Dec 13, 2013 | 9:01Saskatoon Morning Stan Goertzen, Grandson Of Diefenbaker? Audio
Saskatoon Morning Stan Goertzen, Grandson Of Diefenbaker? Dec 13, 2013 | 9:01There is a new connection this morning on the story of the descendants of Prime Minister John . Diefenbaker was twice married and apparently didn't have children. But that version of history has been challenged, by people who say he was in fact their grandfather. Stan Goertzen is one of them. He is a recently retired police officer who lives in Saskatoon.
Dec 19, 2013 | 7:02Saskatoon Morning Sask Energy's Dave Burdeniuk Speaks About Last Weeks Natural Gas Line Puncture. Audio
Saskatoon Morning Sask Energy's Dave Burdeniuk Speaks About Last Weeks Natural Gas Line Puncture. Dec 19, 2013 | 7:02It was a week ago today that a work crew punctured a natural gas line in the Grosvenor Park neighbourhood. Hundreds of people were forced out of their apartments for a short time. And Preston Avenue was closed to traffic between 8 and 14th streets. No one was injured. But they could have been. Sask Energy has released details of its preliminary investigation. Dave Burdeniuk speaks for the company. He joined Leisha Grebinski by phone.
Dec 17, 2013 | 9:03Saskatoon Morning Hometown Hip-Hop Show Turns Violent For Rapper Skye Stoney Audio
Saskatoon Morning Hometown Hip-Hop Show Turns Violent For Rapper Skye Stoney Dec 17, 2013 | 9:03It had been a good cross country tour for rapper Skye Stoney. He was part of a show that featured headliner Joey Stylez. This past weekend they were performing in his hometown of Saskatoon. His set was nearly finished, when violence suddenly erupted.
Sarain Skye Stoney joined guest host Dan Kerslake on the line now from Vancouver.
Dec 18, 2013 | 10:34Saskatoon Morning The New Dean of Medicine, Dr. Preston Smith Audio
Saskatoon Morning The New Dean of Medicine, Dr. Preston Smith Dec 18, 2013 | 10:34The College of Medicine is facing some major challenges. In October it was put on probation because it didn't meet the standards for teaching and research. The University of Saskatchewan has been working to tackle that problem. Now it has some additional help with the appointment of a new Dean of Medicine. Dr. Preston Smith takes over the position in July of next year. He comes armed with some experience with probation.
Dec 16, 2013 | 6:57Saskatoon Morning Floyd Favel's New Film Will Be Entirely In Cree Audio
Saskatoon Morning Floyd Favel's New Film Will Be Entirely In Cree Dec 16, 2013 | 6:57A filmmaker from Poundmaker First Nation is about to make movie history. Floyd Favel is an author, filmmaker and playwright from the North Battleford area. He's teamed up with one of the world's best independent filmmakers for a new movie to be made right here in Saskatchewan. The movie, to be called "Sweet Cherry Wine," will be entirely in Cree. Favel just received a major grant for $600,000 from the Canada Media Fund to produce the film. He joined Leisha Grebinski on Saskatoon Morning.
Dec 9, 2013 | 11:22Saskatoon Morning Faith In The Public Sphere Panel Discussion Audio
Saskatoon Morning Faith In The Public Sphere Panel Discussion Dec 9, 2013 | 11:22What role does faith play in the public sphere? That's the topic of a panel taking place this evening in Saskatoon, inspired by the recent controversy around prayer at city events. Bishop Donald Bolen is the head of Saskatoon's Roman Catholic Diocese, George Williamson teaches philosophy at the University of Saskatchewan and is with the Centre for Inquiry Saskatchewan. Lori Petruskevitch is a member of the city's Buddhist community. They're three of the speakers taking part in the panel discussion, but first the joined host Leisha Grebinski in studio YXE.
Dec 16, 2013 | 7:45Saskatoon Morning Picking A Shovel To Avoid Back Problems Audio
Saskatoon Morning Picking A Shovel To Avoid Back Problems Dec 16, 2013 | 7:45Did you do much shovelling over the weekend? You'll want to pay attention to this. This winter, many people in Saskatoon will visit the ER because they've hurt themselves shoveling snow. Often, those injuries involve the lower back. But could it all be because they're not using the right snow shovel? Ryan Lewinson is a Ph.D student in biomedical engineering at the University of Calgary. He recently published an article in the journal Applied Ergonomics on that very subject. We reached him in Calgary.
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.