Jessie Anton

Journalist

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

Latest from Jessie Anton

Class-action lawsuit against Sask. school for the deaf certified 12 years after launch

In 2009, more than 50 former students formally signed on to the suit, alleging they were physically, sexually and psychologically abused at the now-closed R.J.D. Williams Provincial School for the Deaf in Saskatoon between 1955 and 1991. Now, three plaintiffs remain.

Attending the 109th Grey Cup a near game-time decision for some football fans

Hours before the 109th Grey Cup kicked off in Regina, hundreds of seats remained up for resale at Mosaic Stadium.

Sask. Landlord Association warns of 'alarming trend' in evictions of low-income renters

The recent rise in rental and utility costs across the province — on top of increasing inflation — is creating "a perfect storm for the cost-of-living crisis" and leading to an "alarming trend" of evictions among low-income renters, according to the CEO of the Saskatchewan Landlord Association.

Regina fourplex that exploded was among 700 vacant low-income units: housing corporation

There are currently 700 Regina Housing Authority units sitting empty — and a fourplex that blew up last weekend in the North Central neighbourhood used to be one of them.

North Central explosion caused by compromised gas line: Regina fire department

An explosion at a North Central low-income housing unit that rocked the city Sunday morning was caused by a compromised gas line, according to Regina Fire and Protective Services.

Sask. former leader of Canadian Nationalist Party found guilty of hate speech against Jewish people

A jury has found Travis Patron, the former leader of the now-defunct Canadian Nationalist Party, guilty of hate speech against Jewish people in connection with a video posted online in 2019.

After 32 years behind the mic, Ted Deller retires from CBC Saskatchewan

Throughout more than three decades with CBC News, Ted Deller has worked in both television and radio. Since 2006, he’s been the morning radio news anchor on CBC Saskatchewan’s The Morning Edition.

Teen arrested after gun incident, lockdown at F.W. Johnson Collegiate: Regina police

Regina police say a 13-year-old girl is in custody in connection with an incident involving a gun at F.W. Johnson Collegiate in the city's east end that put the school in lockdown Friday morning.

Regina's first multi-year preliminary budget includes rate hikes, no housing-first funding

Regina’s first preliminary multi-year budget was unveiled this week, and includes proposed mill rate and utility increases, but no funding for housing-first initiatives to address homlessness.

At Whitehawk trial, Crown witness testifies to watching Keesha Bitternose's gruesome killing

A barely audible Crown witness wiped away tears as they softly described Keesha Bitternose’s murder at the Dillon Whitehawk trial on Tuesday at Regina’s Court of King’s Bench.

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