Community Connections

  • January 14, 2015

    This is our Community a Celebration of Cultures

    Community Connections is pleased to invite you to our 4th annual event "This is our Community a Celebration of Cultures".  This event will be held on March 15, 2015 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm at the Glencairn Neighborhood Centre - 2626 Dewdney Ave. East

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  • September 14, 2012

    Special Olympic Truck Convoy & Truck Pull

    A TRUCK CONVOY of close to 70 trucks with large trailers left Saskatoon in the morning and arrived in Regina at the Turvey Centre at 1pm.

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  • September 8, 2012

    Canadian Paraplegic Association Relay

    I was honoured to attend and bring greetings to this fun event

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  • Chinese Freemasons of Regina

    We were pleased to attend their 4th Anniversary Banquet and Celebration

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  • June 23, 2012

    Aboriginal Day Live & Celebration

    I had the honor of attending the Opening Ceremonies of the National Aboriginal Day Live & Celebrations.

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  • K+S Potash Legacy Mine Ground Breaking Ceremony

    K+S Legacy Project near Bethune, Saskatchewan

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  • Feed the Kids Night

    At North Central Family Centre.

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APRIL 1, 2014

TRUCKERS GET MORE OPTIONS FOR HAULING GOODS

The Government of Saskatchewan has approved new trucking regulations that make shipping more efficient and cost effective.  The new regulations continue the work of making interprovincial trucking easier by harmonizing rules between Saskatchewan, Alberta and BC through the New West Partnership.

“These changes will enable industry to increase efficiency through reduced operating costs and reduced red tape,” Highways and Infrastructure Minister Don McMorris said.  “The changes give industry more options for transporting goods depending on the vehicle/trailer combinations and internal dimensions.”

For example, under the new regulations, tridem drive trucks (a truck with three rear-drive axles) can now tow pony trailers.  This change gives carriers who need to tow office trailers, RV’s and tool cribs the ability to minimize the number of trips, drivers and vehicles required.

Various amendments benefit the agriculture and resource sector and respond to requests made by the Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities.

“We are pleased to see the government responding to a resolution put forward by our members,” Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities President Dave Marit said.  “The increase in weight for tridem drive B-train combinations on secondary weight highways will help get product coming out of rural areas to market more efficiently.”  
 

The new regulations come into effect April 1, 2014.

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For more information, contact:

Mark Rathwell
Highways and Infrastructure
Regina
Phone: 306-787-8484
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

 

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