Councillor Bob Hawkins

Regina City Council approves water fluoridation, passes conversion therapy ban

Aug 11, 2021 | 10:41pm

Regina City Council faced a daunting agenda on Wednesday with several contentious issues on the docket. Council first discussed water fluoridation, aiming to join other cities like Saskatoon and Moose Jaw in the practice. After lengthy debate, council approved the motion 10-1. Councillor Landon Mohl was the only one opposed. One strong advocate of fluoridation […]

Plastic bags soon to be banned in Regina

May 31, 2020 | 7:58am

The City of Regina has passed a resolution that will ban single-use plastic shopping bags, but it will not take effect until the COVID-19 pandemic is over. Councillor Bob Hawkins says that the ban shows the city’s commitment to becoming a sustainable city. “Plastic bags are not biodegradable, they don’t disappear, they stay around forever,” […]