Bridget Yard

Reporter

Bridget Yard is a video journalist based in Saskatoon. She has also worked for CBC in Fredericton and Bathurst, N.B.

Latest from Bridget Yard

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.

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.

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.

Sask. woman creates extravagant gingerbread houses for charity

When Michelle MacAuley had her daughter, she switched careers from pastry chef to nurse. Now she auctions off cakes to benefit the hospital where she sees the funds in action.

Facebook video shows altercation between senior and security at Saskatoon bank

The video was posted on Friday by Facebook user Ally Jade. Once it was posted, CIBC began an investigation and says that the man in the video was behaving "aggressively."

Saskatoon's first big snowfall ushers in the season of the shovel

Cross country and downhill ski season is still a few weeks away, but enthusiasts are gearing up in anticipation.

Much-loved Sask. recycling business closes after town of Outlook signs contract with Loraas

Taylor Layton is the founder of Taylor's Recycling Inc. She has Down Syndrome and started the business seven years ago because no one would hire.

Saskatoon grocery program caters to sensitive shoppers, charms regulars

A grocery store can feel like an assault on the senses for people with sensory processing disorders.