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Regina Mayor Michael Fougere questions funding to city libraries and no longer paying "grants in lieu" for Crown corporations.

Regina mayor 'grateful' revenue sharing intact, questions other issues

By 980 CJME March 22, 2017 - 4:28pm Updated: March 23, 2017 - 6:27am

While Regina's mayor said he's happy to see revenue sharing with the province continue, he found other areas of the budget concerning.

Mayor Michael Fougere said he is...

Former councillor Charlie Clark announced his candidacy for Saskatoon mayor in May 2016 and went on to claim victory in October's civic election.

Charlie Clark optimistic heading into 2017, despite economic challenges

By Chris Carr December 30, 2016 - 8:37am Updated: December 30, 2016 - 8:37am

While Saskatoon is at an exciting and dynamic time in its history, the city is also going through a challenging time economically.   2016 was a year that saw a continued ...

51-year-old political consultant Devon Hein entered the mayoral race just prior to nomination deadline.

Who is mayoral candidate Devon Hein?

By Chris Vandenbreekel September 22, 2016 - 4:17pm Updated: September 22, 2016 - 4:17pm

Saskatoon is getting to know Devon Hein.

The name raised eyebrows after the nomination period for the civic election closed on Wednesday and a finalized list of...

According to the city's website, Henry Dayday has withdrawn from the race.

Former Saskatoon mayor bows out of 2016 election race

By 650 CKOM September 20, 2016 - 5:56pm Updated: September 21, 2016 - 6:38am

It looks like the race for the mayor's chair in Saskatoon is down to three candidates.

According to the City of Saskatoon website, candidate Henry Dayday has withdrawn...

Mayoral candidate Don Atchison wants the trains out of Saskatoon.

Atchison wants trains out of Saskatoon

By JT Marshall September 17, 2016 - 10:20am Updated: September 20, 2016 - 12:18pm

The incumbent mayor wants trains out of Saskatoon.   Don Atchison said this is the only way a bus rapid transit system would work.

"I will continue to say this on an...

Charlie Clark is one of four candidates running for mayor in Saskatoon.

Saskatoon Mayoral candidate says he can save the city half a billion dollars

By Chris Carr September 16, 2016 - 1:05pm Updated: September 16, 2016 - 2:38pm

As far as mayoral candidate Charlie Clark is concerned, it's not about whether the city grows, it's about how the city grows.

With that in mind, Clark said on Friday he...

The 2016 race for mayor includes incumbent Don Atchison (left); Coun. Charlie Clark and former mayor Henry Dayday (right).

Poll gives Atchison slight edge over Clark in Saskatoon mayoral race

By 650 CKOM August 3, 2016 - 12:50pm Updated: August 3, 2016 - 12:50pm

It could be a tight race for mayor in Saskatoon if the results of a new poll are accurate.

A Postmedia poll conducted by Mainstreet Research last week randomly surveyed...

Charlie Clark, 42, was first elected to Saskatoon City Council in 2006, winning again in 2009 and 2012.

City councillor Charlie Clark expected to announce mayoral bid

By 650 CKOM May 13, 2016 - 1:06pm Updated: May 24, 2016 - 7:44am

Coun. Charlie Clark is set to announce he'll join the mayoral race in Saskatoon.

Multiple sources in the business community have confirmed they've been approached about...

 Erin Neufeld says she’s tired of sub-standard city services in her bid for mayor.

39-year-old woman joins race for Saskatoon mayor

By François Biber February 5, 2016 - 2:32pm Updated: February 5, 2016 - 2:32pm

We’re nine months from municipal election season and a new face is joining the race for mayor.

Erin Neufeld, 39, recently announced on her Facebook page her intentions...

Saskatchwan mayors on standby for federal stimulus money.

Sask. cities on standby for possible stimulus

By Adriana Christianson, Bryn Levy January 21, 2016 - 6:51am Updated: January 21, 2016 - 6:55am

Many mayors across Saskatchewan hope their communities get their share of a $1 billion federal stimulus package expected to flow to Saskatchewan and Alberta.

On Monday,...

Atchison now Saskatoon's longest running mayor

By François Biber October 27, 2015 - 2:35pm Updated: October 27, 2015 - 4:57pm

October 27 marks the day Mayor Don Atchison crossed into new territory; holding the title of Saskatoon’s longest-serving mayor at 12 years.

“I never thought I'd be a...

Mayor Michael Fougere

Fougere, Big City Mayors' Caucus call for Canada to help more Syrian refugees

By Kevin Martel September 12, 2015 - 1:37pm Updated: September 12, 2015 - 1:45pm

Canada's mayors agree that the federal government needs to do more to help Syrian refugees.

The Big City Mayors' Caucus is collectively agreeing action needs to be taken...