Oct. 24, 2016
The Municipal Leaders' Roles and Responsibilities Workshop will be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2016 at TCU Place in Saskatoon. New and returning councillors as well as administrators are invited to attend this free afternoon workshop to learn about council procedures, governance essentials, municipal law as well as see presentations from SARM Executive Director, Jay Meyer and RMAA Vice President, Darren Elder. There is no pre-registration or fee required for this workshop, just sign up as...
Oct. 21, 2016
We look forward to seeing everyone at our Midterm Convention in Saskatoon in a few weeks! Please click read more to view a draft Agenda of the two days and the submitted Resolutions.
2016 Midterm Convention Agenda
2016 Midterm Convention submitted Resolutions
Oct. 13, 2016
For Immediate Release October 13, 2016
SARM Applauds New Rail Safety Improvement Program
The Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM) is pleased with the federal government’s announcement of a new Rail Safety Improvement Program. Over $55 million will be available through the program to fund safety improvements on rail property, along rail lines, and at grade crossings. The funding announced is targeted at reducing incidents and accidents on rail lines.
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Oct. 5, 2016
For Immediate Release October 5, 2016
Canada-Wide Carbon Tax Not the Right Approach
The Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM) worries about the impact a unilaterally imposed carbon tax will have on families and agriculture producers. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau recently announced that provinces have until 2018 to implement a tax on carbon or a cap and trade system with the goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) generated from burning fuels. If a province or...