Daniella Ponticelli

CBC staffer

Daniella Ponticelli is a reporter for CBC Saskatchewan. She has worked in print, broadcast and digital journalism in Manitoba and Saskatchewan since 2012. Get in touch with Daniella at daniella.ponticelli@cbc.ca or on Twitter @dponticelliTV.

Latest from Daniella Ponticelli

Champion powwow singer from Sask. remembered for musical legacy, mentorship

The family of Nathan (Rikishi) Pelly says the 34-year-old died in a Saskatoon hospital on Sunday as a result of liver and kidney failure. A wake and funeral was held in Pelly's home of Cote First Nation on Tuesday and Wednesday.

There's a shortage of specialized formula for babies with allergies, medical conditions

Families in Canada are being urged to only buy specialty formula if there is a medical need. Right now, there is no national shortage of regular infant formula.

170 Regina Evraz steel mill workers laid off since May, company says more expected

A senior vice-president within Evraz North America confirmed the layoffs to CBC News, and said outside of the company's large pipe operations, business is strong.

Pharmacies in 2 Sask. towns to be sold due to competition concerns

Canada's Competition Bureau says Neighbourly Pharmacy Inc. has agreed to sell one of the two pharmacies in both Kamsack and Shaunavon. The company recently acquired Rubicon Pharmacies to become the sole owners.

Sask. gas prices top $2 per litre, and city, town budgets are feeling the pinch

The Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities is asking for the provincial and federal governments to lower sales taxes on fuel during the surge. There are around 300 RMs in Saskatchewan, all with budgets that account for their own fuel and equipment used daily. 

SIGA signs with B.C. lotto corp. to develop online gaming platform this fall

The CEO of Saskatchewan's Indian Gaming Authority says the playnow.com platform, created in British Columbia and also used by Manitoba, is secure and safe — and could be ready by October.

Strawberries likely source of hepatitis A outbreak in Sask., Alta.: health officials

People are being asked to check their freezer for any imported, organic strawberries sold at Co-op stores in Saskatchewan and Alberta from March 5-9, 2022.

Presumptive cases of avian flu in skunks, foxes found in Sask.

A wildlife pathologist in Saskatoon says his lab is testing several skunks and fox kits showing neurological signs that could be caused by avian flu.

Residents rescued from condos as massive fire destroys Saskatoon building

The Saskatoon Fire Department says crews were fighting an out-of-control fire for more than an hour early Saturday morning.

Sask. man killed in train crash immediately before derailment, says RCMP

A 57-year-old Saskatchewan man died in a crash involving a train immediately before a derailment Thursday afternoon, RCMP say. 

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