Michael Fougere News

Regina Mayor Michael Fougere (centre) watches Tribal Chief Edmund Bellegarde sign the Protocol of Recognition, Partnership and Respect on May 10, 2017.

City renews commitment to working with indigenous population

By Britton Gray May 10, 2017 - 9:18pm Updated: May 10, 2017 - 9:18pm

Ten years ago, the City of Regina signed an agreement it would work to strengthen its relationship with the indigenous people who live in the city.

On Wednesday, the...

On April 28, 2017, Regina Mayor Michael Fougere confirmed city hall is set to undergo $4 million worth of work over the year.

City hall set for $4M worth of repair and renos in 2017

By Kevin Martel April 30, 2017 - 8:44am Updated: May 1, 2017 - 7:00am

Regina City Hall is undergoing millions of dollars worth of renovations in 2017, part of the city's spending plans some might not have seen.

Mayor Michael Fougere...

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.


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 22, 2017 - 7:09pm

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...

Mayor Fougere addresses the city at the 50th annual State of the City on Feb. 23, 2017.

'I'm pushing for that:' Mayor wants to see Regina host Grey Cup

By Britton Gray February 23, 2017 - 8:52pm Updated: February 24, 2017 - 6:36am

At the 50th annual State of the City Address Thursday, Regina Mayor Michael Fougere made a comment in his speech that will get Rider fans buzzing.

While addressing the...

Rashid Ahmed (left) cancelled a trip to visit family in Tennesse because of uncertainty in the U.S..

U.S. travel ban worries refugee in Saskatoon, while Canadian politicians give support

By JT Marshall, Erin McNutt January 29, 2017 - 1:14pm Updated: January 29, 2017 - 2:41pm

Travel bans that are part of an executive order from U.S. President Donald Trump are starting to have a ripple effect in Canada.

Rashid Ahmed is a permanent resident...

Regina mayor Michael Fougere is off to Ottawa to be apart of the Big City Mayors' Caucus (BCMC).

Regina mayor headed to Ottawa to meet with other big city mayors

By Kevin Martel January 19, 2017 - 3:41pm Updated: January 19, 2017 - 3:41pm

Regina's mayor is headed to Ottawa to meet up with his big city colleagues hoping to make an impact on the Trudeau Government before the federal budget is released.


Regina mayor Michael Fougere is excited for what's to come in 2017.

Railyard Renewal Project, growth goals for Regina mayor in 2017

By Kevin Martel January 2, 2017 - 1:59pm Updated: January 2, 2017 - 1:59pm

Developing a big chunk of land along the Dewdney strip figures to be the top priority for Regina's mayor in 2017.

Just because some of the city's biggest projects in...

Mayor Michael Fougere pointed to the substantial completion of major projects like the new Mosaic Stadium and the new wastewater treatment plant as highlights of 2016.

'An incredible year:' Regina mayor reflects on stadium, wastewater projects in 2016

By Kevin Martel December 28, 2016 - 5:22am Updated: December 28, 2016 - 5:22am

Some of the biggest projects in Regina's history took a major step forward over the last year.

That's how Mayor Michael Fougere will remember 2016, as he reflected back...

I Love Regina Day went Saturday in Victoria Park

'We have so many things to offer' People gather at Victoria Park to celebrate Regina

By Michael Joel-Hansen August 27, 2016 - 4:04pm Updated: August 28, 2016 - 9:26am

It is a day to celebrate the Queen City, and to let people know why they love living here.

People gathered at Victoria Park Saturday for the annual I Love Regina Day....


3 now vying to be next mayor of Regina

By 980 CJME August 27, 2016 - 8:57am Updated: August 28, 2016 - 9:27am

There are now three people vying to be the next mayor of Regina.

Environmental activist Jim Elliott announced his candidacy on Saturday.

Elliott said his campaign...

Regina Mayor Michael Fougere says Regina has not been sitting idle in reducing it's emissions.

Saskatchewan Environmental Society urges cities to go carbon neutral

By Kevin Martel June 18, 2016 - 10:15am Updated: June 20, 2016 - 8:22am

Saskatchewan's two largest cities are being asked to be carbon-neutral by 2050.

That's what the Saskatchewan Environmental Society is urging for both Saskatoon and...