Florence Hwang

Florence Hwang is a journalist with CBC Saskatchewan.

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I wanted to do things perfectly: How the model minority myth affects me and other Asian people

I never felt like a “model minority.” I also didn’t think I fit in as a Canadian. My mental health suffered.

Why the small town of Bulyea is celebrating 110 years when so many others have faded away

Business and institutional closures have heralded the demise of many small towns, but by attracting young families, volunteerism and collaboration with surrounding communities, Bulyea might be reversing the trend. 

Regina woman keeping handwritten letters alive with 25 penpals around the world

Lisa Tam-Eng uses social media to find new pen pals to write letters the old-fashioned way.

Regina couple gives South American stray dog a second chance

A Regina couple took a chance on a stray dog and ended up falling in love.

Saskatchewan's first mental hospital could be demolished if no developer is found

Saskatchewan’s first dedicated mental-health hospital is in danger of being demolished after its replacement opens.

'Racism and xenophobia need to be discussed': 2018 Regina queer arts festivals focus on injustice

Two annual Regina festivals of queer art are dedicating this year’s proceedings to those who have suffered injustice.

Get to know your local (legal) pot sellers: North Battleford facility to have medical focus

The City of North Battleford and Health Canada have both given Curativa Cannabis, which is scheduled to open its doors Oct. 17, the green light.

World-renowned violinist Erika Raum returns home for Regina Music Festival

Violinist Erika Raum remembers the tension that came along with competing at the Regina Music Festival as a child. The Grammy Award-nominated musician is back at the festival this year — but she's on the other side of the adjudicator's table.

Hummingbird Crossing, a 'little band from Regina' headed for big bluegrass festival in North Carolina

A Regina bluegrass band is headed down to North Carolina to compete against 11 other North American bands at the annual Merlefest.

Should financial literacy classes be mandatory for high school students?

Public School Board trustees support notion of having all high school students taking a financial literacy class.

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