Dec. 11, 2018
The Pest Biosecurity Program is hosting PCO workshops in January 2019, one in each SARM division. These accredited educational workshops are provided free of charge to Saskatchewan Pest Control Officers, Councillors and anyone interested in these roles. All workshops will be facilitated by the CAP-RCP Provincial Coordinator, Grant Peeling along with the Plant Health Officer in each division and run 10:00 am – 3:00 pm. The agenda and registration form are available here. Please submit your...
Nov. 28, 2018
For Immediate Release November 28, 2018
Trespass Changes Welcomed by SARM
The Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM) is pleased with the province’s amendments to the trespass legislation. SARM members have passed multiple resolutions related to trespassing over the years and the association has advocated that individuals need to receive express permission from a landowner before they access private land.
“Trespassing presents a threat not only to feelings of...
Oct. 31, 2018
SUMA, SARM Support Made-in-Saskatchewan Climate Change Strategy
The Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association (SUMA) and the Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM) continue to support Saskatchewan’s climate change strategy and oppose the federal carbon tax that will place additional costs on the province’s municipalities.
“Saskatchewan’s municipalities have embraced a leadership role in adopting carbon reduction strategies,” said SUMA President Gordon Barnhart....
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Oct. 25, 2018
For Immediate Release October 25, 2018
The Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM) is pleased with announcements made in yesterday’s Speech from the Throne. We appreciate the support for accessible and reliable internet and cellular service throughout the province. Broadband remains a priority for SARM as it is an essential service for business and social well-being.
SARM was also pleased to hear about the amendment to the Police Act to enable rural municipalities to...