Adeoluwa Atayero

Adeoluwa Atayero is a reporter for CBC News based in Saskatchewan. Before moving to Canada, Atayero worked as reporter, content manager and communications consultant in Lagos, Nigeria. He holds a masters in journalism from the University of Regina. @theadeatayero

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Woman charged in connection with 2020 death of Big River First Nation man

A female member of the Big River First Nation has been charged in connection with the 2020 death of a man from the same First Nation.

La Ronge support group works to help men in northern Sask. fight depression

A year ago, Tristen Durocher and Chris Merasty left Air Ronge in northern Saskatchewan on a walk to Regina to raise awareness about the high rates of youth suicide in the north. Now, Merasty is continuing his work with a program he started in La Ronge called Men of the North.

Northern Saskatchewan First Nation enters lockdown over growing COVID-19 outbreak

There is a rising COVID-19 outbreak at Black Lake First Nation. The community is now officially under lockdown and will remain as such until Aug. 5.

Saskatchewan ranch owners sign conservation agreements to protect more than 1,000 hectares of land forever

The land will not legally be allowed to be drained, harvested for lumber, cultivated for agriculture or sub-divided for homes.

Sask. stopping vaccine drive-thrus and booking system as of Aug. 8

As of Aug. 8, the Saskatchewan Health Authority will discontinue vaccine drive-thrus and appointments booked through their online system and 1-833-SASKVAX. It is shifting to walk-in clinics in public venues throughout the province.

Cowessess First Nation gets $10K donation from Regina running group to help in search for unmarked graves

Ted Jaleta and his group, the Jaleta Pacers Running Club, fundraised $10,000 to help Cowessess First Nation search for graves on the site of the former Marieval Indian Residential School.

City of Regina testing out new bike lane system on 14th Avenue

The City of Regina is testing out an advisory lane system — which involves a centre lane shared by motor vehicle traffic in both directions with bike lanes on either side — on 14th Avenue.

Saskatchewan Roughriders lose 4 players to injury on same day before training camp begins

The Saskatchewan Roughriders have been dealt a devastating blow just days before their training camp begins, as four suffered major injuries during a workout at Mosaic Stadium.

Members of Regina Indigenous community reflect on the prospect of reconciliation

The recent discoveries at residential schools in Canada are causing members of the community to reflect on what the next steps toward reconciliation should be.

Saskatchewan health officials working with Hatchet Lake to handle COVID outbreak

The medical health officer for the area says Delta variants have been confirmed there, and there are concerns about vaccination levels and COVID protocols in the region.

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