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Former RuPaul's Drag Race contestant collaborates with Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra 

A former contestant on RuPaul’s Drag Race is bringing her charisma, uniqueness, nerve and talent to the Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra.

Published on saskatoon.ctvnews.ca on October 22, 2021

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Saskatoon Indigenous-run hip hop record label aims to give young people a platform

An Indigenous-run hip hop record label in Saskatoon hopes to give young people a platform to inspire others.

Published on saskatoon.ctvnews.ca on October 20, 2021

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Saskatoon woman recounts hearing 'huge crash' when a truck slammed into the front of her house

Holly Parent, her husband and her son were at home when a truck smashed into the front of their house in the Dundonald neighbourhood early Wednesday morning.

Published on saskatoon.ctvnews.ca on August 18, 2021

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'It's a nightmare': Saskatoon man worries for his family, business in India as COVID-19 cases surge

Bob Behari moved to Canada from India 43 years ago and says it has been hard not being able to visit his family there due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published on saskatoon.ctvnews.ca on April 23, 2021

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'I’m just glad we’re alive': Victim of Saskatoon arson loses everything, searches for new home

A woman whose home is believed to be the target of arson says she and her daughter have lost everything.

Published on saskatoon.ctvnews.ca on March 12, 2021

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Province requests review into death of Sask. woman days after being released from Pine Grove Correctional Centre

The Saskatchewan government has requested a review into the death of a 34-year-old woman whose body was discovered in Saskatoon days after being released from Pine Grove Correctional Centre near Prince Albert.

Published on saskatoon.ctvnews.ca on February 20, 2021

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Family, supporters of Colten Boushie still seeking 'radical change' to justice system

It's been three years since Saskatchewan farmer Gerald Stanley was acquitted in the shooting death of Colten Boushie, a 22-year-old Indigenous man. Boushie's family and supporters say they're still seeking justice.

Published on saskatoon.ctvnews.ca on February 11, 2021

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'I got a sword above my headboard in case I need it': How some describe life inside a Saskatoon condo building

Isaias Ruiz bought his unit at Prairie Heights a month and a half ago. He hoped to move in with his pregnant wife and brother, but after seeing the conditions inside, he feels that's no longer an option. 

Published on saskatoon.ctvnews.ca on February 5, 2021

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'Living in a war zone': Saskatoon condo owner takes loss, sells at $25K to exit problem-plagued building

Geoff Wilkie bought a condo at Prairie Heights in Saskatoon's Pleasant Hill neighbourhood about 12 years ago. What he thought would be a great investment turned into a constant source of stress.

Published on saskatoon.ctvnews.ca on February 4, 2021

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'I don't want to get shot': Saskatoon head shop asks customers to briefly remove face masks after armed robbery

A Saskatoon head shop owner is asking customers to briefly remove their face masks upon entry after he was robbed earlier this month — an altercation that ended with him staring down the barrel of a gun.

Published on saskatoon.ctvnews.ca on December 19, 2020

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Front-line worker says COVID-19 pandemic presents 'playground for traffickers' in Saskatoon, hopes proposed legislation will help victims

A front-line worker in Saskatoon who helps women exiting the sex trade says she hopes the province's proposed human trafficking legislation will encourage more people to come forward.

Published on saskatoon.ctvnews.ca on December 11, 2020

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Family 'racing against the clock' to get loved one out of Saskatoon long-term care home with COVID-19 outbreak

Julie Dell believed a long-term care home would be the right place for her 63-year-old father who has a degenerative disease called Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP) — a debilitating brain condition.

Published on saskatoon.ctvnews.ca on December 9, 2020

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Saskatoon pharmacist experiences ongoing fatigue, gaps in memory months after contracting COVID-19

A Saskatoon pharmacist is urging people to take COVID-19 seriously after he contracted the infection in late March and says he is still experiencing symptoms eight months later.

Published on saskatoon.ctvnews.ca on November 26, 2020

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'We are losing the battle': As COVID-19 numbers surge, over 300 Sask. doctors sign letter calling for more action

A group of Saskatchewan doctors is urging the province to take further steps to curb the spread of COVID-19. 

