Family, friends of Rocky Lonechild dispute Regina Police Service account of arrest

The family of a man at the heart of a controversial violent arrest alleges Regina’s police chief provided an inaccurate account of the incident. On Dec. 13, 2019, a video circulating online showed Regina police officers chasing down Rocky Lonechild…

City of Regina to introduce protections for whistleblowers, modernize internal policies

The City of Regina is updating the internal policies governing employees, adding specific protections for whistleblowers. “It’s hard to say as an employer that you have instances that haven’t come forward because you don’t actually know,” Chris Holden, the city’s…

Regina police misidentify trafficking suspect after being given false information

A woman named in a press release circulated by the Regina Police Service on Wednesday is not a suspect in their drug investigation, officials said Thursday. A 25-year-old woman was falsely accused by Regina police of trafficking meth following a…

Regina Planning Commission approves concept plan for Dewdney Avenue rail yard

Having a concept plan for the old CP Rail yard south of Dewdney Avenue “really unleashes possibilities” says a city councillor on the Regina Planning Commission. The planning committee voted during its meeting Wednesday to recommend council approve the draft…

Unifor asks Co-op to resume negotiations, maintains position on pension security

Thirty-four days into the Regina Co-op refinery’s lockout, the union has reached out to the company about going back to the bargaining table – but isn’t willing to concede in the ongoing dispute over pension security. Scott Doherty, the executive…

Poems by man who killed Indigenous woman in Regina removed from parliamentary website

Two poems written by a man who killed an Indigenous woman have been removed from the parliamentary poet laureate website. The poems by Stephen Brown included one about a sex worker, eliciting a chorus of public concern, including from Manitoba…