executive committee

Regina Executive Committee approves hiring of consultant for Dewdney Corridor improvements

Jul 10, 2021 | 7:27am

Regina’s Executive Committee voted to enter a contract with a consultant to help plan the rejuvenation of the Dewdney Avenue Corridor. The improvements to the corridor will include beautification and repairs to plumbing and other infrastructure. Mayor Sandra Masters says despite proposed plans for a baseball stadium, the project is about the street itself. “It’s […]

City of Regina looking to implement multi-year budgeting framework

Jul 7, 2021 | 4:49pm

Regina’s Executive Committee approved a recommendation that would look at implementing multi-year budgeting starting in 2022. The city currently budgets one year at a time. Mayor Sandra Masters says many jurisdictions are adopting multi-year budgeting as it provides community organizations with some more clarity. “Multi-year budgeting is intended, of course, to line up the short-term […]

Regina’s proposed inclusion and diversity committee tabled for further review

Jun 20, 2021 | 9:29am

A proposed diversity committee is being put on pause after there were concerns raised about how the committee would look. Speaking at Regina’s Executive Committee meeting Wednesday, members of Black in Saskatchewan said the committee’s mandate doesn’t explicitly address racism or discrimination. Mayor Sandra Masters says the city’s plan was to try to inclusive as […]

REAL looking to renovate Canada Centre to accommodate court sports, skateboarding

Jun 17, 2021 | 9:50am

Regina Exhibition Association Limited (REAL) went to Regina’s Executive Committee to propose a new and improved Canada Centre to create space for more sports in the city. The new space would feature basketball and volleyball courts, pickleball courts, and an indoor skate park. REAL CEO Tim Reid says he’s thrilled to have received support from […]

City exploring growth options post-pandemic

Apr 21, 2021 | 1:22pm

Regina’s Executive Committee spent most of their meeting Wednesday discussing what the city needs to do to grow post- pandemic. One area they want to focus on is where to attract people to live in the city, whether that be downtown or keep expanding the city outwards. Mayor Sandra Masters says the best way to […]

Regina City Council halts in-person meetings until end of April

Mar 17, 2021 | 4:19pm

One year after COVID-19 took hold in Saskatchewan, Regina City Councillors will once work virtually, as COVID-19 variant numbers skyrocket in the city. The emergency motion, proposed by Ward 2 Councillor Bob Hawkins, was passed unanimously after numbers showed 65 percent of Saskatchewan’s new COVID-19 cases, and 90 percent of variant cases, are in Regina. […]

City to approve installation of permanent safety barriers on Transit buses

Mar 4, 2021 | 7:42am

The City of Regina has put forward legislation that would see safety barriers become permanent on Regina Transit buses. The move comes after concerns were brought forward by the Transit Union about protecting drivers from physical harm, as well as COVID-19. Mayor Sandra Masters says Regina is joining other jurisdictions in installing the barriers. “Most […]

Regina City Council scraps fossil fuel ad ban

Jan 27, 2021 | 8:09pm

After a week of intense backlash, Regina City Council decided to remove an amendment proposed at its Executive Committee meeting. If the motion had been passed it would’ve banned fossil fuel companies from advertising with the city. Mayor Sandra Masters says while the motion was rescinded, the message of sustainability stays the same. “My Council […]

Controversial oil and gas amendment from Regina City Council loses more support

Jan 25, 2021 | 9:14pm

Another member of Regina city council has pulled back support from a controversial amendment that would prohibit oil and gas companies from sponsoring or advertising on city property. Ward 6 Councillor Dan LeBlanc, who originally put forward the amendment that was approved during Executive Committee last week, announced on social media he would support withdrawing […]