The meeting began Wednesday, but the Community Wellness Committee only had time to hear out 16 of 26 delegations before the meeting’s allotted time in henry Baker Hall ran out.
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Connor O’Donovan joined the Global Regina newsroom as a digital broadcast journalist in April 2019.
After finding a meeting point for his love of writing and photography in TV journalism, he enrolled in NAIT’s Television Broadcasting program in 2014.
Following stints with CityNews Edmonton and the CKUA Radio Network, Connor hauled all of his possessions across the Prairies to the Queen City. Since then, he’s been eager to find out what makes Regina and southern Saskatchewan tick while slowly being converted into a Riders fan.
When not on the clock, Connor enjoys hiking, biking, and general meandering in the great outdoors. He also loves travel, a highlight of doing so being his 2014 trip through Nepal to Everest base camp with two of his childhood friends.
He’s excited to hit the road again once the pandemic subsides, and is eyeing South America for his next big adventure.
While his CFL loyalties may be flexible, his sporting roots will, of course, remain attached to the Edmonton Oilers.
Council approved the renaming by a vote of 9-2 Wednesday. Councillors Lori Bresciani and Terina Shaw voted against. The move follows public criticism of Edgard Dewdney’s legacy.
Council passed the plan unanimously Wednesday in a move applauded by several public delegations who said there is high demand for permanent supportive housing in Regina.
Holding Hope first recognized child abuse prevention month by planting a symbolic pinwheel display at City Hall. The group’s founder hopes Wear Blue Day sparks more conversations.
Amid continuing COVID-19 protocols, the SHA says family presence restrictions are currently at level three at Regina facilities, allow visitors primarily for end-of-life patients.
Ward 6 Councillor Dan LeBlanc says he’s heard frequent complaints from residents about the amount of litter in their yards as well in alleyways and vacant lots.
An administration report headed to Regina city council recommends taking the statue down and placing it in storage while a process to determine a new location takes place.
Dr. Alicia Thatcher pointed out one study that suggested those intellectually and developmentally disabled are nearly eight times more likely to die from COVID-19.
Regina city council has approved the 2021 Budget and over a decade-low mill rate increase of 2.34 per cent to support continued investment in infrastructure.
The woman says her experience began at the altar of a small-town Saskatchewan Evangelical church, where she was prayed over by hundreds, some of whom were “speaking in tongues.”
Temperatures soared to around the 20 degree mark in Regina as diners took advantage of the weather to down some early spring patio beers.
City council will review committee recommendations on new cycling rules, which also include fines for motorists following or passing too closely, at its March 31 meeting.
The rally was organized after a sermon delivered last Sunday at Regina Victory Church was condemned as “homophobic and transphobic.”
Marie Agioritis of Moms Stop the Harm Saskatchewan spoke to Global News about several ways technology is being used to prevent overdose fatalities in other parts of the country.
The bulk of the proposed property tax increase comes from an increase to police funding. The Regina Police Service is looking to add 11 full-time positions over the coming year.