Providing financing solutions and empowering Métis owned businesses across the province of Saskatchewan since 1987.

Métis Lending
Made Simple

SaskMétis Economic Development Corporation is a Saskatchewan Métis-Owned Lending Institution created to finance the start-up, acquisition and/or expansion of viable Métis controlled small businesses based in Saskatchewan.

“We will forever be grateful for what you have done for us and we are proud to be part of the Métis community – Thank you!.”


Dan Belhumeur

Deadly Dan’s Sauces

SMEDCO Success Stories

CEO and co-founder Shannon Loutitt shares how SMEDCO made an impact with her business the International Indigenous Speakers Bureau.

Empowered Métis Individuals

Funds Distributed to Date

2021 Economic
Developer of the Year

“With 8 staff and over 100 years lending experience, to date SMEDCO has helped 1,000’s of businesses in Saskatchewan. During the pandemic they have provided relief funding of over $10 Million.

Thank you for your hard work and amazing efforts during this challenging year!”

— Saskatchewan Indigenous Economic Development Network (SIEDN)

Assistance for Métis Entrepreneurs

Financing Packages

SMEDCO has been making loans to Métis business since 1987. Loans can be used to finance the start-up, purchases and/or expansion of Métis owned businesses.

COVID Business Funding

In partnership with Indigenous Services Canada, SMEDCO is offering a COVID-19 impact fund for Metis communities and micro-businesses.

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