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.
More allegations have surfaced against Quebec’s new transport minister Laurent Lessard. Continue reading →
The opposition is calling for Transport Minister Laurent Lessard to resign, just three weeks after he was appointed. Continue reading →
The Quebec English School Board Association says there are still problems with the government’s new education reform legislation, Bill 105. Continue reading →
The Coalition Avenir Quebec is threatening to sue the provincial government, claiming a former party employee stole their confidential documents. Continue reading →
The National Assembly is back in session in Quebec City. The Liberals are trying to put Rona and Uber behind them to focus on new legislation while Parti Québécois leadership candidates continue to battle. Continue reading →
Bill 70 could cut social assistance cheques in half if people don’t seek work through the government’s new Objectif Emploi program. Continue reading →
Advocates defending the rights of people in the government’s care are accusing officials of keeping controversial budget cuts a secret. Continue reading →
Disgraced former transport minister Jacques Daoust will not testify at the National Assembly. Continue reading →
It was, at times, hard to tell who was friend and who was foe for the candidates in the Parti Québécois leadership race at a Wednesday morning caucus meeting in Quebec City. Continue reading →
A top manager at a Quebec City construction company is speaking out about gender stereotypes and calling on people to rethink male-dominated industries. Continue reading →
Taxi drivers are considering taking the Quebec government to court over its last-minute deal with Uber. Continue reading →
Quebec premier Philippe Couillard was forced to defend the integrity of his party Wednesday at the Liberal caucus meeting in Gatineau. Continue reading →
Two Parti Québécois leadership candidates are accusing the front-runner of playing dirty and obstructing democracy. Continue reading →
The Coalition Avenir Quebec has backtracked on its position to ban burkini bathing suits at its pre-session caucus in Saint-Jérôme. Continue reading →
The first English flight college in Quebec City opened this summer. The school’s owners say the aviation industry is growing and the college will train Quebec pilots to fly anywhere in the world. Continue reading →