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.
Scientists at Fisheries and Oceans Canada are desperately trying to find the cause of death of eight North-Atlantic right whales in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence. Continue reading →
Quebec’s Liberal Party is losing support with the anglophone community according to a new poll by Mainstreet Research. Continue reading →
A fleet of 39 tall ships sailed through the Saint Lawrence River to Quebec City for a grand celebration with its 3,000 crew members. Continue reading →
Hundreds of people in Quebec City waited over two hours Thursday to visit aboard what has been called the “most beautiful ship in the world.” Continue reading →
The Ursulines started the first school for girls in Quebec in the 1600’s. Now, their numbers are dwindling. Continue reading →
An annual First Nations pow wow near Quebec City is part of the official Canada 150 events, but the chief is joining many other aboriginal groups who say they want no part in the anniversary celebration. Continue reading →
This Canada Day, two Quebec political parties are in a race for English votes more than a year ahead of the next election. Continue reading →
The U.S. is Quebec’s biggest trade partner, with 70 per cent of exports heading south of the border. Some wonder if things will change now that Donald Trump is president. Continue reading →
The premier says he will soon create a special Anglophone Affairs Office and is considering naming a cabinet minister. Continue reading →
Quebec opposition parties say they welcome the federal investment in Montreal’s light rail project, but they insist the government’s plan is flawed. Continue reading →
Quebec’s auditor general has raised more concerns about the transport ministry. She said contracts are not fairly distributed – small firms are often excluded and cost estimates are not properly conducted. Continue reading →
A group home built just four years ago for people with severe disabilities will close July 1 because it can’t pay its bills. The move will actually cost the government more money at the same time it displaces 20 people. Continue reading →
The Couillard government is investing in some of Quebec’s youngest learners, giving money to day cares and kindergartens. The move targets low-income families. Continue reading →
People who have been victims of fraud can apply to Quebec’s financial markets authority for compensation, but that doesn’t mean they’ll receive any cash. Continue reading →
The Liberal government says its found a way to pass a controversial bill that will give cities more powers. Continue reading →