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...
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...
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...