City Council News

Regina city council made adjustments to their 2017 budget to make up for a funding shortfall on April 18, 2017.

Regina residents react to council budget decisions

By Britton Gray April 19, 2017 - 8:27pm Updated: April 19, 2017 - 8:30pm

Regina residents are finding out how the city is making up for the funding shortfall it is facing.

City council approved measures to make up a $10.3 million funding...

One of the recommendations that will be brought to city council on April 10, 2017 is to not run city buses on stat holidays.

Regina residents sound off on recommended city cuts

By Britton Gray April 10, 2017 - 8:42pm Updated: April 10, 2017 - 8:45pm

People in Regina are weighing in on some of the recommendations being made to city council.

On Monday night, city council will be deciding on how they will fill the over...

Mayor Michael Fougere said he wants to adjust the mill rate according to what people in Regina say.

Regina property taxes to be decided at council meeting Monday night

By Sarah Mills February 13, 2017 - 6:32am Updated: February 13, 2017 - 7:43am

This year's property tax increase will be determined at Monday night's city council meeting.

In January, the administration proposed a 4.18 per cent increase to the mill...

The City of Regina has approved its snow route pilot program, which would include the stretch of Victoria Avenue from Broad Street to Winnipeg Street.

Regina city council votes in favour of snow route program

By Kevin Martel January 30, 2017 - 4:52pm Updated: January 30, 2017 - 8:59pm

Regina city council has given the green light to its snow route program for next winter.

Council voted in favour of the pilot program Monday night, which, after a...

Regina city council votes against adding imperial measurments to bridge and underpass sigange.

Regina city council votes against bridge and underpass signage

By Jessika Guse January 12, 2017 - 3:27pm Updated: January 12, 2017 - 3:30pm

The City of Regina has chosen to not add imperial measurements to underpasses and bridges.

Norman Kyle, Director of Transportation and Roadways said the rationale behind...

Monday’s ceremony will also make official the historic first female-majority city council in Saskatoon.

Saskatoon city council to be sworn in Monday

By 650 CKOM October 31, 2016 - 7:38am Updated: October 31, 2016 - 10:09am

A clean slate stands before Saskatoon's newly-elected city council as they prepare to be sworn in Monday night.

There will be both new faces and familiar ones around the...

Mayoral candidates Don Atchison, Devon Hein, Charlie Clark and Kelley Moore faced off Tuesday night at Broadway Theatre.

Mayoral candidates clash on Broadway Theatre debate stage

By Chris Vandenbreekel October 12, 2016 - 12:16am Updated: October 19, 2016 - 11:58pm

The temperature of Saskatoon's mayoral race is rising.

Kelley Moore, Charlie Clark, Don Atchison and Devon Hein all provided heat to Tuesday's debate at Broadway Theatre...

Saskatoon city councillor Pat Lorje faces backlash over tweet.

Saskatoon councillor standing by tweet suggesting Syrian refugees need warning of fireworks

By 650 CKOM September 6, 2016 - 6:27pm Updated: September 6, 2016 - 8:48pm

Saskatoon City Councillor Pat Lorje caused a stir on social media over the Labour Day long weekend after linking the Potash Corp fireworks festival to Syrian refugee trauma....

Regina City Council rejected an application for a new building at 13th Avenue Elphinstone

Application denied for new mixed-use building in Regina's Cathedral area

By 980 CJME July 26, 2016 - 11:17am Updated: July 27, 2016 - 8:55am

The Cathedral neighbourhood will stay as-is for now after an application for a new building at 13th Avenue and Elphinstone Street was denied Monday night.

The...

Flowers surround the Gordie Howe statue outside SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon following the hockey legend's death on June 10, 2016.

Councillor wants to see Gordie Howe Bridge in Saskatoon

By 650 CKOM June 27, 2016 - 5:50am Updated: June 27, 2016 - 7:39am

There is already a rink, football field, campground, statue and sports complex in honour of Gordie Howe in Saskatoon, but if Coun. Darren Hill gets his way, there will be one...

Tiffany Paulsen was first elected in Ward 9 at the age of 27, making her the youngest council member ever elected in Saskatoon.

Coun. Tiffany Paulsen will not seek re-election in October

By 650 CKOM May 24, 2016 - 7:44pm Updated: May 25, 2016 - 10:53am

One of the longest-serving members of Saskatoon city council will not be seeking re-election this fall.   In a brief statement at city hall Tuesday, Coun. Tiffany Paulsen said...

The proposed design concept for the Parcel YY development.

Parcel YY developers receive $4.7-million tax break from city

By Lasia Kretzel April 25, 2016 - 6:43pm Updated: April 25, 2016 - 7:11pm

Developers of a major river front condominium-hotel-office project got a big tax break from Saskatoon city council Monday in a move expected to cost the city around $4.7...

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