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About us

Get to know us

Who we are

Build Up Saskatoon is a contracting business with a social purpose. As a social enterprise, we offer industry-standard contracting services and promote a diverse and inclusive workforce. Build Up Saskatoon offers steady employment, mentorship, and other social supports to our employees to aid them towards meaningful, long-term employment in the construction industry. We are also an ambitious contracting company with high standards for our work. All of our projects are overseen by an experienced contractor and a full-time journeyman site supervisor to ensure that they meet or exceed industry expectations for safety and quality. 

Build Up Saskatoon arose in 2018 from the shared vision of STR8 UP and Quint Development Corporation. STR8 UP supports individuals to leave a gang lifestyle and notice that many of their members struggle to find a job due to a previous criminal record, even after years of crime-free life and meaningful community participation. Quint Development has 18 years of experience providing employment services and is deeply committed to building and maintaining an inclusive workforce.  As a program of Quint Development Corporation, Build Up Saskatoon benefits from the established practices, community connections, and organization of a non-profit that has provided leadership in the core neighbourhoods since 1995.

How we do it

Our Model


high quality residential and light-commercial contracting services.


construction skills, safety training, and employment skills for crew members


equitable access to employment.

Thank You

Our Partners


Dan Isbister, Program Manager
BUILD UP Saskatoon
101 – 1120 20th Street West
Phone: (306) 978-4041 ext. 237
Fax: (306) 683-1957

A program of Quint Development Corp.