Media

Media releases from SUMA.

Provincial Parties Dodge Municipal Funding Issues

November 25, 2009

The election is less than two weeks away and members of the SUMA Executive held a press conference today to pose this question to Saskatchewan&rsquo;s political parties: &ldquo;Where&rsquo;s the cash?&rdquo; They noted that many promises have been made, but little has been said about the critical lack of funding for cities, towns and villages across Saskatchewan.<br />

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SUMA delegation to meet with Saskatchewan MPs in Ottawa

November 25, 2009

Members of the Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association are in Ottawa Wednesday, Oct. 17 to meet with MPs from the Conservative Party&rsquo;s Saskatchewan Caucus. SUMA arranged the meeting to discuss critical shortfalls in federal infrastructure funding.<br />

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New website promotes sustainable communities

November 02, 2009

Planning today for a better tomorrow requires hard work and ingenuity. The Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association hopes to drive home this point through its newest venture, the Sustainable Communities Initiative. Through a new website, the cornerstone of this initiative: www.sumasustainability.org, SUMA&rsquo;s vision is to become the leading source of sustainable community planning information for all of Saskatchewan&rsquo;s urban municipalities.<br />

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SUMA unveils new initiative at Fall Regional meetings

November 02, 2009

The Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association is holding their Fall Regional meetings beginning Monday, Oct. 15 in Swift Current and ending more than a week later in Odessa on Tuesday, Oct. 23. The agenda is diverse; topics will range from Revenue Sharing and infrastructure funding to the upcoming provincial election and the potential impact on urban municipalities.<br />

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SUMA plans for possible fall election

October 28, 2009

The Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association (SUMA) is preparing to make their voice heard in anticipation of a provincial election this November.<br />

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SUMA gears up for 103rd Annual Convention

October 28, 2009

More than 1,000 mayors, councillors and administrators from across Saskatchewan will be in Regina, February 3 &ndash; 6 representing their community at the Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association&rsquo;s 103rd Annual Convention and General Meeting. This year&rsquo;s theme, &ldquo;Strength Through Diversity,&rdquo; highlights the varied make-up of the organization that represents cities, towns and villages from the northern most community south to the American border.<br />

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