Dec 3, 2013 | 8:30Saskatoon Morning PotashCorp Announces Major Layoffs Audio
Saskatoon Morning PotashCorp Announces Major Layoffs Dec 3, 2013 | 8:30PotashCorp has announced major layoffs.
President Bill Doyle says the layoffs are necessary to keep the company competitive,
and are driven by slow global growth in demand. CBC Reporter Dan Zakreski spoke with Doyle early this morning. Later, Leisha Grebinski spoke with Peter Phillips, an economist at the University of Saskatchewan about the impact this may have on the industry.
Nov 25, 2013 | 7:26Saskatoon Morning Saskatoon Car Share Co-Operative Audio
Saskatoon Morning Saskatoon Car Share Co-Operative Nov 25, 2013 | 7:26Car share programs are popular in many Canadian cities. But they have been slow to catch on in Saskatoon. That may soon change. City administration is endorsing a pilot program that could be up and running as soon as next month. Fred Khonje is the chair of the Saskatoon Car Share Co-operative, he joined Leisha Grebinski in studio YXE.
Dec 2, 2013 | 4:57Saskatoon Morning 31 Vehicle Pile-Up Near North Battleford Audio
Saskatoon Morning 31 Vehicle Pile-Up Near North Battleford Dec 2, 2013 | 4:57A major pile-up involving 31 vehicles resulted in dozens of injuries and forced a highway closure southeast of North Battleford on the weekend. It happened Saturday morning on Highway 16 near the village of Maymont. The area was very foggy at the time. MD Ambulance spokesperson Troy Davies says, it could have been the "deadliest crash of the year" in Saskatchewan. Troy Davies joined host Leisha Grebinski for more.
Dec 4, 2013 | 11:31Saskatoon Morning Canadians Math Skills On The Decline Audio
Saskatoon Morning Canadians Math Skills On The Decline Dec 4, 2013 | 11:31If the thought of performing long division or "solving for x" makes you want to smash your calculator, you're not alone. Canadian students are slipping further and further behind when it comes to knowing their math. For some thoughts, Leisha was joined by Egan Chernoff. He's an assistant professor at the University of Saskatchewan. Where he teaches the next generation of math teachers.
Dec 6, 2013 | 14:33Saskatoon Morning Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Lives Here In Saskatoon Audio
Saskatoon Morning Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Lives Here In Saskatoon Dec 6, 2013 | 14:33A warning, this story contains strong language.
This week, we've been talking about PTSD. The reason? Because the military is now dealing with four recent deaths, suspected suicides. And the question is out there, are soldiers getting the help they need? Saskatoon Morning's Dan Kerslake produced a documentary in 2010. It was about a soldier, a local man named Leander, who was dealing with PTSD. With our focus on the problem this week, we thought it would be a good idea to re-play his story.
Then, Dan followed up on the story and spoke with Leander's mother Agnes Helmink to find out how things turned out.
Jun 28, 2013 | 5:20Saskatoon Morning Five Alarm Funk Audio
Saskatoon Morning Five Alarm Funk Jun 28, 2013 | 5:20What do you get when you pack 10 musicians into a 15 passenger van... an orgy of sound! Leisha Grebinski had a chat with Tayo Branston who plays drums and sings with Five Alarm Funk. They're a horn powered band set to play the Saskatchewan Jazz Festival.
Nov 27, 2013 | 9:10Saskatoon Morning Scottish Crime Writer Ian Rankin Audio
Saskatoon Morning Scottish Crime Writer Ian Rankin Nov 27, 2013 | 9:10Ian Rankin is a well-known Scottish crime writer, best known for his Inspector Rebus novels. He's just released the latest in that series, Saints of the Shadow Bible. In the novel inspector Rebus has come out of retirement, to solve a car crash and a 30 yr old murder. Ian Rankin was in Saskatoon for the launch of his book. He popped by studio YXE for a chat with LeishaScottish.
Oct 17, 2013 | 12:00Saskatoon Morning CFL Panel With Brent Hawkins And Eric Anderson Audio
Saskatoon Morning CFL Panel With Brent Hawkins And Eric Anderson Oct 17, 2013 | 12:00We're 16 weeks into the CFL season, and the bumps and bruises are piling up for teams across the league. How do players try and stay healthy as the playoffs approach? Our CFL Panel has the answer to that question. Brent Hawkins is a former star with the Saskatchewan Roughriders. Eric Anderson covers football for CBC Saskatchewan.