Fiona Odlum

CBC Staffer

Fiona is a contributor at CBC Saskatchewan. She is from Winnipeg, Manitoba and that is where she started her broadcasting career over 15 years ago. Fiona has done everything from traffic reporting in a helicopter, to breaking news, anchoring and hosting talk radio across the country and telling weather stories.

Latest from Fiona Odlum

After a mild winter so far, polar vortex set to paralyze the Prairies

For the first six weeks of winter, the Prairies experienced very mild temperatures well above seasonal norms, but that's all about to change. A polar vortex is about to slide in — and the mercury is about to drop.

Forest fires, floods and tornadoes: Saskatchewan's top weather stories of 2020

2020 has been anything but predictable and the weather was no exception.

'Large upper ridge of high pressure' brings sunshine and mild weather to Saskatchewan

To kick-off December, Saskatchewan is feeling the love of some mild pacific air that will see the temps soaring up.

Sask. bracing for the first blast of winter

A low pressure system will track across southwestern Saskatchewan today bringing accumulating snow to areas south of a line from roughly Kindersley to Oxbow. The snow will move into western regions this morning, central areas this afternoon, and eastern areas this evening.

Saskatchewan Hockey Association issues warning to non-sanctioned leagues

A group called the Sask Elite Hockey League is trying to put together a new league in the province outside of Saskatchewan Hockey Association governance.

Sask. Hockey Association working on plan to hit the ice this season

The Saskatchewan Hockey Association (SHA) says it is working with the province and the provincial health authority on a return to hockey plan for the upcoming season.

COVID-19 pandemic sees people seeking out religious content from across the globe

Andrew Peterson, the head of content partnerships at YouTube, said that since the pandemic hit, people's online searches for "daily prayer" have increased 200 per cent. 

Saskatchewan hockey teams attend out-of-province tournament under blanket of secrecy

Several Saskatchewan hockey teams took extraordinary measures to hide their participation in a Winnipeg hockey tournament in July, including changing their team names, withholding player names on game rosters and forbidding parents from posting on social media.

Expert worries stress is mounting as isolation continues in Saskatchewan jails

Visitation was suspended at Saskatchewan prisons at the beginning of COVID-19, but inmates were given extra free phone calls. Those free phone calls are limited to one a day.

'Very large appetite' for Sask. to be a CFL hub city, says premier

Premier Moe would love for Regina to be a hub city for CFL football but recognizes there would be some extreme challenges.

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