On Oct.23/2012 Premier Brad Wall, will address the City of Prince Albert at our sold out luncheon. The Premiers address will offer a update on the continuing Saskatchewan Advantage.
On November 6/2012, the Prince Albert & District Chamber of Commerce will host its annual “Chairman’s Night”, this great event will see out new Board Chair and Board Members complete their oaths as they are formally sworn into their roles. This evening will feature a great emcee – Richard Ahenakew, as well as key note speaker Dr. Doyle Anderson- President of First Nations University of Canada. We will also look to issue a new life time membership to a local businessperson who has made a very positive contribution to our business community over the past several decades.
Prince Albert has made another positive mention in a recent report, Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) has released a report titled “Communities in Boom” The report summarizes the 14 indicators that were used to evaluate Prince Albert on its potential to sustain and attract entrepreneurs or new business start ups. Prince Albert placed 7th overall and is contending with larger cities such as Edmonton, Calgary and Saskatoon. The report details some of the favorable aspects that Prince Albert has to offer; 6% growth of new business over last year, of 100 cities polled Prince Albert ranked in fifth place as having the highest score from respondents, who indicated the overall state of business was good, High quality of life that Prince Albert has to offer, Support for small business by both provincial & municipal governments. The report also indicates that only 39% of the respondents indicated that the regulation and red tape associated with starting and operating a business in Prince Albert is problematic. Prince Albert continues to be recognized as a great place that offer many opportunities, whether it be to start a business, or raise a family.