Guy Quenneville

Reporter and web writer for CBC Saskatoon

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Saskatoon police says officers in high-risk jobs need a permanent in-house psychologist

The police force tried out an in-house psychologist to help officers cope with on-the-job stress. Now it says members would benefit from permanent support.

Coroner's inquest jury can't agree on what caused Ryan Donard's death

The five jurors who heard four days of testimony about the morning Ryan Donard reportedly ran into the Fond du Lac River were unable to reach a consensus about his cause of death.

Saskatoon spent $900K removing more than 619,430 kg of potentially damaging bird poop from Buckwold Bridge

The City of Saskatoon says it spent about $900,000 euthanizing a larger-than-expected flock of pigeons and cleaning out 619,430 kilograms of potentially damaging bird poop from the Senator Sid Buckwold Bridge over the last eight years. 

Meet the runners-up: New crop vying to own Sask. legal pot shops where others failed

The ownership of future stores in Weyburn, Canora, Maple Creek, Outlook, Rosetown and Melfort remains in play, after the original would-be owners didn't work out.

Sask. inmate's forced move to single cell was unfair and unlawful, appeal court rules

Officials at the Saskatoon Provincial Correctional Centre treated an inmate unfairly when they moved him to a more restrictive unit without involving him in the decision, a panel of Saskatchewan Court of Appeal judges has ruled.

West-side path meant to keep pedestrians off Saskatoon train tracks hits a snag

The city says a sizeable chunk of the proposed three-kilometre West-Central Multi-Use Corridor is tied up in lands being leased from other groups by Canadian Pacific Railway.

16 of Sask.'s 51 pot shops haven't opened their doors nearly a year after legalization

Stores planned for communities like Weyburn and Nipawin remain on the bubble as a potentially key deadline looms.

New law would require Saskatoon drivers to keep a 1-metre distance when passing bikes

It's one of several new tweaks proposed to the city's bike bylaw. Allowing kids 14 and under to ride on side sidewalks is another.

Police chief Troy Cooper speaks out on jail violence, gangs and record 2019 homicides

Saskatoon police Chief Troy Cooper says the gang violence recently seen in jail isn't necessarily spilling out onto city streets.

Has Uber hurt the livelihood of Saskatoon cabbies? Depends who you ask

About 130 former Saskatoon taxi drivers have started driving with Uber since the ride-hailing service launched in the city last February.

History plaques on Traffic Bridge to address Indigenous experience with settlers

Revisions have been made to educational plaques planned for Saskatoon's new Traffic Bridge after an advisory group asked that various Indigenous groups be canvassed for their take on the historical narrative being prepared for the public.

Group calls for full environmental impact review of proposed Saskatoon freeway

The Saskatchewan chapter of the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society thinks the provincial government is getting ahead of itself in planning a new highway around the city.

$380K of the $1.04M stolen by fraudster now back in City of Saskatoon's hands

More than a quarter of a million dollars that Saskatoon lost earlier this month to a fraudster is now back in the hands of the city.

The Sun shall rise: Here's a sneak peek inside the new Prairie Sun Brewery on Broadway

Lots of expectations and one bankrupt supplier later, the new brewery site is set to open this fall. Here's an early look inside.

Saskatoon council approves tentative steps toward reducing greenhouse gas emissions

Saskatoon city councillors have approved a plan allowing the city to consult the public about projects to reduce greenhouse gas emissions city-wide.