Fougere comments on mayoral race as election campaign reaches final stretch

Nov 8, 2020 | 10:28am

Sunday is the last day of campaigning for the civic election Eight of the nine mayoral candidates in Regina are hoping to unseat incumbent Michael Fougere who aims to return for a third term as mayor of the Queen City. He said he is proud of what he has accomplished so far as mayor and […]

Fougere promises $250k for mental health and addictions if re-elected mayor

Nov 5, 2020 | 2:24pm

Regina Mayor Michael Fougere says he’ll work to do more to provide local mental health and addictions supports if re-elected. He announced the final point of his election platform on Thursday morning in Regina – $250,000 annually to provide a first point of access where people who are struggling can access immediate, expert and local support. […]

Fougere encourages mayoral candidates to state their positions on Cook residence

Nov 4, 2020 | 1:32pm

Days before the Regina municipal election, Mayor Michael Fougere has declared his opposition of the Cook residence being redeveloped to condos. He is also challenging other mayoral candidates to state their position on the property’s future. The current owner of the heritage property located on the corner of Albert Street and Hill Avenue, Carmen Lien, […]

Regina mayoral candidates discuss plans for COVID-19 recovery, infrastructure during debate

Nov 3, 2020 | 12:28am

Voters in Regina had a chance to hear from the city’s mayoral candidates during Monday night’s election debate televised on AccessNow TV. Nominees answered a series of questions covering everything from their plans to help the city recover from COVID-19 to improvements to the city’s infrastructure. Now onto growth-related infrastructure. Flegel: my plan is to […]

Regina Mayoral debate goes Monday night on AccessNOW TV

Nov 2, 2020 | 4:50am

Monday night is the one chance mayoral candidates in Regina’s civic election have to debate the issues ahead of next week’s vote. Seven of the nine candidates will take part in the two hour debate, moderated by Regina and District Chamber of Commerce CEO John Hopkins. Hopkins says he will focus on topics Regina residents […]

Advance polls for Regina municipal election begin next week

Oct 30, 2020 | 2:58pm

Regina voters are being encouraged to take advantage of advance polls for the 2020 municipal and school board election. Elections Regina will set up advance polls at five locations across the city from November 2 to 4. All polling stations will be wheelchair accessible. Jim Nicol, city clerk and returning officer for the election, said […]

Masters announces plans for new aquatic centre if elected Regina’s next mayor

Oct 28, 2020 | 12:44pm

One of Regina’s mayoral candidates has announced her intentions of building a new aquatic centre in the city if  elected. Sandra Masters announced on Wednesday morning that the cost for this proposed year-round facility is estimated at $85 million. Funding would be drawn from municipal, provincial and federal governments each pitching in 30 per cent […]

Fougere questions Masters’ election promise of 15 per cent efficiencies for city operations

Oct 22, 2020 | 5:17pm

Incumbent Regina Mayor Michael Fougere took issue to one of mayoral candidate Sandra Masters’ platform promises. Earlier this month, Masters promised to find 15 percent in operations savings by increasing efficiencies in city operations. Fougere says this plan is dangerous, especially during a pandemic. “Ms. Masters is planning to find 15 percent in city cuts […]