Regina politics

Winter storms lead to Regina running operating deficit in 2022

May 4, 2023 | 2:21pm

The City of Regina released its year-end financial results for 2022, which showed a general operating deficit of nearly $1.6 million. The deficit was largely due to a rise in the winter road maintenance costs seeing the City spend an extra $7.7 million on maintenance. It also marks the first time in over 30 years […]

City Council still seeing major backlash over homelessness

Dec 22, 2022 | 3:43pm

Regina’s City Council approved its first 2-year budget on December 16 and it wasn’t approved without controversy. One of the main arguments during the budget was on the homelessness motion which had a plan to eradicate homelessness in the city within two years. City Manager Niki Anderson decided not to include the motion in the […]

City Council Dispute Lands In Court of King’s Bench

Dec 13, 2022 | 8:35am

A dispute between a Regina City Councilor and the new City Manager is being heard by a judge at Court of King’s Bench this morning. Councilor Andrew Stevens filed the lawsuit, after a proposal to end homelessness in Regina was left out of the proposed city budget. He wants it to be part of the […]

City approval of downtown parking leads to concerns from residents

Jul 15, 2022 | 4:56am

At Wednesday’s city council meeting, council approved demolishing two houses to make way for a new parking stall. Regina council approved the removal of the two buildings after a business requested that a lack of parking hurt their ability to hire and fill positions. With the approved removal, some residents are worried that Regina’s downtown […]

Hopkins says new council doesn’t have time to ease into responsibilities

Nov 10, 2020 | 3:49pm

Regina will have a definite new look at City Hall when council meets later this month after Monday night’s election. Five new councillors and a new mayor will give a fresh new look on things, but the group won’t have a lot of time to slowly get used to the work in front of them. […]