“Women in this industry tend to sit in the
background. It’s not that our voices are being
ignored. Rather, it’s because we’re not the
face of the company and often not the ones in
public, attending meetings and making deals.
We assume more of a behind-the-scenes
role. This TEC group could change that.”
– Shantel Lipp, SHCA
The province is the main focus in a $10 billion commitment from the
federal government to support irrigation projects in the prairie provinces
over the next three years. It’s expected to create 60,000 jobs.
The Lake Diefenbaker irrigation project is a top candidate to receive
federal support. SHCA members are expected to play a major role in the
development of this project for years to come.
Combine this funding from the federal government with a record
$437.4 million in tendered projects announced in September by the
“There are a lot of big projects planned for Saskatchewan over the
next several years,” Lipp said. “That is why this is an ideal time to start
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