Aug. 24, 2016
For Immediate Release August 24, 2016
SARM Reacts to Cabinet Shuffle
The Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM) looks forward to working with the new provincial Cabinet, announced yesterday by Premier Wall. SARM works closely with many provincial ministries, including Government Relations, Highways and Infrastructure, and Environment which were appointed new Ministers in yesterday’s shuffle. Rural municipalities (RM) balance a wide range of priorities and as the...
Aug. 22, 2016
For Immediate Release August 22, 2016
SK Grain Roundtable
On Thursday August 18, 2016 the Federal Minister of Agriculture, Lawrence MacAulay, the Federal Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Ralph Goodale, the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Transport, Kate Young, and the Saskatchewan Minister of Agriculture, Lyle Stewart, all attended a roundtable in Regina, SK that featured a number of agriculture industry representatives from Saskatchewan and...
Aug. 15, 2016
For Immediate Release August 15, 2016
SARM Releases Got Gravel? Report
The Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM) is pleased to announce the release the Got Gravel? Aggregate Management Strategies for Rural Municipalities in Saskatchewan report. In August 2015, SARM commissioned CPP Environmental to research aggregate management in Saskatchewan and make recommendations to develop long-term gravel reserves for rural municipalities (RMs).
“The municipal road network...
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Aug. 3, 2016
For Immediate Release August 3, 2016
SARM Showing Support for Hudson Bay Route Association
On July 25th, 2016 Omnitrax announced that it would no longer be shipping grain out of the Port of Churchill. This news carries a negative tone as the prairie crops for 2016 are anticipated to be near record levels; meaning that a reliable and efficient grain transportation system will continue to be a high priority. Omnitrax’s announcement certainly does not ensure confidence in the...