Julia Peterson

Julia Peterson is a Saskatoon-based journalist with CBC Saskatchewan. She has a passion for arts journalism, science reporting, and social justice movements. Story ideas? Email julia.peterson@cbc.ca.

Latest from Julia Peterson

'He was dedicated to Saskatchewan writing': Geoffrey Ursell remembered by friend, collaborator

Award-winning Saskatchewan author, playwright, musician and editor Geoffrey Ursell has died at age 77, after a long struggle with Parkinson’s disease.

Identifying COVID-19 variants takes time, infrastructure: VIDO researcher

Seven cases of COVID-19 variants have been confirmed in Saskatchewan so far. But the long wait to test samples for virus variants is making it more difficult to track their spread in the province. 

Indigenous communities in Sask. seeing more COVID-19 cases than in any other province

First Nations in Saskatchewan have continued to be hit hard by COVID-19 in the first two months of 2021.

Regina family faces anti-Asian bigotry while shopping

A Filipino-Canadian family was left shaken after being shouted at and discriminated against by a fellow customer in a Regina Costco last week.

Sask. wild pig expert says pro-pig petition doesn't reflect reality in the province

A wildlife researcher at the University of Saskatchewan says a popular petition to save wild pigs in Saskatchewan from eradication doesn't factor in how these animals actually impact the province’s ecosystem.

'Saskatoon really is a four-season city': How grants for outdoor activities are supporting safe winter fun

Winters in Saskatoon can be cold and bleak months, and the COVID-19 pandemic is only exacerbating the impacts of being stuck indoors for long periods of time. But the City of Saskatoon is encouraging people to get outside.

Mystery bracelet representing lives spent 'madly in love' headed back to family

An engraved gold bracelet that recently turned up at a Regina vintage store is being returned to its rightful owners.

Man charged after car crashes into Royal Saskatchewan Museum

Police say a man crashed a car into the Royal Saskatchewan Museum, the Regina home of a famous T. Rex display.

Moe criticizes federal firearms bill consultation process

The federal government has introduced new gun control legislation banning certain types of firearms, allowing municipalities to ban handguns and increasing criminal penalties for gun smuggling.

Arctic ridge over Sask. breaks 26 more daily cold weather records

After another frigid weekend in Saskatchewan, Environment Canada is reporting a new spate of record daily minimum temperatures throughout the province.

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