Regina city council to consider deal on sale of laneway crossing site of future Indigenous health centre – CBC

Dec 01, 2022

Administration recommends selling land to Cowessess First Nation for $1

Cowessess First Nation is one step closer to opening an urban Indigenous health centre in Regina.

The nation plans to build the facility on land it owns in the city, located on a block between Albert Street and Angus Street, and Sixth Avenue and Seventh Avenue.

However, the city still owns a laneway that runs right through the middle of that block.

On Wednesday, city councillors discussed the potential sale of the laneway — around 10,011 square feet of land — to the First Nation for $1.

“This situation is unique,” said Barry Lacey, executive director of financial strategy and sustainability.

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