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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 on February 5, 2021


'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. 

Published on on February 4, 2021


'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 on December 19, 2020

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Front-line worker says COVID-19 pandemic presents 'playground for traffickers,' hopes 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 on December 11, 2020


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 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 virus in late March and says he is still experiencing symptoms eight months later.

Published on on November 26, 2020


'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 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 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 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 on October 30, 2020


'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 on October 27, 2020

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'She wanted a little excitement': Saskatoon woman takes to sky in WWII-era biplane to mark her 90th

A Saskatoon woman celebrated her 90th birthday Friday by taking flight in an aircraft that has special meaning to her.

Published on on August 14, 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 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 on June 9, 2020


'Something I’ve always wanted to do': 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 on May 26, 2020


'Really excited': Saskatoon hair salons, retail stores reopen with COVID-19 precautions

Hairstylists, barbershops, retail stores and malls are now open for business under phase two of Saskatchewan’s five-phase plan to reopen the economy.

Published on on May 19, 2020


'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 on March 13, 2020


'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 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 on January 2, 2020


'He’d start by tickling you': Survivors share their stories of sexual abuse in 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 on November 14, 2019


'I could’ve been one of those people that died': Former drug user speaks on overdose crisis

Debbie Roberts has overdosed seven times, she is HIV-positive and she lost her eyesight in 2012 after doing crystal meth.

Published on on April 16, 2019


U of Sask 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 on March 26, 2019


Saskatoon skin care and cosmetics company named official sponsor of the Daytime Emmy’s

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 on March 22, 2019


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 on March 18, 2019


Canada 'pushing hard' for evidence from China amid canola exporting crisis, Carr says

Canada is still waiting on China to provide evidence for its decision to bar canola imports from one of Canada’s largest grain producers, according to Federal Minister of International Trade Jim Carr.

Published on on March 14, 2019

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