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.
A $2.5 million sculpture by artist Salvador Dali has been vandalized in Quebec City. Continue reading →
National Geographic recently named the Augustinian Monastery in Quebec City the top destination in the world for a physical and mental health reboot. Continue reading →
Would you try out the adrenaline-pumping, new 300-metre double zip line across the Montmorency Falls near Quebec City? Continue reading →
The Morrin Centre was once one of the oldest prisons in Quebec. Its summer prison tours are now more popular than ever. Continue reading →
Parti Québécois leadership hopefuls are revving up their campaigning this summer and some say they’re reinvigorated about Quebec independence after the Brexit vote. Continue reading →
Quebec’s health minister is taking the MUHC to task for denying doctor-assisted death to patients in palliative care. Continue reading →
When the ladder on a Quebec City fire truck broke during a fire in January, a family jumped four storeys to escape death. Their lawyer says the report the family has been waiting for provides few answers. Continue reading →
The new Pierre Lassonde pavilion, an over 160,000 square foot space will allow the public to see the museum’s decorative and design collection, contemporary art collection, as well as a gallery of Inuit art, among other collections. Continue reading →
Members of the LGBTQ community from around the province had the justice minister’s ear Tuesday as she prepares to draft a new government strategy to stamp out discrimination. Continue reading →
Police are still searching for suspects involved in delivering a pig head to the Islamic Cultural Centre in Quebec City. Continue reading →
The Quebec government’s health reforms could mean new work environments for doctors. That means that the more than 200 medical students graduating in Quebec City Friday need to be prepared for anything. Continue reading →
The Liberal government is working on province-wide legislation to deal with dangerous dogs, but in Quebec City the mayor is not waiting on provincial legislation. Continue reading →
“Family doctors in Quebec need to enroll between one and two new patients a day,” said Minister Gaetan Barrette. Continue reading →
The Draken Harald Harfagre is a modern day Viking ship that left Norway at the end of April with the goal of crossing the Atlantic Ocean. Continue reading →
Damning testimony about the “illegal awarding of government contracts” has outraged politicians at Quebec’s National Assembly. Continue reading →