Fiona Odlum

CBC Staffer

Fiona is a contributor at CBC Saskatchewan. She is from Winnipeg, Manitoba and that is where she started her broadcasting career over 15 years ago. Fiona has done everything from traffic reporting in a helicopter, to breaking news, anchoring and hosting talk radio across the country and telling weather stories.

Latest from Fiona Odlum

Sask. bracing for the first blast of winter

A low pressure system will track across southwestern Saskatchewan today bringing accumulating snow to areas south of a line from roughly Kindersley to Oxbow. The snow will move into western regions this morning, central areas this afternoon, and eastern areas this evening.

Saskatchewan Hockey Association issues warning to non-sanctioned leagues

A group called the Sask Elite Hockey League is trying to put together a new league in the province outside of Saskatchewan Hockey Association governance.

Sask. Hockey Association working on plan to hit the ice this season

The Saskatchewan Hockey Association (SHA) says it is working with the province and the provincial health authority on a return to hockey plan for the upcoming season.

COVID-19 pandemic sees people seeking out religious content from across the globe

Andrew Peterson, the head of content partnerships at YouTube, said that since the pandemic hit, people's online searches for "daily prayer" have increased 200 per cent. 

Saskatchewan hockey teams attend out-of-province tournament under blanket of secrecy

Several Saskatchewan hockey teams took extraordinary measures to hide their participation in a Winnipeg hockey tournament in July, including changing their team names, withholding player names on game rosters and forbidding parents from posting on social media.

Expert worries stress is mounting as isolation continues in Saskatchewan jails

Visitation was suspended at Saskatchewan prisons at the beginning of COVID-19, but inmates were given extra free phone calls. Those free phone calls are limited to one a day.

'Very large appetite' for Sask. to be a CFL hub city, says premier

Premier Moe would love for Regina to be a hub city for CFL football but recognizes there would be some extreme challenges.
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Saskatoon man opens saloon for nutty clientele

Dave Hunchak used his quarantine time to build a saloon for his backyard buddies, some Franklin's ground squirrels.

'We're not really prepared to handle any sudden sort of outbreak': Beauval mayor

Beauval has its first known case of COVID-19. Locals are worried about how the small community might handle an outbreak.

'Be able to list who you have been in contact with' before you gather: Sask. premier

Premier Moe said on the CBC Saskatchewan's Morning Edition that people can start having barbeques and small family gatherings as long as they are not sick, can trace their contacts and keep the groups small.

Shortage of medical gloves hurts people with disabilities

Miranda Biletski is a quadriplegic and she relies on medical gloves daily. Now gloves are in short supply and she's worried about stockpiling as people with disabilities go without.

Greenhouse goes in budding new direction in face of delayed opening due to government regulations

Sherwood Greenhouse is seeing more people looking to plant gardens this year to become more sustainable. They have changed their business plan this year to include more veggies.

Sneeze guards have become big business for Sask. company due to COVID-19

Davey Plastics is making sneeze guards for businesses to help keep people safe from COVID-19.

Regina restaurant dishing up hot meals for hungry kids

Kam Bahia and the Lobby Restaurant and Bar are making free hot lunches for kids who rely on school lunch programs.

Cold weather won't stop a Regina girl from walking to school

Milène Card decided at the beginning of the school year to walk to school every day instead of taking the bus. Even temperatures dipping down to -40 in Regina won't stop the 11-year-old Grade 6 student.

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