Alex Soloducha

Alex Soloducha is a reporter for CBC Saskatchewan.

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He got into the best shape of his life in fear of COVID, now he's infected and struggling to breathe

When COVID-19 cases began popping up across Canada, Saskatoon attorney and athlete David Samuel decided to treat it like the other physical challenges he’d overcome and started training to be in the best shape of his life. Now he's sick.

Sask. privacy commissioner says more detailed COVID-19 data could be released without risking privacy

Saskatchewan's Information and Privacy Commissioner says the government could be giving more information about communities with COVID-19 without risking the privacy of people and patients.

COVID-19 in Sask: As cases rise, epidemiologist says province should give specific locations

A professor at the University of Saskatchewan college of medicine says he is concerned that if people aren't told where the coronavirus is present, they may become complacent and allow it to spread.

COVID-19 in Sask: Province sees record-high one-day increase of 42 cases

There are 42 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Saskatchewan as of Thursday afternoon, according to the website COVID-19 Tracker Canada. A map on the provincial government's website confirms that number.

'Year of the pandemic': After disrupted Grade 12, more remote learning ahead for 1st-year university students

Both the University of Regina and the University of Saskatchewan have committed to remote classes come fall.

Petition calls on Sask. government to hire Black mental health therapists

An online petition is calling on the province to acknowledge systemic racism in the mental health system, hire more people of colour and provide specific treatments for people of different racial groups.

17 summer activities and your risk of getting COVID-19

Now that the summer months are here, you may be wondering if it’s safe to partake in your favourite warm weather activities during the pandemic.

City of Regina to open one outdoor pool this season

City of Regina councillors voted Wednesday night to open Regent Outdoor Pool pool this season, and to reopen two indoor pools when possible. 

Sask. dad considers home-schooling after province releases plan to resume fall classes

A Regina father says he is thinking about quitting his job as a nurse to home school his kids after hearing about the provincial government’s plan to send them back to class in the fall.

Sask. government details more than $1B of COVID-19 spending in 2020-21 budget

The government of Saskatchewan plans to spend more than $1 billion on the COVID-19 pandemic over the course of the 2020-21 fiscal year.

Samwel Uko sought medical help twice in hours before he was found dead in Regina's Wascana Lake, family says

Samwel Uko’s uncle says he recently found out his nephew visited the Regina General Hospital a second time and was escorted out by security just a couple of hours before he was found dead in Wascana Lake.

'I want to be able to protect my kids': The pain, fear and hope of parenting Black children

For Latoya Reid, attending a Black Lives Matter solidarity rally in Regina was emotional, powerful and heartwarming. It also started a difficult conversation at home, one that she knew she would have to have one day as a Black mother of Black children.

Regina rally against anti-black racism features 8 minutes, 46 seconds of silence

Supporters of the Black Lives Matter movement gathered again in Regina Friday morning to show solidarity with widespread demonstrations against racism and police brutality in the United States and Canada.

Sask. campers not deterred by COVID-19 restrictions

Families across the province are setting up their campsites this week at provincial parks, despite restrictions on beaches and public showers which are still in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

More Sask. restaurants expected to close for good as pandemic, reopening costs rise

Restaurants in Saskatchewan will be allowed to open June 8, but some say they might not be able to.