One of the biggest challenges facing municipal employers in Saskatchewan is how to respond to harassment in the workplace. Workplace harassment demands strong condemnation, yet legal and ethical landmines are… Read More
With significant new funding available for various municipal and provincial infrastructure projects, many procurement processes will start over the next several months.
Construction projects start with procuring design and construction services,… Read More
The Federal Government has introduced legislation in Bill C-21 which authorizes municipalities to opt-in to federal legislative bans on handguns. While Bill C-21 is likely constitutional in its own right,… Read More
Municipalities have unique labour and employment obligations that may be often difficult to navigate. Saskatchewan Rural Municipalities (“RMs”) should consider seeking proactive legal advice regarding labour and employment issues before… Read More
The province of Manitoba has introduced amendments to The Municipal Act (the “Act”) and the Council Members’ Codes of Conduct Regulation (the “Regulation”).
The amendments to the Act and Regulation provide… Read More
This blog was originally published on May 8, 2020. It has been updated to include further details about the “MEEP” funding.
Update: On July 21, 2020, the government of Saskatchewan announced… Read More