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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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Jul. 24, 2017
For Immediate Release July 24, 2017   Canadian Agricultural Partnership Agreement Reached   The Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM) is pleased that an agreement has been made between the federal government and the provinces on a replacement for Growing Forward 2 (GF2). The Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP) is a five-year $388 million funding agreement that will take effect on April 1, 2018.   “It is reassuring to know the next agricultural policy...
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Jul. 14, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   SUMA and SARM Respond to Bank and Credit Union Closures in Saskatchewan   The spate of recent bank and credit union closures in hometowns across Saskatchewan is raising concern for both the associations representing municipalities in the province. The Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association (SUMA) and the Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM) want to ensure residents have access to banking close to home.   “SUMA believes in...
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Jun. 28, 2017
Federal Gas Tax Fund allocated to 42 projects in 35 communities June 28, 2017    Regina, Saskatchewan, Infrastructure Canada Investing in infrastructure is vital to strengthening the middle class and growing the economy. The governments of Canada and Saskatchewan recognize that modern, efficient community infrastructure contributes to clean growth, sustainability, and a high quality of life for future generations. That is why over $2.3 million from the federal Gas Tax Fund...
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Jun. 23, 2017
  Ottawa, June 23, 2017 — The Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, and Clark Somerville, Past President of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) today announced funding for 48 projects in communities across Canada through the Green Municipal Fund. The $72 million investment supports capital projects, pilot projects, feasibility studies and plans that will directly or indirectly cut greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and address climate change...
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