Laura Sciarpelletti


Laura is a journalist for CBC Saskatchewan. She is also the community reporter for CBC's virtual road trip series Land of Living Stories. Laura previously worked for CBC Vancouver. Some of her former work has appeared in the Globe and Mail, NYLON Magazine, VICE Canada and The Tyee. She holds a master of journalism degree from the University of British Columbia. Follow Laura on Twitter: @MeLaura. Send her news tips at

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Crowd flocks to Mosaic Stadium in Regina to celebrate inaugural Miyo-wîcîwitowin Day

An estimated 12,000 people thronged Mosaic Stadium on Thursday to celebrate the inaugural Miyo-wîcîwitowin Day, an event meant to build awareness of the past and create a better future by recognizing the importance of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's 94 calls to action in the spirit of reconciliation.

Regina city council votes to cut entertainment tax in half, explore increasing parking minimums

Regina city council voted in favour of reducing the city's amusement tax on theatres from 10 per cent to five per cent at its Wednesday meeting. 

Planned Parenthood Regina signs lease for new 'dream' location, expands fall services

After six months of searching, Planned Parenthood Regina has signed a lease for a new clinic location at 2024 Albert Street.

Regina city council to discuss paving alleys, cutting amusement tax, suburban parking on Wednesday

Regina city council is set to meet Wednesday afternoon to discuss issues including the city's amusement tax, its next city manager, a motion to upgrade all gravel alleys to paved alleys and suburban parking requirements. 

City of Regina apologizes after hanging flags honouring Indigenous survivors upside down

The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation is on Friday, and Regina has chosen to honour the day by raising 'survivors' flags' on Albert Street Bridge. However, a handful of the flags were hung upside down on Tuesday morning.

Treaty 6 First Nations woman 1st to join NHL's Winnipeg Jets as collegiate scout

Sydney Daniels is joining the NHL's Winnipeg Jets as a college scout, but the 27-year-old member of the Mistawasis Nehiyawak First Nation has already enjoyed a long hockey career.

Regina's Italian club celebrates 50th anniversary by honouring founding members and their immigration stories

Members of the The G. Marconi Italian Club of Regina are preparing for Festa Italiana, a jam-packed celebration for the club's 50th anniversary.

Sask. issues animal health order after avian flu once again confirmed in province

The province says the goal of the health order is to limit the spread of the virus to new flocks.

Regina woman sexually assaulted after getting into vehicle in a line of taxis, Ubers: police

Police are reminding riders to ask for credentials or ID associated with a driver's business after a woman got into a car she believed was for hire, driven to a remote location and sexually assaulted in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra honouring late flutist with a new piece of music

The Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra will kick off its season with a new piece of music dedicated to the memory of Randi Nelson, who died of cancer in 2020 after 40 years as its principal flutist.