Jessie Anton

Reporter/Associate Producer

Jessie Anton is a Regina-based journalist with CBC Saskatchewan. She’s been sharing stories from across the province on television, radio and online since 2016, initially getting her start in the rural weekly newspaper world. Email her: jessie.anton@cbc.ca.

Latest from Jessie Anton

'We will accept them as our own': Sask. Afghan refugees receiving warm welcome

As of Thursday, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada has confirmed 35 Afghan newcomers have settled in Saskatchewan, with the vast majority having family ties in the province.

Sask. Health Authority to slow, pause some services due to 'unchecked spread of COVID' among unvaccinated

The Saskatchewan Health Authority is slowing down and pausing its non-critical and elective services to focus on COVID-19 efforts, the province confirmed Friday morning.

'This could happen to anyone': Sask. COVID-19 long-hauler hopes personal story will spark government action

This time last year, Laurel Schafer was an active mother and physical therapist running a business in Swift Current. Today, the 35-year-old can’t muster the energy to tuck her kids into bed.
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People's Party Leader Maxime Bernier not pursuing charges after getting egged in Saskatoon: SPS

People's Party of Canada Leader Maxime Bernier is not expected to pursue charges after he was hit on the head with an egg at a campaign event in Saskatoon last week.

Families, doctors welcome the return of mandatory masks in some Sask. high schools

The return of mandatory masks in Regina and Saskatoon’s Catholic and public high schools on Tuesday was welcomed by most students and parents. The reinstated health measure also has some doctors calling for a provincewide mask mandate in schools.

Parties 'have to speak to our realities' in Sask., analyst says after campaign stops by 3 leaders

Although the Conservatives swept Saskatchewan in the last federal election, political scientist Jim Farney says there’s a chance that could change in the upcoming race.

Sask. harvest well ahead of 5-year average but some yields worse than expected: crop report

According to the province’s latest weekly report, 20 per cent of crops are now in the bin, compared to the five-year average of four per cent, but some producers say their yields are are worse than expected.

Saskatoon concert venue requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccination for live shows

As many prepare for a return to indoor concerts this fall, Amigos Cantina in Saskatoon is requiring all staff, performers and patrons to be fully vaccinated for two weeks before going to one of its shows.

'Hard to do anything but pray': Afghans living in Sask. reflect on Taliban takeover

Many Afghans living in Saskatchewan say they feel helpless while loved ones back home in Afghanistan work to survive as the Taliban regains control of the country.

Federal, Sask. governments sign $10-a-day child-care agreement

The federal and provincial governments announced an agreement Friday morning that aims to have child care in Saskatchewan cost an average of $10 a day per child for kids under six years old by the end of 2025-26.

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