Number: POP 8-19A
Department: Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI)
WHEREAS rural municipalities (RM) provide fire protection and emergency response to motor vehicle collisions;
WHEREAS the Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure has identified certain intersections as high collision areas;
WHEREAS the costs of providing the equipment and training for fire protection and emergency response are paid by the RM’s residents through taxation;
BE IT RESOLVED that SARM lobby the provincial government and Saskatchewan Government Insurance to provide funding for the purchase of and training on the use of specialized equipment, such as the Jaws of Life.