News

Information on what's happening at SUMA and in the municipal field.

New Crime Watch System Launched in Saskatchewan

Mar 7, 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…

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SUMA is Moving

Feb 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 Regina, SK S4W 0T9

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SUMA Convention 2019 Showcasing the Hometown Advantage

Jan 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…

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Media Representatives Invited to SUMA Convention 2019

Jan 7, 2019

The Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association (SUMA) invites all members of the media to attend the 114th Annual SUMA Convention, Hometown Advantage, February 3–6, 2019 at TCU Place, in Saskatoon. SUMA asks all media outlets planning to attend Convention 2019 to complete an Online Media Accreditation Form for each individual by Monday, January 21, 2019. When you arrive at Convention,…

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Local Government Week Proclaimed in Saskatchewan

Nov 13, 2018

The first-ever Local Government Week has been proclaimed in the province at the joint request of the Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM), the Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association (SUMA), and the Saskatchewan School Boards Association (SSBA). Saskatchewan’s Government Relations Minister Warren Kaeding officially proclaimed the Week, which runs from November 12…

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Municipal Election Date Set for 2020

Oct 31, 2018

The Province has announced that municipal elections will happen on November 9, 2020. Previously, the 2020 municipal elections were set to happen five days before the 2020 provincial election. The election dates are being amended so the provincial election will take place on October 26, 2020, and the municipal and school board elections will follow two weeks later on November 9, 2020. Following…

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SUMA, SARM Support Made-in-Saskatchewan Climate Change Strategy

Oct 29, 2018

The Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association (SUMA) and the Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM) continue to support Saskatchewan’s climate change strategy and oppose the federal carbon tax that will place additional costs on the province’s municipalities. Read more in our full media release.

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Moose Jaw Mayor Elected Chair of City Mayors’ Caucus

Oct 25, 2018

Mayors from Saskatchewan’s cities have elected Moose Jaw Mayor Fraser Tolmie as chair of the Saskatchewan City Mayors’ Caucus(CMC). Tolmie was elected during the City Mayors’ Caucus meeting being held in Regina today. As chair, the Moose Jaw mayor will also represent Saskatchewan’s cities on the Executive Committee and Board of Directors for the Saskatchewan Urban…

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Asset Management on Agenda for Saskatchewan’s Northwest Hometowns

Oct 9, 2018

Municipal leaders from 18 hometowns in northwest Saskatchewan gathered in Maidstone October 4 to discuss the matters important to their communities. The topic of asset management dominated the conversation at the Northwest Regional Meeting hosted by the Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association (SUMA). See more in our full media release.

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Asset Management, Funding on Agenda for Saskatchewan’s West Central Hometowns

Oct 4, 2018

Municipal leaders from 13 hometowns in west central Saskatchewan gathered in Cut Knife October 3 to discuss the matters important to their communities. The topics of asset management and funding dominated the conversation at the West Central Regional Meeting hosted by the Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association (SUMA). See more in our full media release.

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SUMA Welcomes Funding for Municipal Infrastructure

Oct 3, 2018

The Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association (SUMA) welcomes the signing of the integrated bilateral agreement between the Province of Saskatchewan and Government of Canada. Today’s agreement will provide more than $896 million in federal funding to support infrastructure projects in Saskatchewan. See more in our full media release.

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Asset Management, Revenue Sharing on Agenda for Saskatchewan’s Northeast Hometowns

Oct 3, 2018

Municipal leaders from 26 hometowns in northeast Saskatchewan gathered in Melfort October 2 to discuss the matters important to their communities. The topics of asset management, revenue sharing, and other funding dominated the conversation at the Northeast Regional Meeting hosted by the Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association (SUMA). See more in our full media release.

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Asset Management, Policing on Agenda for Hometowns in Central Saskatchewan

Oct 1, 2018

Municipal leaders from 15 hometowns in central Saskatchewan gathered at Dakota Dunes October 1 to discuss the matters important to their communities. The topics of asset management and policing dominated the conversation at the Central Regional Meeting hosted by the Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association (SUMA). See more in our full media release.

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Public Safety on Agenda for Saskatchewan’s East Central Hometowns

Oct 1, 2018

Municipal leaders from 19 hometowns in east central Saskatchewan gathered in Yorkton September 28 to discuss the matters important to their hometowns. Topics relating to public safety, including policing, dominated the conversation at the East Central Regional Meeting hosted by the Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association (SUMA). The meeting included a presentation from RCMP Assistant…

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Public Safety on Agenda for Saskatchewan’s Southeast Hometowns

Oct 1, 2018

Municipal leaders from 23 hometowns in southeast Saskatchewan gathered in Kipling September 27 to discuss the matters important to their communities. Topics relating to public safety dominated the conversation at the Southeast Regional Meeting hosted by the Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association (SUMA). Read more in our full media release. 

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