News Article – Innovative Saskatchewan Employers Receive Federal Support To Create Hundreds of New Jobs And Opportunities
Saskatchewan companies and not-for-profit organizations are contributing to the growth of Western Canada’s economy, and the Government of Canada is supporting them as they develop new products and create opportunities.
Today, the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD), announced over $21 million in funding towards 17 projects to promote innovation, skills development, and growth in Saskatchewan.
“The need for export market expansion and diversification has never been more critical. In concert with annual support received from the provincial government, WD funding provides the support Saskatchewan and Western Canadian exporters need to take full advantage of major international trade shows where innovations are launched, trends are set, and deals are made.”
– Chris Dekker, President and CEO, Saskatchewan Trade Export Partnership