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Changes to ward boundaries set to be implemented, despite city council’s rejection

Apr 6, 2023 | 11:19am

Regina’s city council has rejected the Municipal Ward Commission’s proposed ward boundary changes. Mayor Sandra Masters said that councils’ rejection of the Municipal Ward Commission report has no effect on its implementation for the next election meaning the commission’s proposed boundary changes will be in effect after the 2024 election. “The vote today has no […]

Regina city council approves application $128M in federal dollars for new aquatic centre

Mar 9, 2023 | 6:00am

After over a decade of Regina residents calling for a new aquatic centre, the City of Regina has moved one step closer to making that a reality. At Wednesday’s city council meeting, council unanimously approved applying to the federal government’s Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program (ICIP) and utilizing the remaining $128 million that has been […]

Regina council approves to make transit free for those under 13 and under

Jul 14, 2022 | 3:19pm

Public transit will be free for those under the age of 13. Regina city council voted unanimously on Wednesday to approve the decision. Previously, transit was only accessible for kids four and under, with youth between the ages of five and 14 having to pay $2.75 to ride the bus. Councillor Shanon Zachidniak brought forward […]

Regina council approves discretionary use application for cannabis shop in Whitmore Park

Jul 14, 2022 | 6:08am

Regina City Council approved a discretionary use application to allow the development of the Join Cannabis Shop in Regina’s Whitmore Park. The approved application came after the shop received development and building permits and invested more than $250,000 into the new location. However, six months later, the permit was rescinded due to the existence of […]

Regina council votes against mandating sprinklers in new residential builds

Jun 30, 2022 | 6:21am

Regina city council has decided not to mandate automatic sprinklers in new residential builds. The decisions came at Wednesday’s city council meeting and are a flip from last week’s executive committee when council voted in favour of the motion. A total of 13 delegations spoke on the motion, with the majority speaking against it. Mayor […]

Regina expanding backyard suites across entire City

Jun 20, 2022 | 2:56pm

The City of Regina will be expanding where a backyard suite can be built. At last week’s city council meeting, council voted to allow developers and homeowners to build backyard suites anywhere in the City. Previously backyard suites were only permitted in three areas of the City as part of a series of pilot projects. […]

City of Regina looking to redirect money for new aquatic centre

Jun 2, 2022 | 4:30pm

The City of Regina will be asking both the federal and provincial governments to redirect transit infrastructure money to help pay for a new aquatic centre. The City has received $128 million from the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program (ICIP) to put towards transit. However, the City is looking to put that money towards a […]