Sep. 20, 2018
For immediate release September 18, 2018
Municipal Empowerment Tops FCM Board of Directors Agenda Attended by Saskatchewan Leaders
Municipal representatives from Saskatchewan joined fellow leaders from across the country in the County of Annapolis, Nova Scotia, to discuss the goals and objectives of Canada’s municipalities for the year ahead.
Representing Saskatchewan at the fall board meeting of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) were Gordon Barnhart, President of the...
Sep. 11, 2018
For Immediate Release September 11, 2018
Sask Agriculture Associations Join Forces on Strychnine Re-evaluation
Saskatchewan’s agricultural associations are joining forces to urge the federal government to extend its consultation period by 30 days on the re-evaluation of strychnine to allow producers an opportunity to submit comments post-harvest. The Pest Management Regulatory Agency issued its proposed re-evaluation decision June 29, 2018 with a 90-day consultation period.
Aug. 20, 2018
For Immediate Release August 20, 2018
SARM to Assess Agriculture Programs’ Response to Drought Conditions
Moisture conditions will soon be a bigger issue than expected according to the Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s Drought Monitor and the Ministry of Agriculture’s most recent Crop Report.
According to Canada’s Drought Monitor, a significant portion of southern Saskatchewan is experiencing moderate to severe drought conditions with drier than normal conditions being felt through...
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Jul. 10, 2018
For Immediate Release July 10, 2018
SARM Working Towards Provincial Rural Crime Watch Association
Last week, SARM hosted a meeting with stakeholders to discuss the creation of a provincial Rural Crime Watch association. Representatives from SARM, the RCMP, the provincial government, and several Rural Crime Watch groups were in attendance. From that meeting, a working group has been appointed to spearhead the initiative.
“SARM has been pleased to see the Rural Crime Watch program...