Fence at City Hall in Regina coming down.

Fence at City Hall in Regina coming down.

Sep 28, 2023 | 7:42am
City workers will be taking down a massive fence placed around city hall, after the removal a homeless camp. Work is underway this morning. In the statement, City Manager Niki Anderson said the green spaces on the City Hall Courtyard are safe and clean. The fences have allowed the grass to recover, and have significantly […]

Encampment at City Hall being decommissioned

Jul 27, 2023 | 3:11pm

After 42 days, the encampment in front of City Hall is being decommissioned. Regina Fire Chief Layne Jackson made the decision. “Regina Fire and Protective Service had become increasingly concerned about the possibility of a significant fire at the encampment. Today’s (Thursday) fire confirms that the lives of those living on the encampment are at […]

Special city council meeting called to address City Hall encampment

Jul 26, 2023 | 4:35pm

After over 40 days of tents being set up in front of City Hall, Regina’s city council is set to hold a special council meeting about the encampment. The special meeting will be held Thursday at 2:00 p.m. with council set to provide “direction regarding how to address the encampment in the short-term,” given the […]

Encampment overdose highlights growing substance use challenges in Regina

Jul 20, 2023 | 6:10am

After 33 days, the tent encampment in front of City Hall has seen its first death. According to the Regina Police Service, one woman died from an apparent drug overdose Wednesday morning. Mayor Sandra Masters issued her condolences to the family and loved ones of the individual who tragically lost her life. “Every decision we […]

Tent encampment in front of City Hall continues to grow

Jul 19, 2023 | 9:42am

A month after the first tent was set up in front of the courtyard at City Hall, the encampment has continued to grow. The City of Regina said that the as of July 17, there are 83 tents in the courtyard, with 45 and 60 individuals estimated to be living at the encampment. Regina Fire […]