Roxanna Woloshyn

Roxanna Woloshyn is a journalist with The Fifth Estate and The National. She has covered stories for the CBC News social media and audience team and CBC Saskatchewan.

Latest from Roxanna Woloshyn

What is the fediverse and why does Threads want to join?

Unlike mainstream social media, the fediverse is a federated social network that is made up of thousands of servers that connect and can talk to each other. Now Threads wants to join.

Why Canada's ban on cosmetic testing on animals only applies to new products

When Canada’s ban on cosmetic testing on animals comes into force in December, products that include ingredients that have been tested on animals will remain on store shelves. So, how can you shop cruelty-free?
The Fifth Estate

Canadian ransomware hacker sentenced to 20 years in U.S. prison

Former Canadian government IT specialist turned ransomware hacker Sebastien Vachon-Desjardins has been sentenced to a 20-year prison term in the United States in what a federal court judge called “the worst case he’s ever seen.”

Is the celery juice craze driving up the price at the supermarket?

If you've noticed your greens are costing you a little more green, you're not alone — especially when it comes to celery. The celery juice diet craze might be thinning out more wallets than waistlines.

The truth about teatoxes: Why health experts say this celeb-endorsed craze is unnecessary

It’s one of the latest celeb-endorsed crazes sweeping social media: Teatoxing, the idea you can detoxify your body, reduce bloat and boost energy. But according to Health Canada, the sale of some of these popular brands is not allowed in Canada because the products aren't properly licensed here.

Al Gore on what Canadians can do to fight climate change

The former U.S. vice-president praised Canada for its commitment to the Paris agreement and offered advice on how to combat climate change ahead of the debut of his film An Inconvenient Sequel.

Preliminary hearing for Kelly Goforth, Richele Bear's alleged killer to begin in Regina

A judge will review evidence to determine if Clayton Eichler should stand trial in the deaths of Kelly Goforth and Richele Bear.

Retired Mountie Timothy Coxon pleads guilty to assaulting ex-spouse

A retired Mountie, who was charged with four counts of assaulting his former common-law spouse in January 2013 while serving as a member of the RCMP, has pleaded guilty to assaulting his ex-common-law wife.

Lloydminster business owner frustrated naturopathic 'con man' hasn't repaid loans

A business owner in Lloydminster, Sask. says he is frustrated that a convicted naturopathic fraudster, to whom he lent money, continues to scam other families and businesses.
Special Report

90% of Saskatchewan First Nations have faced bad drinking water

A CBC analysis has revealed 65 of the province’s 70 First Nations have had at least one drinking water advisory since 2004. At almost 93 per cent, the number is well above the Canadian average of 65 per cent.