Guy Quenneville

Reporter and web writer for CBC Saskatoon

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'An attempt to micromanage'? City of Saskatoon wants city council to help choose next Remai Modern CEO

The CEOs for Remai Modern, TCU Place and SaskTel Centre are currently chosen solely by the board of directors for each group.

Saskatoon woman accused of human trafficking to plead not guilty to charges: lawyer

A 23-year-old woman accused of recruiting and controlling three women made her first appearance in Saskatoon provincial court Friday morning.

Saskatoon senior amassed $20K in doomsday prep food before her death

A friend of a Saskatoon woman who died in late April is attempting to sell off the $20,000 worth of vacuum-sealed bags full of survival food she accumulated in recent years.

New training centre for Sask. Highway Patrol to include firing range, hand-to-hand combat

A year after its newly-armed officers hit the road, the Saskatchewan Highway Patrol service is planning the opening of a centralized facility in Regina where members can be further trained in how to use firearms and engage in hand-to-hand combat.

FSIN and families renew call for civilian-led investigations of police-related deaths in Sask.

The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations is again calling on the Saskatchewan government to create an independent, civilian-led agency to investigate police-related deaths and shootings in the province.

Councillor says rethinking support for Saskatoon freeway route would be a 'horrible mistake'

A group of people concerned about a planned perimeter highway cutting through the Swale natural grassland asked the city to reconsider its support for the routing of the long-gestating project.

Developer mum on 23-storey downtown apartment skyscraper plans outlined in city report

A city report says Baydo Development Corp. is planning two 23-storey towers with approximately 364 rental units at the corner of 25th Street and Fifth Avenue. The company says otherwise.

'Couldn't do anything but sit and watch': Saskatoon man recounts cruise ship's deadly collision with tour boat

Adrian Johnson and his wife Rebecca were aboard the European river cruise ship that collided with a smaller tour boat on the Danube river last Wednesday. Nineteen people were killed and searchers are still looking for more bodies.

Saskatoon Transit posts deficit as fare revenues stuck at $12M for 4th straight year

The city-owned bus service posted a deficit despite increased ridership in 2018. Increasing fuel prices were to blame, according to ridership and revenues figures released this week.

Study finds many in Saskatoon assume cycling is dangerous, some view cyclists as 'special'

Only a minority of people recently quizzed by a city-hired consultant see people who cycle as “just regular people.”

Sask. gov't raised more than $2M from court fees last year — a 5-year high

The Saskatchewan government now generates millions of dollars from court fees, according to statistics recently provided by the Ministry of Justice.

Carp, eh? Diem! Keep an eye out for this invasive species of Prussian fish in Saskatoon

A researcher is searching the South Saskatchewan River in Saskatoon Wednesday for more signs of an invasive fish species that could threaten other fish in the river.

Man charged with stealing SUV with boy in it also accused of escaping impaired driving treatment centre

The man accused of stealing an SUV with a nine-year-old boy in it from a Saskatoon suburb Monday is also charged with having escaped a treatment centre for impaired drivers in Prince Albert a week earlier.

Pot permit lottery winner says his bid to open 3 Sask. stores has been denied

It's unclear if or when the chance to operate recreational cannabis stores in Rosetown, Melfort and Outlook will go to previously-chosen runner-ups.

Coroner's inquest called into death of Joshua Megeney, who died in 2016 Saskatoon police standoff

A one-week inquest promises to finally give Megeney's family some idea of the events that led to their son's death after a tense standoff with police.