As part of our lobbying and advocacy efforts, the NSBA often writes to members of government and other stakeholders to communicate the positions of the NSBA membership. Below is a list of the letters submitted on behalf of the membership, starting with the most recent.

2024

NSBA Submission on Board file no. 037674-C (Maintenance of activities at CN) – May 21, 2024

NSBA Recommendations Regarding Crime and Safety in Saskatoon – May 10, 2024

NSBA’s Feedback on SaskPower Long-Term Supply Plan – April 26, 2024

NSBA Letter Regarding Saskatchewan Labour Market Strategy – April 24, 2024

2024 Commercial Contingency Letter – March 26, 2024

NSBA News Release Regarding 2024/2025 Provincial Budget – March 20, 2024

NSBA Letter of Support for Endorsing Phase 2 of the Saskatoon Freeway Project – March 4, 2024

NSBA Letter regarding Newcomer Integration in Saskatchewan – January 22, 2024

2023

NSBA Letter Regarding Saskatoon Minimum Parking Regulations – December 4, 2023

NSBA Letter Regarding Avenue C Bike Lane – December 4, 2023

NSBA Letter – 2024/2025 Preliminary Multi-Year Business Plan and Budget – November 27, 2023

NSBA Letter of Support for Meewasin – November 21, 2023 

NSBA Letter Regarding Emergency Residential Shelter Proposal – November 20, 2023

NSBA Letter of Support for Discover Saskatoon – November 07, 2023 

NSBA Employment Standards Revision Submission – October 26, 2023

NSBA Letter Supporting KPMG’S funding tools for DEED – September 11, 2023

NSBA Letter to City Council Addressing Funding Gap – August 10, 2023

NSBA Letter to City Council Regarding 2024/2025 Multi-Budget Report – July 18, 2023

NSBA Letter Regarding B.C. Port Strike – July 12, 2023

NSBA Letter – Request for Cost-Benefit Analysis of  Saskatchewan Revenue Agency – May 16, 2023

NSBA Letter – Concerns Regarding Tire Stewardship Program – May 8, 2023

NSBA Letter regarding Avenue C Bike Lane Proposal – April 6, 2023

NSBA Letter on Establishing a Municipal Development Corporation in Saskatoon – April 3, 2023

NSBA Letter to Minister of Finance regarding 2023-24 Provincial Budget  – March 31, 2023

NSBA Press release on 2023-24 Provincial Budget – March 22, 2023

NSBA Letter of Support for New Saskatchewan Polytechnic Campus – February 28, 2023

NSBA Letter to WestJet Regarding Minneapolis Flight – February 16, 2023

NSBA Letter to Flair Airlines – February 9, 2023

NSBA Letter to WestJet regarding additional flight service – February 3, 2023

2022

NSBA Letter Regarding 2023 Mid-Cycle Budget Adjustments – November 25, 2022

NSBA Preferred Site Selection for Downtown Event and Entertainment Arena – November 15, 2022

NSBA Preferred Site for Downtown Event and Entertainment District – September 22, 2022

NSBA Letter of Appreciation for World Junior bid – April 20, 2022

NSBA Press release on 2022/23 Provincial Budget Release – March 23, 2022

NSBA Request For Proposal: Development of a Strategic Plan

NSBA Letter Regarding City of Saskatoon Strategic Plan 2022-2025 – January 28, 2022

2021

NSBA Letter Regarding Wellness Centre Location – December 17, 2021

NSBA Letter Regarding Saskatchewan workers’ compensation system – December 14, 2021

NSBA News Release Regarding Approved Civic Budget for 2022/2023 – December 2, 2021

NSBA News Release Regarding 2022-2023 Business Plan and Budget – November 29, 2021

NSBA Letter to City Council Regarding 2022/2023 Business plan – November 29, 2021

NSBA Submission regarding 2022 and 2023 Indicative Budget – August 30, 2021

Downtown Entertainment District Advisory Group Letter of Support – August 20, 2021

NSBA’s Letter of Support Regarding Safe Air Service Resumption in Saskatoon’s John G. Diefenbaker International Airport – July 15, 2021

NSBA Letter of Appreciation and Congratulations to Premier Scott Moe – July 12, 2021

NSBA Response to LRWS on the Supervisory Employee Provisions Act – May 31, 2021

NSBA Support of Downtown Entertainment District – April 16, 2021

2020

Camponi Housing Rezoning Letter of Support – September 25, 2020

NSBA Commentary on 2020/21 Provincial Budget Release  – June 15, 2020

NSBA Recommendations on Crown and Agency Procurement – May 25, 2020

2019

2020 Civic Budget Submission – November 19, 2019

2020 Federal Budget Pre-Consultation – August 1, 2019

Multi-Year Budget Property Tax Options – July 26, 2019

Solair Neighbourhood Project – June 21, 2019

Bill C-48 and C-69 Response – June 12, 2019

Bill C-69: Submission to Senate Standing Committee – April 10, 2019

2018

2019 Civic Budget Submission – November 20, 2018

Proposal to Audit Saskatoon’s Development Levies – October 31, 2018

Trans Mountain Pipeline Court Decision – September 20, 2018

Cannabis Legalization & Workplace Impairment – August 27, 2018

2019 Federal Budget Pre-Consultation – July 20, 2018

Provincial Regulations for Transportation Network Companies – June 28, 2018

Congratulations to Leader Ryan Meili – March 12, 2018

Low Carbon Economy Leadership Fund – March 1, 2018

Protein Industries Canada – February 28, 2018

PST Exemption on Insurance Premiums – February 28, 2018

City of Saskatoon Procurement Policy – February 9, 2018

Congratulations to Premier Designate Scott Moe – January 27, 2018

2017

Saskatchewan Climate Change Strategy – December 22, 2017

Tax Abatements and Reassessment Cycles – October 5, 2017

Planning and Development Act – October 5, 2017

Tax Planning in Private Corporations – September 29, 2017

Increased Economic Immigration Levels – September 29, 2017

Premier Wall Retirement Announcement – August 16, 2017

City of Saskatoon Budget Format – August 15, 2017

2018 Federal Budget Pre-Consultation – August 1, 2017

Saskatoon Land Audit Report – July 28, 2017

City of Saskatoon Office Space Policy – June 26, 2017

Government of Saskatchewan Budget Direction – May 9, 2017

City of Saskatoon Property Tax Ratio – March 29, 2017

2016

Minister Goodale: Invitation to Speak – Dec 22, 2016

Saskatoon Land Audit Scope of Work – Dec 22, 2016

Mayor Clark: Meeting Follow-Up – Dec 19, 2016

Opposition to Federal Carbon Tax – Dec 8, 2016

Support for Enbridge Line 3 Project – Dec 8, 2016

Support for Energy East Project – Dec 8, 2016

2017 City Budget Submission – Nov 22, 2016

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