Jan. 21, 2016
For Immediate Release January 21, 2016
2016-17 Provincial Budget
The Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM) urges the provincial government to invest in the growth, economic stability, and safety of rural Saskatchewan in the 2016-17 Provincial Budget.
Each year municipalities are expected to maintain the services that they provide under the pressure of rising costs. Municipalities have a limited tax base and limited streams of revenue, presenting significant...
Jan. 20, 2016
For Immediate Release January 20, 2016
Federal Priorities for Rural Saskatchewan
According to the Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM), the following issues are federal priorities for rural Saskatchewan. These policy solutions would provide some much needed assistance to the economy as well as a net benefit to all of Saskatchewan.
Agri-Stability is a risk management program that assists farm operations facing large margin declines caused by production loss,...
Jan. 12, 2016
The only education program developed exclusively for elected and appointed municipal leaders! There are still lots of spots left in the modules available on Saturday January 30th at the Queensbury Convention Centre in Regina.
Learn how to develop and implement a strategic plan, reach your communities goals with a strong financial plan and take a look at asset management with Strategic and Financial Planning for Municipalities.
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Dec. 22, 2015
For Immediate Release December 22, 2015
SARM Pleased with Repeal of COOL
The Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM) is pleased with the news that the United States has repealed mandatory country of origin labelling (COOL). Last week, the U.S. Senate passed an omnibus bill that included an amendment to repeal mandatory COOL. President Obama signed the bill shortly after, making the repeal of COOL official.
SARM shared in the Government of Canada’s position that U.S....