Janani Whitfield

Janani Whitfield works on CBC Saskatchewan's Morning Edition. Contact her at janani.whitfield@cbc.ca or on Twitter, @WhitfieldJanani.

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She lost her hands and feet to frostbite, but this Sask. woman calls her amputations a 'blessing'

Patricia Beston-Fayant says her amputations led her to sobriety, but she wants others to know a growing problem with opioids and homelessness is putting more people at risk of frostbite and death.

Sask. carver is making fruit art that's a feast for the eyes and the palate

Hilda Shangotola is sharing her love of fruit carving with others through her Fruit Art School, giving people insights into how to transform an edible product into a feast not only for the stomach but also the eyes.

Playing for something bigger: Creighton, Sask., football team rallies around teammate with brain tumour

This football season was special for the Creighton Kodiaks, as the rallying cry for the season saw them cheer on their teammate who was diagnosed with a brain tumour earlier this year.

Youth program in One Arrow First Nation encourages young entrepreneurs

For some teens in One Arrow First Nation, getting into business seemed like a good way to make money. But their endeavours have done more than just give them entrepreneurial skills.

Mother of hospitalized 5-year-old says her decision not to get vaccinated was 'big mistake'

A Regina mother grappling with regret over not getting vaccinated sooner says she hopes her five-year-old son's bout with COVID-19 will cause others to take the disease seriously.

Planned launch of thousands of satellites could obliterate our view of night skies, says astronomy prof

Humans have long turned to the night sky to see natural patterns, but the University of Regina’s Sam Lawler fears the planned launch of satellites like SpaceX’s StarLink will obliterate views of the stars. 

Regina church, local woman team up to rescue family of 10, reunite them with loved ones in Sask.

Mohamad Rajab and Amal Janine have endured losses and the death of several relatives in the Syrian civil war. Now, with some help from new Canadian friends, they're hoping to bring their remaining family members to safety and reunite.

Regina man who lost parents to COVID-19 channels grief into food drive supporting hundreds

After his father died from COVID-19 in January, Haris Khan decided he would expand a drive to collect and distribute food to dozens of community members during Ramadan.

'For the People': Regina couple has dished up free lunches from North Central home for 5 years

Every Saturday afternoon, Star and Bruce Andreas serve free lunches for 50 to 100 people, a service they say has become even more needed in the past year.

Wascana's Romeo and Juliet capture birders' attention with improbable love story

Wood ducks typically leave Saskatchewan for winter, but one stays every winter, seemingly sticking close to a female mallard and earning them the nicknames Romeo and Juliet.