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  • SKCA Q2 Advocacy Update

    Election Campaign Completed

    Focused on supporting local, prompt payment legislation, attracting investment, and best value procurement.
     

    Prompt Payment Legislation

    The process of training adjudicators and developing a digital portal for the Authority have begun.
     

    Encouraging Municipalities to Support Local

    SKCA sent letters to all Saskatchewan municipalities outlining the importance of supporting local contractors.
     

    SKCA and Local Construction Associations Unite

    SKCA and the LCAs are developing a formal "lean-in" approach to our integrated partnership.
     

    Engagement with the new Ministry of SaskBuilds and Procurement

    SKCA is part of a core group of associations for rapid-response and ongoing consultation for procurement improvements.
     

    Support Local Contractors - Letter Writing Campaign

    An automated, digital letter is available for Saskatchewan-based members to send to their MLAs, the Premier, and Minister Reiter.
     

    Procurement Webinars with the Government of Saskatchewan

    SKCA, SHCA, SIMSA and Merit Sask. are working with the provincial government to deliver quarterly webinars on upcoming projects.
     

    Scheduling and Documents for Public Project Announcements

    SKCA has created a committee of GCs to provide advice to the government on project scheduling and content of procurement documents.
     

    SupplierLink Saskatchewan Database Development

    SKCA and EHS Analytics are partnering up to launch Saskatchewan's first-ever automated vendor engagement system for construction.
     

    Common Procurement Policy Across Associations

    SKCA is developing a common set of procurement policy positions in tandem with Merit Sask., SIMSA, and ACEC-SK.
     

    Member Feedback Delivered to Government

    SKCA surveyed members on industrial training needs, red-tape analysis of UBAS, and barriers to bidding on work outside of Saskatchewan.
     

    SKCA Addressing Slow Flow of Federal Infrastructure Funds

    SKCA and CCA are advocating for federal funds to be released quickly and efficiently to keep the Saskatchewan economy moving.

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