Douglas “Doug” R. Archer was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba and raised in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Saskatchewan. In 1971 he moved to Regina, where he worked in the provincial civil service before forming Knight Archer Insurance in 1983. He was elected to City Council in 1985 and served as Mayor from 1988 to 2000.
CORA-C-1009 Doug Archer with 1994 Women’s Olympic and World Champion Curling