Canada Water Agency

Regina hoping to become home of new Canada Water Agency

May 28, 2021 | 10:38am

The City of Regina has submitted its proposal to be home to the new Canada Water Agency. The bid has support from government, academic, business, and environmental organizations from around the province. Mayor Sandra Masters says she’s excited about the proposal. “Regina has a compelling story to tell, and I’m very pleased at the regional […]

SARM concerned about proposed Canada Water Agency

Mar 29, 2021 | 5:26am

Rural Municipalities in Saskatchewan are expressing opposition to the creation of the Canada Water Agency. SARM president Ray Orb says councillors are concerned the water agency will add more bureaucracy and costs of municipal water projects. “We’re interested in what the federal government thinks about overlapping jurisdictions, perhaps putting regulations in place, that could either […]

Economic Development Regina and others launch bid to bring Canada Water Agency to Regina

Mar 22, 2021 | 11:50am

It’s a “Team Saskatchewan” approach to bring the Canada Water Agency to Regina. Economic Development Regina (EDR), along with other groups and organizations in the province, formally announced their efforts to establish the agency in the provincial capital on Monday. Supporting the bid launched by EDR and the city are the File Hills Qu’Appelle Tribal […]

Fougere sending letter to Ottawa with throne speech wishlist

Sep 21, 2020 | 10:32am

Mayor Michael Fougere is hoping the federal government can help the city out in this week’s throne speech. Fougere has written a letter to Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland asking for the federal government to locate the proposed Canada Water Agency headquarters in Regina. Fougere says Regina is perfectly positioned in the […]