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A proposal to collect a levy from Saskatchewan residents to assist volunteer fire fighters in mental health strategies was voted down at SUMA’s convention this week.
A proposal to collect a levy from Saskatchewan residents to assist volunteer fire fighters in mental health strategies was voted down at SUMA’s convention this week. Clark Stork/northeastNOW Staff

Melfort fire chief advocating for mental health support

By Clark Stork
February 9, 2018 - 2:00pm

A proposal presented this week at the Saskatchewan Urban Municipality Association’s conference to collect a levy from every resident in the province to provide mental health support for volunteer firefighters was burned up in a vote.

Premier Scott Moe (left) was on hand for the kick off of Todd Goudy’s campaign to become the MLA for Melfort.
Premier Scott Moe (left) was on hand for the kick off of Todd Goudy’s campaign to become the MLA for Melfort. Clark Stork/northeastNOW Staff

Moe mingles in Melfort; Goudy launches campaign

By Clark Stork
February 3, 2018 - 10:35am

The city of Melfort will go down in history as the first official stop outside the legislature for new premier Scott Moe.

Just hours after he was sworn in as the 15th premier of Saskatchewan, the Rosthern - Shellbrook MLA stopped in the city. 

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