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Your business and COVID-19 in Saskatchewan

We’re here to help

To help you navigate these challenging times, this page provides information on pandemic-related restrictions, support measures, government services, and useful CFIB resources for Saskatchewan. You’ll also learn how CFIB is fighting for your business.

Update:

The Saskatchewan Government has announced a new Re-Skill Saskatchewan Training Subsidy (RSTS): Eligible private-sector employers will be reimbursed 100 per cent of employee training costs up to a maximum of $5,000. Applications open January 4, 2022.

Effective October 18, a proof of vaccination or negative test requirement will be applied to several establishments, businesses and event venues including:

  • Seated dining in all restaurants including fast food restaurants;
  • Nightclubs, bars, taverns and other licensed establishments;
  • Liquor manufacturers conducting retail liquor sales;
  • Liquor stores with an integrated permit that also hold a liquor restaurant or tavern permit;
  • Cannabis stores that have been issued standalone retail store permits by the SLGA;
  • Event and entertainment venues, including conference centres, casinos, movie theatres, concert venues, live-music venues, museums, and indoor facilities hosting ticketed sporting events;
  • Indoor fitness centres, and gyms.

For more information on the current public health orders, please visit Public Health Measures on the Government of Saskatchewan's website.

Proof of Vaccination for Employee's: The Government of Saskatchewan has introduced emergency regulations under The Saskatchewan Employment Act to provide employers with the ability to require proof of vaccination from their employee's. For more information on these changes, view the Employers' COVID-19 Emergency Regulations.

Effective Friday, September 17, an interim province-wide mandatory masking order will be implemented for all indoor public spaces.

 

Help us amplify your voice for better support

We know your business needs more help from government if it's going to survive the COVID-19 pandemic. Sign our petition to join CFIB and business owners in Saskatchewan in the fight for greater relief.

Use our operational plan template

Protecting your staff, customers, and business is a top priority, so we’ve put together an operational plan template to help you do just that. With tips for best practices, advice on meeting provincial compliance requirements, and links to downloadable COVID-19 resources, the plan is clear, concise, and easy to tailor to your needs.

Public health measures & restrictions

PPE

Employee management

Financial relief & government support

What CFIB is doing in Saskatchewan

What we’ve achieved
  • Re-opening Roadmap
  • SSBEP payments (several extensions)
  • Adaptation Grant
  • Training Subsidy
  • Sector-specific funding (Tourism Sector Support Grant)
  • Capping third-party delivery fees
What we’re asking for
  • Postpone any new taxes or cost increases set to happen in 2021
  • Provide support to businesses that need help until they have recovered
  • To re-introduce commercial eviction protection legislation to last until the province is well past its reopening plan

Learn more on how CFIB is fighting for better relief at the federal level.

Additional resources

Visit our COVID-19 Help Centre

Our primary concern at CFIB is making sure you have the support you need to get through this uncertain and challenging time. We provide you with expert advice and ensure that you have all of the latest information on government announcements and available support.