Published on saskatoon.ctvnews.ca on November 11, 2020

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'The worst thing I've ever experienced': Sask. woman tests positive for COVID-19 while studying in the U.S.

A 25-year-old woman from Big River is questioning whether school is more important than mental and physical health after testing positive for COVID-19 while studying in the U.S.

Published on saskatoon.ctvnews.ca on November 3, 2020

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'I just couldn't believe it:' Photographer captures Saskatoon beaver bursting through ice 'like Superman'

A Saskatoon-based beaver has become a viral video star after a local photographer and nature enthusiast filmed it bursting through a frozen pond last week.

Published on saskatoon.ctvnews.ca on October 30, 2020

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How a long-lost canoe's 'bittersweet' return could help revive a traditional craft in a Sask. Cree community'

A hand-made canoe crafted in the early 1970s by a master builder in northern Saskatchewan has made its journey home after being stored somewhere unexpected for decades.

Published on saskatoon.ctvnews.ca on October 30, 2020

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'Still, the NDP can't break ground': Party's loss due to lack of focus on Sask. rural areas, panel says

A panel of political experts that convened as part of CTV News' election night coverage attributes the NDP's loss to its lack of focus on the province's rural areas and the fact that the party has become more left-leaning compared to previous years.

Published on saskatoon.ctvnews.ca on October 27, 2020

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Man who killed Saskatoon father of five sentenced to life in prison, no chance of parole for 13 years

Dallin Singharath, the 21-year-old man who shot and killed Tyler Applegate in his own backyard in July 2017, has been sentenced to life in prison and will not be allowed to apply for parole for 13 years.

Published on saskatoon.ctvnews.ca on June 26, 2020

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'We're heartbroken': Vigil held for 23-year-old Saskatoon woman who died after being hit by a vehicle in parking lot

A candlelight vigil was held Monday night for a 23-year-old woman who died after being hit by a vehicle in a Saskatoon parking lot over the weekend.

Published on saskatoon.ctvnews.ca on June 8, 2020

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'Something I've always wanted': Sask. teen set to perform on NBC's World of Dance 

A teen from Warman is set to take centre stage at a dance competition on a major U.S. television network.

Published on saskatoon.ctvnews.ca on May 26, 2020

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'I'm so sad': Artists disappointed but understanding after Junos cancelled in Saskatoon

Canadian reggae artist Jay Douglas found out that the Juno Awards Show had been cancelled on his flight to Saskatoon.

Published on saskatoon.ctvnews.ca on March 13, 2020

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'The system is broken': New report finds 30 per cent of Canadian inmates are Indigenous

A new report from a federal prison watchdog identified a 'disturbing' trend among Canadian inmates.

Published on saskatoon.ctvnews.ca on January 23, 2020

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'To find her alive was unbelievable': Dog recovers after being shot on family farm

A dog is recovering from a gunshot wound after she was shot on her family farm last week, according to the owners.

Published on saskatoon.ctvnews.ca on January 2, 2020

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'He'd start by tickling you': Survivors share their stories of sexual abuse in new documentary

A new documentary about a sexual abuse survivor's court battle with the Catholic Church kicked off the third annual Hot Docs Showcase in Sault Ste. Marie Wednesday night. 

Published on northernontario.ctvnews.ca on November 14, 2019

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U of S Muslim students and community members remember lives lost in NZ attacks

People gathered at the University of Saskatchewan Tuesday afternoon to remember the victims of New Zealand's mosque attacks.

Published on saskatoon.ctvnews.ca on March 26, 2019

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Saskatoon skin care and cosmetics company named official sponsor of the Daytime Emmys

A local skin care and cosmetics company has been chosen as the official gift lounge sponsor at the 46th annual Daytime Emmy Awards.

Published on saskatoon.ctvnews.ca on March 22, 2019

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Yorkton woman gets married in Christchurch, NZ following deadly terror attacks

For one Saskatchewan-born woman, the New Zealand terror attacks came at what should have been a very happy time.

Published on saskatoon.ctvnews.ca on March 18, 2019