Canadian Trade Commissioner Service - Saskatchewan
Step-by-Step Guide to Exporting
The first step to doing business outside Canada: learn about the principles, processes and strategies of exporting. With the help of this guide, enter the global marketplace with confidence.
Information sources for Canadian companies who are inviting a foreign business contact to travel to Canada
This list provides links to information for Canadian companies inviting foreign business contacts to Canada.
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC)
Canada is internationally recognized for safe, high-quality agriculture and food products. The Agri-Food Trade Service (ATS) provides centralized access to market information, trade counselling and export support activities, which help Canadian food and agricultural product exporters from initial enquiry to foreign market.
Agriculture Manufacturers of Canada (AMC)
The agricultural manufacturing industry has been inventive, imaginative and has blossomed. The industry now contributes approximately $5.63 billion in sales to the Canadian economy. The AMC’s mission is to promote and foster the growth of the agricultural equipment manufacturing industry in Canada.
Ag-West Bio is a membership-based organization at the forefront of Saskatchewan’s bio-economy. They work as a catalyst for partnerships and industry growth through investments, aiding strategic alliances, providing regulatory support and communications.
BIOTECanada is the national industry-funded association representing the broad spectrum of biotech constituents including emerging, established and related service companies in the health, agricultural, and industrial sectors. BIOTECanada is dedicated to the sustainable commercial development of biotechnology in Canada.
Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC)
BDC provides Canadian businesses with flexible financing, affordable consulting services and venture capital. BDC works with entrepreneurs in all industries, with a focus on small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), through all economic cycles.
Export Development Canada (EDC)
EDC provides innovative financing, insurance and bonding solutions to Canadian companies that export goods and services, or invest in other countries. They help Canadian companies (mainly small and medium sized) manage risk and capitalize on trade opportunities around the globe.
Government of Saskatchewan Key Economic Sectors
Browse through this page to learn more about Saskatchewan’s key economic sectors (Agri-Value, Advanced Technology, Energy, Forestry, Life Sciences & Biotechnology, Manufacturing and Minerals), including overviews, statistics and video profiles of some of Saskatchewan’s leading companies.
National Research Council (NRC)
Canada’s NRC helps businesses grow by supporting and generating research and industry innovation. Their Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP) provides access to technology and business advice, financial assistance, contacts and national and international networks help Canadian companies to perform basic R&D, commercialize new products and processes, and access new markets.
Saskatchewan Advanced Technology Association (SATA)
SATA is a non-profit corporation aimed at bringing together small to medium sized Saskatchewan-based technology companies and organizations to develop and enhance the advanced technology sector in the province.
Saskatchewan Economic Development Authority (SEDA)
SEDA is a provincial organization focused on expanding the economic capacity of Saskatchewan via innovative program delivery and coordinated initiatives with members, allies and partners.
Saskatchewan Motion Picture Industry Association (SMPIA)
SMPIA is a provincial, member-based non-profit organization that is governed by a volunteer board of directors. The association acts as an advocate for all personnel related to the making and exhibiting of film, video and interactive media, from beginners to professionals.
SaskMusic (The Saskatchewan Recording Industry Association) is a member-based, non-profit corporation representing the four components of the music and sound recording industries and community of Saskatchewan; creation, interpretation, technical, administrative and delivery.
As the film commission and funding agency for the province, the Saskatchewan Film and Video Development Corporation (SaskFilm) is responsible for establishing a vibrant film and television industry in Saskatchewan by promoting the province's resources and locations as a competitive, experienced production center for local and visiting producers.
Trade Team Saskatchewan
Trade Team Saskatchewan is a partnership of federal and provincial agencies that offer trade related services to active and potential exporters in Saskatchewan. Check out their directory of international business service providers.
Western Economic Diversification
Western Economic Diversification Canada works to strengthen western innovation, entrepreneurship and community economic development through their programs and services, such as their business service network, indirect funding for businesses, and economic research and market studies.