Nicholas Frew


Nicholas Frew is a CBC Saskatchewan reporter based in Regina, who specializes in producing data-driven stories. Hailing from Newfoundland and Labrador, Frew moved to Halifax to attend journalism school. He has previously worked for CBC newsrooms in Manitoba and Alberta. Before joining CBC, he interned at the Winnipeg Free Press. You can reach him at

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Ex-REAL board chair alleges Regina councillors sought free tickets, interfered with lease talks

The former chair of the Regina Exhibition Association Limited (REAL) board of directors issued a statement Thursday containing allegations regarding the relationship between REAL and city council.

Assiniboia, Sask., man faces 13 charges after RCMP investigation into sexual assaults

A man from Assiniboia, Sask., whose home was a licensed home daycare, is facing 13 total sex crime charges after an investigation into several sexual assaults of minors that allegedly occurred years ago, RCMP say.

Council appoints 6 City of Regina staffers to REAL board of directors after resignations

Six City of Regina staffers have been appointed to serve on the board of directors of Regina Exhibition Association Limited (REAL), replacing those who resigned from the municipal-owned corporation Wednesday.

Regina pharmacist pleads guilty, reprimanded for administering expired COVID vaccines in 2022

A pharmacist in Regina has been reprimanded for professional incompetence and misconduct after pleading guilty to injecting 15 patients with expired and incorrect COVID-19 vaccines a year ago, according to a decision from the profession's provincial self-governing body.

Prince Albert, Sask., wastewater has high traces of meth, cocaine, StatsCan data suggests

Prince Albert, Sask., may have a stimulant drug problem, as federal data suggests the city has higher concentrations of certain substances in its wastewater than some of Canada's largest metropolises.

Proposed federal clean power grid regulations unfeasible for Sask., Duncan says

The Saskatchewan government is calling potential federal power grid regulations unfeasible by 2035, instead preferring to follow its own plan to overhaul electricity in the province by 2050.

Inflation bites: City of Regina's proposed 2024 budget features 2.2% mill rate hike

City of Regina administrators are recommending a property tax hike in its proposed budget for 2024 as the city feels the pinch of inflation.

$152M in combined spending announced for rapid transit, new leisure centre in Saskatoon

The City of Saskatoon is giving the green light to its long-planned bus rapid transit system thanks to a massive influx of cash from all levels of government. The funding will also pay for a new leisure centre in the city's east side.

Sask. surface rights law weighted in favour of companies, say rancher, expert

A woman's surface rights case highlights broader concerns about surface rights law in Saskatchewan and the quasi-judicial body that handles disputes, as well as social pressure to make way for development.

Sask. raises legal age to buy tobacco, vaping products to 19

People in Saskatchewan must now be 19 years old to legally buy tobacco and vaping products, after the provincial government passed legislative changes Wednesday.