Adam Hunter

Journalist

Adam Hunter is the provincial affairs reporter at CBC Saskatchewan, based in Regina. He has been with CBC for 12 years. He hosts the CBC podcast On the Ledge. Follow him on Twitter @AHiddyCBC. Contact him: adam.hunter@cbc.ca

Latest from Adam Hunter

'Love is love': Sask. Speaker, cabinet minister explain their motivation for taking part in Pride parade

Speaker of the Saskatchewan legislative assembly Mark Docherty and Sask. Party MLA Tina Beaudry-Mellor will take part in the Queen City Pride parade this Saturday, as per usual.

NDP asks Sask. government to support national pharmacare

The Saskatchewan NDP is calling on the provincial government to pledge support for a national pharmacare plan.

'We hear the silence': Premier Moe not attending Sask. Pride parades

Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe will not be attending the Regina or Saskatoon pride parades due to scheduling conflicts.

Sask. to provide universal coverage for abortion pill Mifegymiso

The Saskatchewan government has decided to fully cover the cost of the abortion pill Mifegymiso.

Sask., Alberta trade ministers travel to Asia with federal counterpart amid Chinese canola spat

China's refusal to buy Canadian canola has led the federal trade minister to take his counterparts from Saskatchewan and Alberta to Asia this week in an effort to strengthen exports in the region.

Sask. government decision on covering abortion pill could come this week

The Saskatchewan government's decision on whether to fully cover the cost of the abortion pill Mifegymiso could be imminent.

Sask. premier says 'small line' crossed by cabinet minister's comments at anti-abortion event

Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe said Minister of Rural and Remote Health Greg Ottenbreit’s comments crossed a line at a recent anti-abortion event.

Saskatchewan files notice of carbon tax appeal to Supreme Court of Canada

On Friday, the Saskatchewan government officially launched its carbon tax appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada.

NDP asks government to audit Saskatchewan Hospital North Battleford for 'failures'

The Saskatchewan NDP wants the province to launch a facility audit of the newly opened Saskatchewan Hospital North Battleford following news that the entire roof needed to be replaced just months after opening.

Petition demands re-instatement of Saskatchewan's head pediatrician

An online petition is demanding the re-instatement of Saskatchewan's head of pediatrics Dr. Laurnetiu Givelichian.

Roof replacement for new $400M North Battleford hospital 'ridiculous,' says Sask. NDP

The NDP calls a required roof replacement at the brand new Saskatchewan Hospital North Battleford “ridiculous.” The $407-million hospital has been plagued by construction issues and delays. The latest is a leaky roof which requires a complete replacement.
Analysis

Carbon tax debate dominates spring sitting of Sask. legislature

The spring sitting of the Saskatchewan Legislative Assembly ended with a whimper on Thursday, a stark contrast to the fiery exchanges and name-calling that marked part of the debate.

NDP questions Premier Moe's motivation for trip to Toronto

The Saskatchewan NDP is questioning the motivation for Premier Scott Moe's latest trip to Toronto.

Sask. victims of domestic or sexual violence to receive five days of paid leave

The Saskatchewan government has amended a law to allow survivors of domestic or sexual violence five paid days of leave from work and five unpaid days.

Teacher's union president says Sask. government's stated average class size of 19 not 'reality'

The president of the Saskatchewan Teachers' Federation says the province's stated average class size of 19 is a "very different reality" from what teachers are experiencing.