Colleen Silverthorn


Colleen Silverthorn is a journalist for CBC in Regina. Colleen comes from the newspaper world, where she primarily covered politics and business. She has worked in Saskatoon, Regina and London, England. Story ideas? Email

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Sask. mother says daughter with brain tumours, 4, waited 20 hours in ER bed for pediatric ward bed

A Regina mother says her four-year-old daughter, who had a seizure caused by brain cancer, spent nearly 20 hours in an emergency room bed waiting for a bed in the pediatric unit to open up.

Drivers stranded on roadsides and in halls overnight as storm pummels Sask.

A Quebec was man forced to sleep in his car overnight on grid road near Swift Current.

Hockey Saskatchewan might stop transferring player fees to Hockey Canada if changes not made

Hockey Saskatchewan says it might halt player fee transfers to Hockey Canada if the national body doesn't make meaningful, timely changes to its sexual misconduct policies.

Regina's planning commission recommends designating Prince Charles Place a heritage building

Councillor Terina Shaw voted against the heritage designation, questioning the building's architectural significance.

Regina Police Service launches new website aimed at drawing female recruits

The RPS has a target of 30 per cent of its officers being female by 2030.

Focus is on Carrot River and its banks as search for missing 5-year-old Frank Young enters 3rd month

Searchers are now looking at a junction in the river known to trap debris.

Regina drop-in centre serving 900 people daily is closing due to lack of funding, director says

Awasiw, a 24-hour drop-in-centre that provides food, shelter and harm reduction supplies to about 900 people each day in Regina's north-central neighbourhood, is closing.

Sask. school division cutting 21 teaching jobs, CFO blames inadequate gov't funding

South East Corner Public School Division is cutting more than 30 jobs in total to offset a $2.5-million deficit.

Cattle producers struggling to find affordable feed after years of drought

“They’re getting whatever we can scrounge up to give them," says one rancher.

Sask. only Canadian province that saw GDP drop in 2021: Statistics Canada

Saskatchewan was the only Canadian province to see a drop in its gross domestic product in 2021 — a decline largely caused by the severe drought that slashed farmers' yields and devastated crop quality, according to one economist.