Lobby groups like the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) are quick to chastise public sector employers for “overspending” on salaries and employment benefits. This chorus typically becomes louder around budget time. But is there evidence to suggest that public employers, like the City of Regina, are overstaffed and overpaid? Historical trends say no.
Check out this breakdown of municipal taxes broken down by mill class.Read more
Please be advised that I will submit the following MOTION at the November 28, 2016 meeting of City Council.
Re: 1915 Retallack Street – former Victoria Campus School SiteRead more
In terms of priorities, where would you rank the importance of continued infrastructure investment?Read more
Throughout the election, a handful of advocacy groups and community associations ask for candidates' position on local issues. Here's my response to the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB). For many of the questions the CFIB required us to either "oppose" or "support" complex issues. I refused to provide a simple explanation.Read more
The Saskatchewan Office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) has announced the latest Living Wage calculations for the city of Regina.Read more
Ward 3 Candidate Andrew Stevens responds to the financial challenges facing Regina’s non-profit daycares
Childcare centres in Regina are feeling the pinch from city taxes.Read more