CBC Saskatchewan

Welcome to Keewatin Country

Keewatin Country is heard in Northern Saskatchewan, weekdays between 12 and 1:00 p.m. The broadcast is designed with Northern listeners in mind, and is heard over a network of FM frequencies.

About Tom Roberts

Tom Roberts is the host of KEEWATIN COUNTRY which is heard in Northern Saskatchewan, weekdays between 12 and 1:00 PM. The broadcast is designed with Northern listeners in mind, and is heard over a network of FM frequencies.

Tom Roberts was born in Stanley Mission, and went to the residential school in Prince Albert from the age of eight, until he was sixteen years old. In 1974 he started broadcasting on "northern news". The radio program was designed for northern Trappers. He later took journalism training at the Grant MacEwan community college, where he recieved a Certificate in broadcasting and video.

In 1984, Tom joined CBC Radio in La Ronge, as host of Keewatin Country, broadcasting in Cree and English.

Tom pays particular attention to the rapidly changing aboriginal political scene in the province and across the country. Combine this information with a mix of news, weather, road information, and music, and you have a captivating hour of radio.

Tom loves boating and fishing in the summer; snowmobiling in the winter; and really loves the outdoors, both summer and winter.