Bridget Yard

Bridget Yard is a journalist and content creator based in the Greater Toronto Area. Originally from Schumacher, a small mining community in northern Ontario, she spent a decade pursuing a career in journalism close to home, then in New Brunswick and Saskatchewan with CBC.

Latest from Bridget Yard

Wondering where to take your kids on Saskatoon's coldest days? Here are some fun indoor options

Once the temperature dips, kids' boredom can shoot up. There are plenty of affordable alternatives to the TV this winter.

Coronavirus anxiety leaves Sask. with surgical mask shortage

Saskatoon and Regina drugstores are trying to restock surgical masks but suppliers say they're out. Some are fielding up to 30 calls a day requesting masks.

Saskatoon mayor says social factors driving crime 'a wicked problem'

The Saskatoon Board of Police Commissioners received the results Thursday of a community safety consultation held  Oct. 16 to hear concerns from members of the public.

Province sets new natural gas usage record, SaskEnergy says

SaskEnergy set a new natural gas usage record Wednesday, with frigid temperatures expected to last through the weekend.

Future nurses, teachers flock to bilingual programs at Sask. post-secondary institution

La Cité universitaire francophone is experiencing growth within its programs created in partnership with the other faculties at the University of Regina.

Wildlife rehab says 'pink eye for birds' a growing problem in Sask.

Conjunctivitis is spreading quickly among small birds feasting at feeders in Saskatoon.

Frozen gem: The story of Saskatchewan's most northerly ski club

Founded in 2013, the Buffalo Narrows Ski Club has produced provincial cross-country ski champions. They train on 13 kilometres of trails winding through the thick boreal forest. And it all began with a couple of physiotherapists from Saskatoon.

Teen podcast camp empowers newcomers to tell stories with sound

Newcomers to Canada have unique perspectives and stories, and youth in Saskatoon are ready to share them.

French-English bilingualism on the rise in Sask., census shows

Statistics Canada released the information Tuesday, which compares the number of French speakers, and use of French with figures from 2001.

Sask. beer pong legend unveils 2 new interactive tables

The original has been shipped to five continents at almost $2,000 US apiece, plus shipping. The new models and accessories will run from $100 to $250 USD. One of them you build yourself, and the other fits in a backpack.