Jul. 10, 2018
For Immediate Release July 10, 2018
SARM Working Towards Provincial Rural Crime Watch Association
Last week, SARM hosted a meeting with stakeholders to discuss the creation of a provincial Rural Crime Watch association. Representatives from SARM, the RCMP, the provincial government, and several Rural Crime Watch groups were in attendance. From that meeting, a working group has been appointed to spearhead the initiative.
“SARM has been pleased to see the Rural Crime Watch program...
Jul. 3, 2018
For immediate release July 3, 2018
Saskatchewan’s local leaders now have a Municipal Peer Network to help them resolve conflict or complex issues.
The new network connects municipal administrators and elected officials with highly-experienced peers, who can provide guidance, coaching, and advice to help resolve issues locally, use best governance practices, better understand their roles and responsibilities, along with other related matters.
“Through the Saskatchewan Municipal Peer...
Jun. 27, 2018
For Immediate Release June 27, 2018
Research supports SARM stance on carbon tax
Considering the recent analysis from the University of Regina’s Institute for Energy, Environment and Sustainable Communities regarding the impacts of a federal carbon tax, the Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM) reiterates its support of a made in Saskatchewan solution to reduce carbon emissions.
It is estimated that a federal carbon tax could reduce Saskatchewan’s gross domestic...
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Jun. 11, 2018
SARM June Division Meetings address key regional issues
Every June meetings are held throughout the province to provide an opportunity for members to get a more in depth look at key issues affecting their division.
Carbon tax, drainage and rural crime were three key topics addressed at the Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM) Division 5 and 6 meetings on June 11, 2018, in Saskatoon and North Battleford; Division 2 and 3 meetings on June 12 in Moose Jaw and Swift...