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 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.
Dec 3, 2013 | 7:10Saskatoon Morning Advances In HIV Treatment Audio
Saskatoon Morning Advances In HIV Treatment Dec 3, 2013 | 7:10Would you rather have HIV or Diabetes?
Advances in HIV treatment have come a long way in recent years - making many people rethink the way an HIV diagnosis is viewed.
Dr. Alex Wong is a professor of Infectious Diseases and the Clinical Director of the Saskatchewan Provincial HIV Leadership Team. He joined Leisha Grebinski on Saskatoon Morning.
Dec 3, 2013 | 6:49Saskatoon Morning Study Shows A Greater Risk Of Kidney Failure In Aboriginal People Audio
Saskatoon Morning Study Shows A Greater Risk Of Kidney Failure In Aboriginal People Dec 3, 2013 | 6:49A recent study published Monday in the Canadian Medical Association Journal shows that Aboriginal people are not only more likely to develop diabetes, they're also at greater risk of end-stage kidney failure. Dr. Roland Dyck is an epidemiologist and a professor at the College of Medicine. He's also one of the authors of the study. 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.
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.
Nov 26, 2013 | 6:26Saskatoon Morning Brendon LaBatte's Dad Audio
Saskatoon Morning Brendon LaBatte's Dad Nov 26, 2013 | 6:26Rider Pride is strongest when it involves family. We checked in with Dale LaBatte the Weyburn dad of Brendon LaBatte, one of the stars of the Roughriders' offensive line two days after the team's big Grey Cup win.
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.
Nov 25, 2013 | 11:28Saskatoon Morning Saskatoon Morning's Grey Cup Panel with Eric Anderson And Brent Hawkins Audio
Saskatoon Morning Saskatoon Morning's Grey Cup Panel with Eric Anderson And Brent Hawkins Nov 25, 2013 | 11:28It was once in a life-time event for this province. The Grey Cup game in Saskatchewan, featuring the Roughriders in front of 45,000 screaming green and white fans. And the team did not disappoint. The Riders cruised to a 45-23 victory over the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. The CBC's Eric Anderson and former Rider Brent Hawkins are Saskatoon Morning's CFL panel. They joined Saskatoon Morning host Leisha Grebinski to chat about the big game.