Sask. Chamber of Commerce supports provincial government’s growth plan

Nov 17, 2019 | 12:30pm

The Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce is one of many groups applauding the provincial government’s newly released growth plan. That plan, which is expected to be a centrepiece of the Saskatchewan Party platform when it comes to election time, calls for 100,000 new jobs to be created, increasing the population to 1.4 million and increasing exports […]