Dayne Patterson


Dayne Patterson is a reporter for CBC News in Saskatchewan and is based in Saskatoon. He has a master's degree in journalism with an interest in data reporting and Indigenous affairs. Reach him at

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Sask. rural, remote communities need better sexual violence education, more support: report

A preliminary report released this week looks at gaps in sexual violence education and supports in Saskatchewan, with a focus on youth, Indigenous people, LGBTQ people and rural communities.

Some patients concerned as change to medications in Sask. drug plan approaches

Patients who use medications are concerned that a shift in the province's drug plan could cause their conditions to regress.

Judge reserves bail decision for Sask. sisters who claim wrongful conviction after nearly 30 years in prison

Odelia and Nerissa Quewezance argued this week for their release on bail after decades in prison for a murder they say they didn't commit, but will have to wait a little while longer before they know if they have succeeded.

After 30 years of incarceration, bail hearing for sisters who say they were wrongfully convicted begins

Two sisters who have spent nearly 30 years in prison for what they say are wrongful murder convictions hugged and smudged before walking into a courthouse for a bail hearing Tuesday.

Court to decide whether to release Sask. Saulteaux sisters during wrongful conviction review of murder case

Odelia and Nerissa Quewezance, who have spent 30 years in prison for a crime they say they didn't commit, are hoping to obtain conditional freedom as the federal government reviews their second-degree murder convictions.

Tree at Saskatoon's River Landing becomes memorial to those killed in protests in Iran

Pictures of people who have died during the protests in Iran are now strung from a tree in Saskatoon’s River Landing, part of a vigil to bring awareness to the protests and the resulting casualties.

We asked an artificial intelligence to predict what will happen in Sask. in 2023

Could artificial intelligence provide a snapshot of what's to come in the new year? We asked some experts.

How flight delays, cancellations are still disrupting holiday plans in Sask.

Flight delays and cancellations continue to stifle holiday plans for travellers entering and leaving Saskatchewan over the holiday season, with some taking weeks to reach their destinations.

Judge spikes request for publication ban on bail hearing for Indigenous sisters claiming wrongful conviction

Odelia and Nerissa Quewezance's 1994 second-degree murder conviction is now being investigated for a potential miscarriage of justice.

Sask. company finds new uses for province's old grain elevators

As Saskatchewan’s iconic rural landmarks fall into disrepair, a team is working to deconstruct the province’s wooden grain elevators and reuse the wood for affordable housing and construction materials.