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The Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities is the independent association that represents rural municipal government in Saskatchewan and is the principal advocate in representing them before senior governments. The Association takes direction from its members and forms its policy accordingly. SARM proudly takes on its role as the voice of rural Saskatchewan.  Incorporated in 1905, SARM celebrated its Centennial in 2005.

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Apr. 11, 2016
The Census of Agriculture is now on the horizon. In early May, you will receive a letter from Statistics Canada with easy to follow instructions on how to complete your questionnaire. Census of Agriculture data are the definitive source of community-level data. By drawing on these data, decision makers will be assured that they are acting in the interest of farmers, farm communities and agricultural operations. Farm organizations are heavy users of census data and draw on this...
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Apr. 6, 2016
For Immediate Release April 6, 2016 Employment Insurance Amendments   On March 31, 2016 the Federal Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, the Honourable MaryAnn Mihychuk, announced amendments to Employment Insurance (EI) that will benefit Saskatchewan workers. The Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM) believes that these changes will assist those experiencing unemployment due to the current economic decline.  The changes highlighted include...
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Apr. 6, 2016
For Immediate Release April 6, 2016  SARM Reacts to Provincial Election The Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM) wishes to thank everyone who ran in the provincial election yesterday and to congratulate the successful candidates. “We are very fortunate to live in a democratic society, where we are free to elect anyone we believe will protect our interests,” said SARM President Ray Orb. “There are sixty-one new and returning MLA’s that SARM will be contacting over...
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Apr. 5, 2016
  The introduction of The Municipal Conflict of Interest Amendment Act, 2015 granted the Saskatchewan Ombudsman’s the authority to take complaints about municipalities. Ombudsman Saskatchewan is now offering a one-hour webinar to introduce the role of the Saskatchewan Ombudsman and what it will mean for municipalities. The webinar will include an overview of Ombudsman Saskatchewan’s complaint process, a look at fair-decision making, and some examples of complaints. The webinar will be...
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