Public Notices

The Rural Municipality of Progress uses an alert system called H2Notify which sends messages from the RM by text. To receive these notices fill out the form linked below and return it to the office. Notifications include information regarding seasonal construction, the community well, office hours, etc.

H2Notify Sign Up Form

Recruitment - Emergency Medical Responder

Sask Health Authority is recruiting Emergency Medical Responders throughout Saskatchewan!
For more information, or to apply, contact: Vanessa Lockhart at (306) 682-8190 or vanessa.lockhart@saskhealthauthority.ca
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Would you like to be a Patient or Family Partner in the Saskatchewan Health Authority?

SHA is looking for People who:

  • are Patients, Clients, Family or Support Persons with lived experiences in health care
  • People who represent diversity of backgrounds, persoectives, &  health care experiences
  • People who want to partner with staff teams, participate in health care improvements, & give overal input to the delivery of Health Care

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HELP International Shelterbelt Program
Tree Production, Research and Training Center

2023 Subsidized Shelterbelt Program Launch
The program is open to any rural or urban municipality, farms, acreage owners, other private or public landowners or community group for any purpose in tree planting. HELP continues to keep its tree prices lowest in Canada of any private or non-subsidized social enterprise. 

Three ways to order:

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Effective June 16, 2022 there is a fire ban in the RM of Progress No. 351. 

 

Hay Salvage - Key Dates

  • July 8 - Prior to and including this day, a landowner or lessee nearest to a highway ditch has the first opportunity to cut or bale hay. After this day, anyone may cut and bale hay in a highway ditch without permission of the adjacent landowner or lessee.
  • After July 8: Cut and bale is a first come, first serve basis. After this day, the nearest landowner's permission is not required. Cutting and baling should not be initiated, if a mowing contractor is mowing near the area.
  • August 8: All hay bales must be removed from ditches or they may be removed and disposed of at the discretion of the Ministry of Highways.
  • After August 8: Bales must be removed.

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Ditch Mowing - Key Dates

  • June 7-July 15: 
    • In the northern portion of the province, mowing includes a four-metre shoulder cut adjacent to the road on high-traffic two-lane, four-lane and secondary highways. Some highway intersections may receive a full ditch cut to ensure good sightliness
    • In the central and southern portion of the province, mowing includes a four-metre shoulder cut adjacent to the road on high-traffic two-lane and four-lane highways. Some highway intersections may receive a full ditch cut to ensure good sightlines.
    • Mowing will not be completed in the southwest and west central areas to allow additional time for producers to salvage hay in anticipation of below normal moisture conditions. 
  • July 16 – October 15:
    • In the northern portion of the province, contractors begin mowing the width of ditches along all four-lane highways. High traffic two-lane highways will receive a twelve-metre cut. Secondary highways will receive an eight-metre cut. All other highways get a four-metre cut.
  • August 15 – October 15:
    • In the central and southern portion of the province, contractors begin mowing the width of ditches along all four-lane highways. High traffic two-lane highways will receive a twelve-metre cut. Secondary highways will receive an eight-metre cut. All other highways get a four-metre cut. 

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Carbon Monoxide and Smoke Alarms in Residential Buildings

Saskatchewan's Building Code Regulations require every building with a reside4ntial occupancy to have carbon monoxide (CO) and smoke alarms installed by July 1, 2022, regardless of when the building was constructed. 

You can download and read building advisories to learn where CO and smoke alarms should be installed in residential buildings. 

If you have questions about the new CO and smoke alarm requirements, please contact the Building and Technical Standards branch at 306-787-4113 or btstandards@gov.sk.ca.

Strychnine - Last Date for Sale and Use

The Pest Management Regulator Agency (PMRA) has deregistered Strychnine. At this time the sale of Strychnine is prohibited by federal statute. 

The date of last use of Strychnine is March 4, 2023. Any remaining stocks of Strychnine should be used before that date; after this date, unused Strychnine will require disposal in an environmentally safe manner. For additional information on farm chemical disposal, please contact the Ag knowledge Centre at 1-866-457-2377. 

Further information about the PMRA decision on the use of Struchnine for Richardson's Ground Squirrels is available on the Government of Canada website.