Feb. 18, 2020
SARM’s Executive made a pre-budget trip to Ottawa today to discuss priorities that directly affect Saskatchewan’s agriculture industry and way of life in rural Saskatchewan.
Top of mind for SARM are the rail blockades and the structural changes that need to be made to the AgriStability program, given the increased uncertainty in the agriculture sector driven by trade disputes and transportation issues.
Equally important, are exemptions from carbon tax and carbon credits for...
Feb. 10, 2020
For Immediate Release February 10, 2020
Western Economic Solutions Taskforce (WEST) meeting with federal officials
SARM President Ray Orb joins municipal leaders from western Canada in Leduc, Alberta today to meet with federal politicians to explore solutions to the economic uncertainty facing many western communities.
The full-day summit convened by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ Western Economic Solutions Taskforce (WEST) will be the opportunity to advance the...
Dec. 18, 2019
The Pest Biosecurity Program is hosting two PCO workshops in January 2020. These educational workshops are once again provided free of charge through the CAP-Rat Control Program (CAP-RCP).
Facilitated by the CAP-RCP Rat Control Technical Advisors, Grant Peeling and Colette Melnychuk, these accredited workshops are open to Saskatchewan Pest Control Officers, Councillors and anyone interested in these roles. The registration attached is to be submitted to either Plant Health Officer listed...
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Dec. 5, 2019
In the last few years SARM has been focusing more efforts on how to build capacity in our members so they can just do what they do better!
Through SARM’s strategic planning process we realized that if we can help RMs build capacity in their council members and staff it would go a long way in driving the successes of individual RMs and all of rural Saskatchewan.
We wanted our members to have access to structured training on topics like Conflict Resolution, Conducting Effective Meetings,...