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Economy

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The Ministry of the Economy advances economic growth to generate wealth and opportunity in Saskatchewan. The ministry’s responsibilities include labour market development and immigration, energy and resources management, and economic development for the province including First Nations, Métis and Northerners.

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1. Information you might be looking for

Start a business in Saskatchewan
Find the information and resources you need to start and grow your own business.

Immigrate to Saskatchewan
Learn about the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) and settlement services to help newcomers and immigrants feel at home in Saskatchewan.

Employment and Skills Training
Find programs to assist unemployed or under-employed individuals and older workers get the skills they need to work in Saskatchewan.

Find a job in Saskatchewan
Visit SaskJobs.ca to find job openings or post your resume online. Employers can post their jobs at no cost.

Land Sales
Find information about Crown sales of petroleum and natural gas, oil sands and oil shale rights.
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2. Plans and Annual Reports

Plan for 2015-16

The plan for 2015-16 reflects the Government's goals of sustaining growth and opportunities for Saskatchewan people, improving our quality of life, making life more affordable and delivering responsive and responsible government.

For previous Ministry plans, please visit Prior Year Plans, Reports and Guiding Documents.

Annual Reports

The Ministry of Economy's 2014-15 Annual Report presents the ministry’s activities and results for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2015. It reports to the public and elected officials on public commitments made and other key accomplishments of the Ministry.

Previous fiscal year annual reports can be found by visiting Prior Year Plans, Reports and Guiding Documents.

Saskatchewan Immigration Data and Trends

Find information about trends and demographic data on immigration to Saskatchewan.

Saskatchewan's Immigration Strategy

Saskatchewan’s immigration strategy, Strengthening our Communities and Economy, draws on our multicultural heritage to strengthen our communities, create greater prosperity and foster new jobs in Saskatchewan. Read the strategy brochure to learn more.

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3. Programs and services

Immigration

Learn about the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) and settlement services to help newcomers and immigrants feel at home in Saskatchewan.

Work in Saskatchewan

Find programs and services to assist people in finding a job or obtaining the skills they need to join the workforce.

Business
  • Community Profiles
    The Saskbiz.ca website provides comprehensive economic and quality of life information for communities and regions in Saskatchewan.
Oil and Gas Industry

Find programs and services for the oil and natural gas industry. 

Mining Industry

Look here for programs and services for the mining industry.

Forestry

Look here for information about Saskatchewan’s forestry sector.

First Nations, Metis, and Northern Economic Development

Find information on programs that support Saskatchewan First Nations and Métis business owners and entrepreneurs.

Other Ministry Programs
  • Ethanol Fuel Grant Program
    Learn more about this program to encourage the production and use of Ethanol in motor vehicles in Saskatchewan.
  • Renewable Diesel Program
    Learn more about this incentive to support the production of renewal diesel in Saskatchewan.
  • Investing in Saskatchewan Program
    Invest in shares of Saskatchewan companies to be eligible for tax credits and RRSP deductions.
  • Surface Rights Board of Arbitration
    This arbitration board is used as a last resort when a landowner or occupant and an oil/gas or potash operator are unable to reach an agreement.
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4. Ministers and managers

Hon. Bill Boyd
Hon. Bill Boyd, Minister

Minister's Office

Phone (306) 787-0804
Fax (306) 798-2009
Email minister.econ@gov.sk.ca
Mailing Address Room 340, Legislative Building, 2405 Legislative Drive, Regina, SK, Canada, S4S 0B3
Hon. Jeremy Harrison
Hon. Jeremy Harrison, Minister, Responsible for Immigration, Trade, Innovation and Tourism Saskatchewan

Associate Minister's Office

Phone (306) 787-8986
Mailing Address Room 346, Legislative Building, 2405 Legislative Drive, Regina, SK, Canada, S4S 0B3
Laurie Pushor
Laurie Pushor, Deputy Minister

Deputy Minister's Office

Phone (306) 787-9580
Fax (306) 787-2159
Physical Address 11th Floor, 2103 11th Avenue, Regina, SK, S4P 3Z8
Mailing Address 1000, 2103 - 11th Avenue, Regina, SK, Canada, S4P 3Z8
Kirk Westgard, Assistant Deputy Minister and Senior Strategic Lead-Mineral Development

Economic Development

Phone (306) 787-0370
Fax (306) 787-7559
Physical Address 4th Floor, 2103 - 11th Avenue, Regina,
Mailing Address 4th Floor, 2103 - 11th Avenue, Regina, SK, Canada, S4P 3Z8
Alastair MacFadden, Assistant Deputy Minister

