Premier Scott Moe spoke at the SUMA convention Monday in Regina.
Moe spoke to delegates from cities, towns, villages and First Nations from across the province in his first official speech as Premier of the Province.
Moe says he looks forward to working with Saskatchewan Municipalities and their organizations in the future.
“As we move forward, I think what’s incumbent on us and municipalities and their representative organizations, SUMA and SARM, to get back to the table over the course of the next number of months and year or two to ensure we can come up with the same type of stable, predictable funding formula for our municipalities, so they can meet their needs in the future.”
Moe says marijuana legislation and legal age of purchase is a large topic on the minds of leaders in the province.
“I have heard much discussion in my travels in the last number of months with respect to age acquiring pot, many of the other provinces have defaulted to their age of access to alcohol, and from a business perspective I can see where that would be advantageous,” Moe says. “But there is some very good evidence as well, and there is some thoughts, most notably from some medical organizations and individuals, it should even be later than that.”
The 113th SUMA convention concludes on Wednesday at the Queensbury Convention Centre.