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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'Slap in the face': $30-a-month income support increases in Sask. budget not enough, advocates say

The Saskatchewan government included modest increases to some income assistance programs in its latest budget, but advocates say they aren't nearly enough.

Regina woman's sentence for manslaughter in death of 2-year-old daughter reserved until June

A Regina woman will have to wait three months to learn what the punishment for her role in the death of her two-year-old daughter.

Staff, inmate injured in riot at Prince Albert, Sask., jail on New Year's Eve: documents

Four inmates from the jail in Prince Albert, Sask., were to face charges after starting a riot on New Year’s Eve, according to documents obtained by CBC News.

Fraud losses in Sask. nearly doubled in 2022 to $9.3M, data shows

Fraudsters turned another record profit last year, according to data provided by the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre. In Saskatchewan, the amount of money lost to scams nearly doubled, despite a relatively small increase in the number of victims.

Sask. to spend on operational funding for second-stage shelters in upcoming budget: justice minister

The Saskatchewan government will be earmarking money in the next fiscal year for second-stage shelters, Justice Minister Bronwyn Eyre says, answering calls that have been made for years to better help women and children fleeing domestic violence.

NDP MLA calls on Sask. government to take action against 'pretendians'

The Opposition NDP is wondering when the Saskatchewan government will develop a plan to ensure jobs aren’t being filled by white people claiming Indigenous identity.

Sask. government to intervene in federal plastic ban court challenge

The Saskatchewan government will be intervening in a court challenge of the federal government’s single-use plastics ban, Justice Minister Bronwyn Eyre announced Tuesday.

'I'll take what I have': Regina man celebrates 100th birthday with dozens of friends

It’s not every day someone celebrates their 100th birthday — but Friday was like any other for Norman Johnson.

Union goes to court to overturn Sask. WCB decision about workplace sexual harassment

The union representing outside city workers in Regina is going to court in a bid to ensure workers are able to seek damages for sexual harassment in the workplace.

A tale of 2 families: Ukrainians reflect on journey to Sask., 1 year after Russian invasion

Friday marks one year since Russia invaded Ukraine. The war has led to thousands of casualties and displaced millions. CBC News spoke with two families who sought refuge in Canada.