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People gathered in Regina's Victoria Park to celebrate 4/20 on April 20, 2017.

Regina celebrates 4/20 as pot legalization looms

By Britton Gray April 20, 2017 - 9:48pm Updated: April 20, 2017 - 9:48pm

Spirits were high in Victoria Park as pot legalization is now inching closer to becoming a reality.

On Thursday, around 100 people of all ages gathered at the park in...

Regina residents will need to find other ways to dispose of hazardous household waste which could mean taking it to the landfill.

Environmental groups concerned with program cuts

By Britton Gray April 20, 2017 - 3:56pm Updated: April 21, 2017 - 11:17am

Environmental groups are worried about some of the cuts made by Regina city council.

Council approved an one year elimination of the household hazardous waste days and...

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 - 8:27pm

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...

There was a collision between an SUV and medical scooter in downtown Regina on April 18, 2017.

Morning crash in Regina sends 83-year-old man to hospital

By 980 CJME April 18, 2017 - 4:57pm Updated: April 18, 2017 - 4:57pm

Regina police are investigating a collision between an SUV and a mobility scooter which sent an elderly man to hospital.

Police responded to an incident at the...

A photo of Cherish Emily Leigh Longman provided by RCMP on April 18, 2017.

RCMP looking for wanted woman believed to be in Regina

By 980 CJME April 18, 2017 - 3:41pm Updated: April 18, 2017 - 3:41pm

RCMP believe a woman that's wanted by police may be in Regina.

Punnichy RCMP are trying to locate 18-year-old Cherish Emily Leigh Longman.

Longman has an...

Regina Pats fans lined up on April 16, 2017, two hours before the box office opened to sell tickets for Game 7 against the Swift Current Broncos.

Early bird gets the tickets as Pats Game 7 sells out

By Jessika Guse April 16, 2017 - 10:16pm Updated: April 17, 2017 - 9:59am

It didn’t take very long for available tickets to run out for the seventh and deciding game between the Regina Pats and Swift Current Broncos.

Dozens of fans lined up...

The city says the landfill along with the North West Leisure Centre and the Sandra Schmirler Leisure Centre will be closed April 14, 2017.

Regina landfill, leisure centres closed for Good Friday

By 980 CJME April 14, 2017 - 8:10am Updated: April 14, 2017 - 8:13am

For those wondering about which city services will be running normally on Friday, the city has released its Easter long weekend schedule.

It said the landfill will be...

Finance Minister Kevin Doherty and Mayor Michael Fougere continue to disagree on how the City of Regina should make up a funding shortfall after the provincial budget was released March 22, 2017.

Regina, province still butting heads on funding shortfall

By Kevin Martel April 11, 2017 - 7:05am Updated: April 11, 2017 - 7:05am

Regina Mayor Michael Fougere and provincial Finance Minister Kevin Doherty continue to disagree and butt heads on how a funding shortfall should be made up by the City of...

Regina Fire & Protective Services decipher a plan on how their rescue crew will go into the trench where a Regina city employee fell into on April 10, 2017.

Regina employee falls 18 ft. while working on water line

By Jessika Guse April 10, 2017 - 11:43pm Updated: April 11, 2017 - 9:39pm

The specialized technical unit of the Regina Fire & Protective Services was called out Monday afternoon as a City of Regina employee had fallen into an 18-foot trench....

Children sing 'God Save the Queen' near the beginning of the Vimy Ridge commemoration ceremony on April 9, 2017.

Vimy Ridge Battle commemorated in Regina a century later

By Kevin Martel April 9, 2017 - 8:28pm Updated: April 10, 2017 - 7:05am

It may have been fought a century ago, but the Battle of Vimy Ridge and the sacrifices thousands of Canadian soldiers made or were prepared to make are still remembered and...

Regina Mayor Michael Fougere says difficult decisions lie ahead for city council as they work to close a $10.3 million funding gap.

Regina mayor expects difficult decisions at council meeting

By Brant Hilton April 8, 2017 - 2:33pm Updated: April 10, 2017 - 6:33am

When it comes to finding a way to fill a $10.3 million funding shortfall, Regina Mayor Michael Fougere is letting people know difficult decisions will need to be made.


During a special emergency meeting on March 27, 2017, Regina city council asked administration to re-open the previously passed budget and look for millions of dollars in savings to offset decisions made in the provincial budget.

Amended city budget reveals another property tax hike

By 980 CJME April 7, 2017 - 3:59pm Updated: April 7, 2017 - 4:10pm

Property taxes are set to rise again in Regina, as the city made new recommendations on how to mitigate the shortfall left by funding changes made in the province’s budget....