Alec Salloum


Alec Salloum is a reporter and producer with CBC Saskatchewan. Salloum has worked at CBC Saskatchewan since 2016. Story idea? News tip? Want to say hello? Get in touch at @AlecJSalloum or

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5 Saskatchewan bands who've made a splash over the last 10 years

Saskatchewan's music scene has exploded in the past decade, with artists from our province gracing the cover of Rolling Stone, touring far and wide and raking in awards.

Co-op seeks injunction against locked out workers, union wants it thrown out

Lawyers representing the Co-op Refinery and the union were in court Monday. The refinery says union members have overstepped their ability to picket and have harassed and intimated truckers and workers. The union alleges the company unnecessarily called trucks to the refinery.

Regina police officer charged with assault of prisoner says he saw pen as a weapon

Magee, a 17-year veteran of the Regina Police Service, was in court Wednesday charged with assaulting 42-year-old Lucien Gaudette on Sept. 26, 2018.

Sask. agencies get $4.5M from province to help people get out of gangs

The province has announced Saskatoon's Str8 Up and Regina Treaty Status Indian Services will get $4.5 million to fight gang violence in Saskatchewan, as part of the province's Community Intervention Model.

Federal election had little to no effect on amount of Wexit support in Sask.: survey

Surveys conducted before and after the federal election by the Social Science Research Laboratories asked, "Should Saskatchewan separate from Canada and form an independent country?" The resounding answer from respondents in both cases was "no."

Inquest into 2018 death of Elton John Heebner at Regina jail underway

A coroner's inquest into the death of an inmate at the Regina Correctional Centre is underway.

Regina police seek $3.5M budget increase in 2020 for new officers, salaries

The Regina Police Service is looking for a budget increase of $3.5 million in 2020 to pay for four new front-line officers and six civilian positions. The increase would bring the service's annual budget to $96 million.

Deanna Whitecap's cause of death 'undetermined': forensic pathologist

The forensic pathologist outlined a few possible scenarios that could have led to Whitecap's death. She ultimately found that none were conclusive but says it was most likely a natural death caused by a seizure from an unknown cause, a fatty liver or cardiac arrhythmia.

Frigid winds but warm reception from Sask. fans at Heritage Classic

With the Winnipeg Jets and the Calgary Flames set to square off at Mosaic Stadium Saturday night, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman says hosting a game in Saskatchewan is a good way for the league to give back to a province that has spawned a lot of Canada's hockey talent.

When 'loyalty or death' crumbles: Leaving gangs after 15 years in the life

A former gang member reflects on her 15 years in the life, what made her join and what ultimately made her leave.