May. 24, 2018
For Immediate Release May 24, 2018
Bill C-49’s Royal Assent Positive News for SARM
The royal assent of Bill C-49 is welcome news for the Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM) and its members. With a strong mandate from its membership, SARM was active in the Canada Transportation Act review and Bill C-49 consultations. SARM worked with the Crop Logistics Working Group to provide feedback to Minister Garneau, Minister MacAulay, and transport committees in both the House...
May. 1, 2018
For Immediate Release May 1, 2018
SARM encouraged by Minister Garneau
The Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM) supports Bill C-49 as it believes that the legislation provides enhanced protections and tools for producers that will benefit them and the supply chain overall.
SARM members have passed resolutions regarding grain transportation, levels of service, the maximum revenue entitlement and other related issues that impact agriculture producers. With clear...
Apr. 25, 2018
For Immediate Release April 25, 2018
SARM stands with Province in challenging carbon tax
The Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM) remains firmly opposed to the federal government’s threat of imposing a carbon tax in Saskatchewan. As Saskatchewan is home to agricultural producers that feed the world, a carbon tax would have a detrimental effect on our province’s agricultural sector and rural Saskatchewan. SARM continues to support the province’s “made in...
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Apr. 16, 2018
As the date for cannabis legalization approaches, Saskatchewan municipalities are taking a big step forward in their preparation to keep citizens safe and well-served from day one. Following months of collaboration with a technical advisory group and legal experts, the Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association (SUMA) and the Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM), in partnership with the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) and provincial and territorial...