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....
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...
Oct. 24, 2018
For Immediate Release October 24, 2018
The Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM) continues to stand up for rural Saskatchewan in opposing a federally imposed carbon tax. The Prime Minister’s announcement yesterday reveals that Saskatchewan households will face a steep tax hike in the new year as the pricing system comes in two forms: a fuel charge, which will be applied to production and distribution companies before being passed on to consumers, and an output-based...
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Sep. 28, 2018
For Immediate Release September 28, 2018
SARM Takes Rural Issues to Ottawa
The Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM) will be voicing rural Saskatchewan concerns in the country’s capital next week. A team of Board Members supported by SARM staff will descend upon Parliament Hill to meet with key decision makers and influencers to discuss issues facing our members.
Over the three day visit the group will be busy juggling multiple meetings with federal representatives...