Laura Sciarpelletti


Laura is a reporter and associate producer 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. Follow Laura on Twitter: @MeLaura. Send her news tips at

Latest from Laura Sciarpelletti

Supreme Court dismisses application for leave to appeal on Sask. non-Catholic student funding ruling

Thursday's decision from Canada's highest court ends a 16-year court battle between Public Schools of Saskatchewan and the Saskatchewan Catholic School Boards Association over government funding for Catholic schools in Saskatchewan.

Wadena animal shelter operating out of newspaper building soon to move to forever home

Wadena is home to some literal newshounds. That is because at the back of the Wadena News building is a fully operational animal shelter.

Total reported crimes in Regina dropped 27% in 2020, sexual assaults increased, police stats say

The Regina police commissioners board released the service's year-end crime statistics for 2020 on Tuesday.

Regina's rise in COVID-19 cases may be due to variant transmission: expert

COVID-19 case numbers have been spiking in the Regina zone in the last four days more than in the Saskatoon zone.

Hockey returns: Regina approved as WHL's eastern division hub city

Junior hockey fans can rejoice again. Live Western Hockey League games are coming to Regina, with the season set to open March 12.

COVID-19 in Sask: 525 vaccines administered, 195 new cases, 2 more deaths

Saskatchewan reported 195 new cases of COVID-19 and two more deaths on Friday.

'We're better than that': Premier Moe urges against jumping vaccination queue

Chief Medical Health Officer Dr. Saqib Shahab says the province's second phase age-based approach will make it simple for medical clinics to make sure the right people are getting vaccinated at the appropriate time. 

COVID-19 in Sask: 793 new vaccinations, 114 new cases, no deaths reported Thursday

Saskatchewan reported 114 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, bringing the provincial total to date to 25,957 cases. There are no new deaths, the first time that has happened since Jan. 14. 

Sask. protesters rally to support farmers challenging controversial laws in India

Regina's blistering cold weather didn't deter dozens of people from chanting, holding posters and voicing their outrage during a solidarity rally in front of the legislative building Wednesday. 

Sask. doctors call vaccine distribution plan 'rational' and 'hopeful'

The province released more of its COVID-19 immunization delivery plan on Tuesday, and some Saskatchewan doctors say the plan is a strong and rational one.