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An overview of Regina's Utilities

Here's a summary of how Regina's utility rate system works. A great deal of thanks is owed to city staff who helped me compile this information.  Continue reading

The low down on winter road maintenance

"Wow, driving conditions on Saskatchewan roads in the winter are great!" - Said no one, ever. I get it, road conditions are not optimal in the winter. Welcome to Regina. But the City does a good job with the budget and resources it has. Want more trucks, more service, and sidewalk clearance? Let's talk mill rate increases. Here's some information about the current Winter Maintenance Policy. Continue reading

Did regina turn poop into gold?

On January 30, 2017, Regina City Council approved an extension and renegotiation of the Western Potash agreement. The motion passed, with one against. Continue reading

City of Regina Sustainability Highlights 2017

Here is a list of environmental sustainability objectives that the City of Regina has taken on since 2008, as well as a few upcoming projects. What do you think we should add to this list? Continue reading

Council discussion on Truth and Reconciliation

The City of Regina is moving ahead with its adoption of recommendations put forward in the Truth and Reconciliation Report. Continue reading

SaskForward means changes for Regina

There were a lot of great conversations today at the SaskForward event here in Regina. Continue reading

It's time for Regina to develop a plan to end homelessness

It's time for Regina to follow the lead of communities like Medicine Hat and develop a strategy to end homelessness. Continue reading

TRC and land development issues discussed at the Jan. 18 Executive Committee meeting

Here's a summary of two issues council members discussed at the January 18, 2017 Executive Committee meeting. You can find a PDF of the public agenda here. Continue reading

Regina should make Housing First strategy a priority in 2017

Here's a letter to the editor I wrote about Housing First in Regina (Leader Post, January 5, 2017). The LP’s coverage of Housing First success stories reminds us that an end to homelessness is possible. Continue reading

How will the property reassessment impact your tax rate?

How will property reassessments impact your municipal tax rates? Here's some background as well as details about the appeal process. Continue reading