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

Regina man with long-term offender designation for child porn back on trial with new name

Gabriel Fisher is on trial facing child pornography charges, his first trial with his new name.

SaskPower seeks volunteers to have smart meters installed on homes or businesses

SaskPower is asking its residential or business customers to sign up to have smart meters installed on their property.

Sask. NDP sends letter to Minister of Health requesting report on vendor-sponsored travel

The Saskatchewan NDP wants the government to publicly disclose cases of vendor-sponsored travel by health authority staff.

Pasqua Hospital ER doubles its capacity with sheets providing privacy, nurses union says

The Saskatchewan Union of Nurses is concerned about patient safety in the Regina Pasqua Hospital's emergency department.

E-scooter company Lime trying to roll into Saskatchewan

Electronic scooter company Lime is hoping to bring its offering of rental scooters into Saskatchewan.

Unifor promises to 'escalate' actions as Regina Co-op refinery lockout stretches into 2nd month

A few dozen locked-out Co-op refinery workers stood with supporters for a noon rally Tuesday, with Unifor leadership vowing to escalate its actions in response to the lockout, which has now lasted 34 days.

Oil prices rise amid U.S.-Iran tensions, economic ripple effects could be felt in Sask.

Oil prices have continued to rise in the wake of the U.S. killing of Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani and the situation has a ripple effect on the Saskatchewan and Canadian economy, with oil prices rising over the last few days.
Year in review

NDP leader Meili on balance between criticizing government and offering solutions

Saskatchewan NDP Leader Ryan Meili heads into 2020 with a fall election campaign in his sights. It will be his first foray as a candidate and as party leader. He sat down for a question and answer session with CBC.
Year in review

Premier Moe looks ahead to 2020, Supreme Court carbon tax challenge and fall election

2020 is shaping up to be a big year for Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe. In the fall, he will aim to lead the Saskatchewan Party to a fourth straight election victory but first he is focused on the government's Supreme Court challenge of the carbon tax in March.

Sask., federal environment ministers positive after 1st in-person meeting

Saskatchewan Environment Minister Dustin Duncan and his federal counterpart, Jonathan Wilkinson, both expressed a sense of mutual admiration and hope for a positive relationship after a 45-minute meeting in Regina on Thursday.

Sask. environment minister 'disappointed' with reduced carbon tax rebate

Saskatchewan Environment Minister Dustin Duncan says he "disappointed" the federal government's carbon tax rebate for the people in the province will be lower than initially projected.

Sask. Highway Patrol officers to receive hard body armour for high-risk situations

The Saskatchewan Ministry of Highways is looking to purchase 60 sets of hard body armour to go into vests of provincial highway patrol officers.

Andrew Scheer resignation 'diminishes' Sask. voice in Ottawa, says political scientist

Saskatchewan political scientist Jim Farney says Saskatchewan's voice in Ottawa has been "diminished" by Andrew Scheer's decision to step down as Conservative Party leader.

New vaping laws, 10-year growth plan among highlights of Sask. fall session

Saskatchewan’s fall legislative session began two days after the federal election, and the results and fallout overshadowed what happened in the assembly over the past seven weeks.

Premier floats idea of Sask. Revenue Agency, wants more control of immigration

Premier Scott Moe said after the federal election that Saskatchewan would move toward increased autonomy. On Wednesday, he said the province will explore the possibility of setting up its own tax collection agency and look at increasing its powers over immigration to grow population and job numbers.