Protesters call comments made by Regina mayor and councillors

Protesters call comments made by Regina mayor and councillors
Mayor's comments about civil disobedience spark protest at Regina City Hall
A group of Regina citizens is protesting Monday after Mayor Michael Fougere said there is 'never' a time for civil disobedience.

People upset with Mayor Michael Fougere's comments about civil disobedience showed up to protest Monday morning. “There is never, ever a time for civil disobedience,” Fougere said on Thursday. In response, protesters gathered near the Gandhi statue at

Mayor's comments trigger protest

A group of about 40 protesters rallied outside city hall on Monday in favour of civil disobedience. “At a certain point, you have to take a stand to protect basic social and economic rights for people, and civil disobedience is certainly a …

Mayor responds to civil disobedience rally

Comments by Regina's mayor and two city councillors brought a group of protesters to city hall on Monday. Bob Hughes of the Saskatchewan Coalition Against Racism said he was "shocked" by comments made by Mayor Michael Fougere last week.

Florence Stratton (L) and Bob Hughes (R) speak in front of the Gandhi statue outside Regina city hall during a protest in support of civil disobedience. CRAIG BAIRD/LEADER-POST. It was a remark that quickly made the rounds …

This led to a rally being held outside of city hall Monday with about 25 people showing up, some with signs that showed support for civil disobedience. Peter Gilmer was at the rally and he was disappointed in the mayor's comments. He said protests and …

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