Apr. 25, 2017
Rail Safety Week 2017 is here and given the number of preventable trespassing incidents in 2016, it serves as a useful reminder to be safe, aware and vigilant around railway tracks and property. During this Rail Safety Week, Canadian Pacific (CP) is reminding the public that they must stay off of railway tracks and observe all laws when driving over railway crossings.
After seeing positive declining trends in rail incidents involving people and vehicles for consecutive years, 2016 saw a...
Apr. 21, 2017
For immediate release April 20, 2017
The leaders of the municipal associations of Western Canada's three prairie provinces met in Winnipeg today to discuss areas of common concern. The Association of Manitoba Municipalities (AMM) hosted the annual meeting, comprised of elected officials and staff from the AMM, the Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association (SUMA), the Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM), the Alberta Association of Municipal Districts and Counties...
Apr. 5, 2017
For Immediate Release April 5, 2017
Provincial Budget has Significant Ramifications for Rural Saskatchewan
Over the last week, the Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM) has been trying to understand the full ramifications that the 2017 Provincial Budget will have on rural municipalities (RM) and residents, but some unanswered questions remain.
Since October 2016, SARM proactively met with the Ministers of Agriculture, Highways and Infrastructure, Environment,...
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Apr. 3, 2017
For Immediate Release April 3, 2017
Working Together to Strengthen our Communities
The Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM) is a not-for-profit association that represents the 296 rural municipal (RM) governments in Saskatchewan. Since 1905, SARM has worked on behalf RMs to help ensure the vibrancy of our rural communities which in turn means the health and welfare of all people who choose to live in rural Saskatchewan.
Regardless of the imaginary boundaries that...