Overview

Saskatchewan’s major industries include oil and gas, potash, farm products, and the production of various minerals and clays.

Regina is a regional hub for plant protein crop production and ag processing that is increasingly intertwined with high technology.

Regina is home to companies and institutions that are part of the Protein Industries Canada Innovation Supercluster, which leverages genomics and novel processing technology to increase the value of key Canadian crops. The sector is expected to generate $4.5 billion in GDP and create more than 4,500 jobs over the next 10 years.

Saskatoon is headquarters of the world’s largest uranium company, Cameco, and the world’s largest potash producer, Nutrien (nearly two-thirds of the world’s potash reserves are located near Saskatoon). The city’s tech sector includes over 65 companies and employs approximately 8,000 people.

Provincial population (2019): 1.18 million
Gross Domestic Product (GDP): $80.7 billion
ICT NOCs salary average: $76,689
Size of ICT NOCs workforce: ~ 22,700
Share of National ICT NOCs workforce: 1.7%
ICT demand growth forecast (year-over-year, pre COVID-19): 2.2%

ICT Job Data

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