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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 - 3:27pm

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 - 7:44am Updated: October 31, 2016 - 7:45am

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 12, 2016 - 12:30am

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 - 6:30pm

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....

Jerry Flegel announcing his bid for re-election on August 11, 2016.

Flegel seeking re-election in Ward 10

By 980 CJME August 11, 2016 - 6:13pm Updated: August 11, 2016 - 8:16pm

Residents of Ward 10 will see a familiar name on their ballots when voting for their councilor in the upcoming municipal election.

Jerry Flegel officially announced...

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

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

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.


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 - 5:54am Updated: June 27, 2016 - 7:44am

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.

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

By Kurtis Doering May 24, 2016 - 7:44pm Updated: May 25, 2016 - 8:24am

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...

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Saskatoon parcel YY developers receive $4.7-million tax break from city

By Lasia Kretzel April 25, 2016 - 6:43pm Updated: April 26, 2016 - 7:35am

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...

Taylor Turner and Daniel Freer with their dogs at the dog park in Regina.

Regina city council approves new dog parks, supports LPGA event

By Kevin Martel March 30, 2016 - 7:27am Updated: March 30, 2016 - 7:27am

Paws of support are going up around the Regina city council table to add more off-leash dog parks.

Council unanimously voted to approve creating up to six more year-...

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Council debates public art policy

By Bryn Levy March 1, 2016 - 6:33am Updated: March 1, 2016 - 7:00am

Certain major projects undertaken by the city of Saskatoon will carry a public art component after a vote by city council Monday.

The policy calls for public art costing...

City Council held its last full session of 2015 on Dec. 14.

Council approves fee hikes for Saskatoon

By Bryn Levy December 14, 2015 - 4:44pm Updated: December 15, 2015 - 6:40am

People in Saskatoon will need to dig deeper into their wallets after city council approved a series of fee increases on Monday.   Prices for monthly and yearly bus passes will...