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and doesn’t offload risk onto the businesses that lift up our economy and
support local communities.
SHCA wants to be part of the solution when it comes to fixing the procurement
process so it can save our members and taxpayers money. Please
support our fight by sharing this information with your local MLA.
On behalf of the SHCA Board of Directors, we thank you for your interest
in adding your voice to ours so that we can speak louder!
View the letter that was sent out to Saskatchewan MLAs and download
the Microsoft Word version from www.saskheavy.ca today.
Work zone manuals – updates
With the help of the Work Zone Signing Committee (WZSC), several updates
have been made to the Traffic Control Devices Manual For Work
Most of these changes are to help clarify existing traffic accommodation
policies. A summary of these changes can be found in the attached Record
The revised manual (including this Record of Amendments) can be
found at: www.highways.gov.sk.ca/business → Ministry Manuals → Traffic
Control Devices Manual For Work Zones.
SUMA changes its name to
Municipalities of Saskatchewan
The Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association (SUMA), the voice
of Saskatchewan’s hometowns, announced recently that it is changing its
name to Municipalities of Saskatchewan.
“The name Municipalities of Saskatchewan encompasses all of our communities
– our cities, towns, villages, resort villages and northern municipalities
– and demonstrates the true breadth and strength of Saskatchewan’s
hometowns,” said president Gordon Barnhart.
SUMAdvantage, the group purchasing program, will be renamed
CentralSource to represent the hub for procurement, expertise and partnership
“Our values and principles will remain the same,” said Barnhart. “We
will continue to ensure the interests of our members are represented to
other orders of government, we will continue helping our hometowns save
money, and we will continue to provide resources to make local government
operations more effective.”
The rebranding announcement was made during the SUMA AGM at
the 115th Annual SUMA Convention, which took place in Regina from
Rebranding changes will be made over the next year and will include a
new website. Work is also being done to amend the legislation incorporating
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