President’s Message – February 2023

The Weyburn Chamber Board of Directors is comprised of business members, both owners and employees, who are dedicated to representing our members. The Board is currently seeking an individual to fill a vacancy to help represent the interests of our members by advocating for a stronger community both economically and socially. If you are interested in learning more about the commitment or information regarding the Board of Directors, please reach out to Executive Director, Monica Osborn, at 306-842-4738 or any current member of the Board. Deadline to submit an application is February 28, 2023. The successful candidate will be appointed during the President’s Luncheon & AGM on March 29, 2023. 

The Weyburn Chamber of Commerce is hosting their 10th WEYBEX Awards on April 28th, 2023. This event was created to recognize and celebrate achievements in business excellence for Weyburn and surrounding businesses. We are asking you, our Chamber Members, to think of nominating a business that you feel is deserving of recognition. This year there are 5 award categories: New and/or Expanded Business, Golden Service, Community Involvement, Business Hall of Fame and Business Leader of the Year. Nominations close March 28th, 2023 and you can find nominations packages on the website at

During the most recent Coffee with the Chamber, our members met with various department heads from the City of Weyburn to get updates. One main take away from the round table discussion was the Commercial Incentive Program, which was introduced in January 2022. The Weyburn Chamber recommends for our members that planning to do any building upgrades to check with the City of Weyburn administration prior to any improvements to see about potential tax incentives.

In the fall of 2022, the Government of Saskatchewan announced the Saskatchewan First Act. While there were various questions and concerns at first our Chamber now has a better understanding of this legislation and what it means for the businesses within our city and province. On February 1st the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce held a Fireside Chat with Minister Eyre, Minister of Justice and Attorney General. The Minister provided comments on the act and ensured the sustainability of Saskatchewan jobs. We look forward to seeing this legislation in more detail.

We encourage you to attend our events this upcoming year and provide any feedback by email to, call 306-842-4738 or feel free to stop into the Chamber office at 11 3rd St., Weyburn.

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