Information on what's happening at SUMA and in the municipal field.
May 01, 2019
In December 2017, the federal and provincial governments agreed that provinces would receive 75 per cent of the cannabis excise tax revenues instead of a fifty-fifty split. These additional dollars were to support municipalities. But nearly one and a half years later, and more than six months since the legalization of cannabis, the provincial government has failed to pass on a portion of the cannabis excise tax to Saskatchewan’s hometowns.
Read more in SUMA's op-ed.
April 18, 2019
The network that enables residents to receive reliable information about crime happening in the area directly from the RCMP is expanding.
The Saskatchewan Crime Watch Advisory Network was initially launched in March in southern Saskatchewan. It is now expanding to include central and northern Saskatchewan.
Through the network, the RCMP and its partner agencies have the ability to communicate directly with the public on matters of crime prevention and community safety. Citizens can sign up to receive crime watch advisories from their local RCMP detachments by text message, email, or phone.
Sign up at www.saskcrimewatch.ca.
March 15, 2019
From now until April 30, Saskatchewan hometowns can submit their infrastructure projects for initial consideration under the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program. The program is providing more than $896 million in federal funding for all types of Saskatchewan infrastructure projects over the next 10 years.
Who can apply?
Funding is available for community, culture, and recreation projects, public transit, green infrastructure, and rural and northern communities. See…
March 07, 2019
Saskatchewan residents located in the southern part of the province have a new way to get information about criminal activity in their area directly from RCMP.
The Government of Saskatchewan and RCMP, in partnership with SUMA, the Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities, and the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations, have launched the Saskatchewan Crime Watch Advisory Network. Through the network, the RCMP and its partner agencies have the ability to communicate directly with the public on matters of crime prevention and community safety. Citizens can sign up to receive crime watch advisories from their local RCMP detachments by text message,…
February 13, 2019
SUMA will be moving from its current location in downtown Regina the last week of February to a new office space in Harbour Landing. The new office space accommodates for growth, which means more program offerings and services for members.
Effective March 1, SUMA's new mailing address will be:
305 - 4741 Parliament Avenue
January 29, 2019
The Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association (SUMA) is hosting its 114th Annual Convention from February 3 to 6. Nearly 1,000 representatives from Saskatchewan’s cities, towns, villages, resort villages, and northern municipalities will come together in Saskatoon for Convention 2019.
The annual convention is a great chance to highlight the exciting things happening in Saskatchewan hometowns. SUMA members get to bring their challenges and successes before their peers, the provincial government, and the media. This is a chance to learn about the innovative projects happening all around the province and celebrate the dedication of municipal officials.
Read more in our full media…