Raquel Fletcher was born and raised in Saskatchewan, and is a graduate of the University of Regina School of Journalism.
After completing her degree, she spent five months working in Ghana, West Africa as a freelance writer/photographer and reporter with Skyy News Television Takoradi.
Fletcher has won two RTDNA awards – a 2013 national Dave Rogers short feature award for “Restored Memories” and a 2014 Prairie Region Dave Rogers long feature award for “Heroes and Builders.”
She has been an active volunteer with Journalists for Human Rights, speaks French and loves to travel.
She joined the Global Regina news team in January 2013 as a reporter and anchor before moving to Quebec City to take on the role as National Assembly correspondent.
The Canadian government has announced that Quebec’s Saint Jean-Baptiste holiday will be included as part of the country’s 150th anniversary celebrations. Continue reading →
Researchers at Université Laval in Quebec City have created a smart T-shirt that monitors the wearer’s respiratory rate in real time. Continue reading →
The government will not pass two important bills which impact Montreal: the pit bull ban and the bill mandating proper uniforms for police officers will not come to a vote this June. Continue reading →
Quebec premier Philippe Couillard says climate change could make flooding a bigger problem in Quebec, but the government program to map flood zones in the province was shut down 17 years ago. Continue reading →
The Liberal government says they don’t like the decision to merge Montreal ridings Outremont and Mont Royal, but accept it. Continue reading →
A new political poll indicates the Quebec’s Liberal Party and the Parti Québécois are on the decline when it comes to voter intention. Continue reading →
Government ads promoting the 2017 provincial budget cost Quebec taxpayers nearly $2 million. Continue reading →
Communities in the Mauricie Region are on high alert for heavy rains and winds. Yamachiche is still under a state of emergency. Water has dropped between three and four inches, but could rise again. Continue reading →
The opposition called the provincial government’s new Montreal light rail project bill “a legal bulldozer” and said the Liberals are demolishing citizen rights. Continue reading →
Quebec is the only province without a provincial watershed authority. Will that mean more flooding in the future? Continue reading →
Residents in Mauricie, on the northern shore of the Saint Lawrence River, are dealing with unprecedented flooding along Lac Saint-Pierre. The region is used to minor flooding, but things are worse this year. Continue reading →
Quebec politicians are foregoing question period at the National Assembly so they can head to their ridings to help residents affected by the floods. Continue reading →
Hours of questioning at Quebec’s National Assembly have failed to reveal any evidence about serious allegations made against the Liberal Party. Continue reading →
The head of Quebec’s anti-corruption squad, Robert Lafrenière, is testifying at the National Assembly to address numerous allegations. Continue reading →