Municipal Rescue Services Fund

Year: 2007


Therefore be it resolved that SUMA lobby the Province, SGI and Saskatchewan Highways to either: a) amend The Automobile Accident Insurance Act to require SGI to compensate emergency crews for all costs incurred at all vehicle accidents, debris cleanup, traffic control, and standby; or b) increase the amount of funding to the Municipal Rescue Services Fund to allow for an increase to the present hourly rate and to provide for the complete compensation of all services rendered at all accidents by emergency crews.

Provincial Response

Response: Although Saskatchewan Highways and Transpiration contributes to this fund Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI) is the lead organization for the MRSF.

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