Kendall Latimer

Journalist

Kendall Latimer is a Saskatchewan-based reporter for CBC News who loves to explore and share compelling stories with words, photos and sound. Story idea? Let's connect: kendall.latimer@cbc.ca.

Latest from Kendall Latimer

Sask. woman finds strength in healing process after sexual assault

Alexis Kolody has found strength as she heals from sexual assault. She wants other survivors to know that it is possible for things to get better — even if that seems impossible in the immediate aftermath of violence.

'Pawn it' comment prompts Indigenous artist to call out discrimination in Sask. country music industry

A Saskatoon-based musician was left disheartened by a colleague's comment and spoke up about what happened. Now Saskatchewan's Country Music Association has formed an inclusivity committee and is committing to change.

Sask.'s decision to end widely criticized practice of birth alerts doesn't go far enough: experts

The Saskatchewan government said it will no longer use the practice of "birth alerts," which often lead to Indigenous children taken from their moms shortly after birth. However, experts say much more action is needed beyond the discontinuation of the practice.

Saskatoon man relieved 30-year-old trees are safe after SaskPower apologizes for messaging mistake

A Saskatoon man is breathing a sigh of relief after learning his trees can remain in his backyard after a SaskPower employee initially said they would have to be cut down.

Concerned daughter wants transparency from private Sask. care home amid COVID-19 outbreak

An outbreak has been declared at Kamsack’s Eaglestone Lodge Personal Care Home, but little information is being revealed about the severity of it.

Saskatchewan man fears for Ethiopian family displaced by violence

Ted Jaleta is trying to call attention to a growing humanitarian crisis unfolding in Ethiopia, as he fears for his family members displaced by violence.

'Quiet revolution' inspired by Regina's #MeToo movement underway, say advocates

People in Saskatchewan's capital city spoke publicly about personal experiences of sexual harassment and violence this summer as a #MeToo wave swept the city in an unprecedented way. But did anything change? People at the heart of the matter say yes.

Sask. needs more harm reduction services for people living with addictions: doctor

Dr. Brian Brownbridge said Saskatchewan will keep losing people to fatal overdoses unless more harm reduction supports are put in place for people living with addictions.

Advocates call for government intervention at Regina non-profit Raising Hope

A group of former employees of Regina non-profit Raising Hope, a housing and support program that serves vulnerable women, are calling for the government to assume temporary leadership of the organization.

Supreme Court rejects reasoning for overturning of Sask. sexual assault conviction

Awet Mehari's guilty conviction was overturned by Saskatchewan's Court of Appeal and a new trial was ordered. On Friday, the Supreme Court of Canada shut down the ground on which the appeal succeeded.

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