Laura Sciarpelletti


Laura is a reporter for CBC Saskatchewan. She is also the community reporter for CBC's virtual road trip series Land of Living Stories. Laura previously worked for CBC Vancouver. Some of her former work has appeared in the Globe and Mail, NYLON Magazine, VICE Canada and The Tyee. She holds a Master of Journalism degree from the University of British Columbia. Follow Laura on Twitter: @MeLaura. Send her news tips at

Latest from Laura Sciarpelletti

Take the ultimate virtual ride to the homes of bears, musical community and heritage

Sometimes, it's impossible to get to every story in one road trip. So Land of Living Stories is taking a mini trip back to some places we've already been to tell the stories we missed last time. Buckle up!

Sask. music producer on a mission to preserve Indigenous music through streaming website, app

Over the years many Indigenous languages and cultural practices have been lost and others are fading. Now, a Saskatchewan producer is working hard to prevent further loss by preserving all types of Indigenous music. 

10 heat records broken on Thursday, heat warning continues for southern Sask.

The hot spot was the Lucky Lake area, 90 kilometres northeast of Swift Current, which hit 36.2 C on Thursday, breaking an old record of 34.4 C.

Sask. NDP puts pressure on government to partner with Ottawa on child care

The federal government is looking to partner with provinces to increase spaces and lower fees. Other provinces have already signed on for the child-care investment.

Heat warning in effect for Regina, dozens of cooling spaces available

A heat warning is in effect for Regina, and things are expected to get extreme Friday at a projected 36 degrees Celsius. This has both city residents and farmers worried. 

Sask. considering making pandemic provisions allowing restaurants, bars to sell off-sale alcohol permanent

After previously revoking the temporary provisions allowing Saskatchewan restaurants and bars to sell off-sale alcohol, the province says it is now considering making those provisions permanent. 

Saskatchewan musician Tesher launches music video with Jason Derulo as 'Bollywood Hollywood duo'

After two of his songs went viral on TikTok in 2020, Hitesh Sharma, the South Asian-Canadian rapper and producer from Regina, breaks into the U.S. Top 40 charts and launches the music video of his dreams.

Fire ban in effect for all Sask. provincial parks, Crown lands

A fire ban is now in effect for all of Saskatchewan due to hot, dry conditions and an extreme fire risk that covers most of the province.

Sask. residents asking themselves tough questions about what Canada Day means

While July 1 is often a day for celebration and patriotism, some say the events of this past year have shown that this country still has a lot of work to do before it deserves to be truly celebrated.

Regina company fined $350k in relation to 2017 workplace death

A Regina company has been fined $350,000 following the death of a worker in southern Saskatchewan in 2017.