Labour Market Development

Phone (306) 787-6846
Fax (306) 787-7182
Physical Address 12th Floor, 1945 Hamilton Street, Regina, SK, Canada, S4P 2C8
Mailing Address 1000, 2103 - 11th Avenue, Regina, SK, Canada, S4P 3Z8
Hal Sanders, Assistant Deputy Minister

Minerals, Lands and Resource Policy Division

Phone (306) 787-3524
Fax (306) 787-2198
Physical Address 2nd Floor, 2103 - 11th Avenue, Regina,
Mailing Address 1000, 2103 - 11th Avenue, Regina, SK, Canada, S4P 3Z8
Denise Haas, Chief Financial Officer

Revenue and Corporate Services

Phone (306) 787-2756
Fax (306) 798-0599
Physical Address 3rd Floor, 2103 - 11th Avenue,
Mailing Address 1000, 2103 - 11th Avenue, Regina, SK, Canada, S4P 3Z8
Joanne Johnson, Executive Director

Marketing and Communications

Phone (306) 787-7967
Fax (306) 787-8447
Email joanne.johnson@gov.sk.ca
Physical Address 5th Floor, 2103 - 11th Avenue, Regina,
Mailing Address 1000, 2103 - 11th Avenue, Regina, SK, Canada, S4P 3Z8
Darcy Smycniuk, Executive Director

Apprenticeship and Workforce Skills

Phone (306) 787-5984
Fax (306) 787-7182
Physical Address 12th Floor, 1945 Hamilton Street, Regina, SK, Canada, S4P 2C8
Mailing Address 1000, 2103 - 11th Avenue, Regina, SK, Canada, S4P 3Z8
Christa Ross, Executive Director

Immigration Services

Phone (306) 787-3099
Fax (306) 798-0713
Physical Address 7th Floor, 1945 Hamilton Street, Regina, SK, Canada, S4P 2C8
Mailing Address 1000, 2103 - 11th Avenue, Regina, SK, Canada, S4P 3Z8
Jan Kot, Executive Director

Labour Market Services

Phone (306) 787-8458
Fax (306) 798-5022
Email Jan.Kot@gov.sk.ca
Physical Address 8th Floor, 1945 Hamilton Street, Regina, SK, Canada, S4P 2C8
Mailing Address 1000, 2103 - 11th Avenue, Regina, SK, Canada, S4P 3Z8
Floyd Wist, Executive Director

Energy Policy

Phone (306) 787-2477
Fax (306) 787-2198
Physical Address 2nd Floor, 2103 - 11th Avenue, Regina,
Mailing Address 1000, 2103 - 11th Avenue, Regina, SK, Canada, S4P 3Z8
Shane Vermette, Executive Director

Forestry Development - Prince Albert

Phone (306) 953-3797
Fax (306) 953-3733
Email shane.vermette@gov.sk.ca
Physical Address Ste 137, 1061 Central Avenue, Prince Albert,
Mailing Address Box 3003, Prince Albert, SK, Canada, S6V 6G1
Paul Mahnic, Executive Director

Lands and Mineral Tenure

Phone (306) 787-5385
Fax (306) 798-0047
Physical Address 9th Floor, 1945 Hamilton Street, Regina, SK, Canada, S4P 3C8
Mailing Address 1000, 2103 - 11th Avenue, Regina, SK, Canada, S4P 3Z8
Gary Delaney, Chief Geologist

Saskatchewan Geological Survey

Phone (306) 787-1160
Fax (306) 787-1284
Physical Address 11th Floor, 1945 Hamilton Street, Regina, SK, Canada, S4P 2C8
Mailing Address 1000, 2103 - 11th Avenue, Regina, SK, Canada, S4P 3Z8
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5. Forms and publications

The following are the ministry’s most popular categories of publications:
Summary of Investigations (1960 to 2012)

Results of geoscience projects carried out by the ministry and other geoscience investigators who were active in Saskatchewan.

Major Projects Inventory

The Major Projects Inventory tracks publicly announced major investment projects in key sectors from the design and construction phase of the project through the operation and maintenance phases.

Geological Reports and Maps

A collection of downloadable reports and maps on the geology of Saskatchewan.

Environmental Guidelines – Oil and Gas

Includes digital copies of the Environmental Guidelines, Standards, Policies, Database and Maps related to the upstream oil and gas industry.

You can find all publications for this ministry in the Publications Centre.

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6. Legislation

The following acts and regulations are administered by the Ministry of Economy and are available in pdf format.  The url links below are provided with the consent of the Queen’s Printer for Saskatchewan pursuant to Government of Saskatchewan copyright policies.  Printed copies of the legislation are also available  through the Queen’s Printer website.

To order or subscribe, please visit www.qp.gov.sk.ca.  If you don’t have Adobe Reader on your system, you can download it for free.

Oil and Gas Legislation


View complete list of Ministry of Economy documents 

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7. News releases

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