The "GIG" Economy is growing and can be an important way for local businesses to contract the expertise they need to fill skilled worker gaps on a part-time or contract basis. This is also an area that has been identified as being disproportionately impacted by the pandemic. The "GIG" Economy can be an important catalyst for local business development.
The TEN is funded through Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD) and administered by the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce. Through the TEN, the Estevan Chamber of Commerce will receive $10,000 in funding to develop and implement a Community Action Plan that identifies gaps in regional labour markets and create opportunities for employers and workers.