Kendall Latimer

Journalist

Kendall Latimer began her journalism career in print as a newspaper reporter in Saskatoon and then as a feature writer in Bangkok. She joined CBC Saskatchewan in 2016. Latimer shares stories on web, radio and television. Contact her: kendall.latimer@cbc.ca

Latest from Kendall Latimer

Man pleads guilty to manslaughter of Blaine Katz in Regina ambush

On Tuesday, one of the men co-accused of killing Blaine Katz pleaded guilty to manslaughter at Regina's Court of Queen's Bench. Family members shared victim impact statements at the sentencing hearing.

Sask. Ministry of Environment freezes black bear rehabilitation

Saskatchewan's ministry of environment has placed a moratorium on large-animal rehabilitation permits as it reviews captive wildlife regulations and policies.
In Depth

'We're at a crucial point': Regina grapples with what should be allowed in Wascana Park

Recent development projects in Regina's Wascana Park have been marred by controversy as people have conflicting views on how the green space should be used.

Sask. sexual assault survivor calls for more education on when a medical exam becomes inappropriate

A Saskatoon resident said she was sexually assaulted during a gynecologist exam. She's sharing her story in the hopes of preventing what happened to her from happening to someone else.

Family mourns 'irreplaceable' Eric Calibaba after fatal crash near Weyburn

Friends and family are mourning the loss of Eric Calibaba and are raising money for his widow Charissa and her newborn daughter. Calibaba died alongside his father-in-law, Dale Chessall, in a crash near Weyburn on Saturday.

Sask. teen sexually abused as child says school system didn't equip her to escape

A Saskatchewan teen who was sexually and emotionally abused by her biological dad for years says changes need to be made to the curriculum and education needs to start in kindergarten.

Regina professor fights for Sask. gov't to release Husky oil spill documents

Trish Elliott is heading to Saskatchewan's highest court as the next step in her continued efforts to get the government to release information related to the Husky oil spill of 2016.

Regina family welcomes Ugandan boys to new home after lengthy adoption challenge

Ponziano and Lydia Aluma persevered for years to adopt Ponziano's two orphaned nephews from Uganda. On Wednesday, the four were united at Regina's airport.

Man dies while remanded at Saskatoon jail

A spokesperson for Saskatchewan's Ministry of Justice said an inmate died while remanded to custody at a Saskatoon jail.

Sexual assault survivor looking forward after rapist sentenced to 3 years

A Regina judge has sentenced Awet Mehari to three years in prison for committing a major sexual assault on Alexis Kolody in 2017.

Swift Current resident aims to prevent city from culling crows

Maria Lewans filed for a court injunction in hopes of stopping Swift Current's pest control officer from shooting the crows who live in and around Saulteaux Park. The city claims the crows need to go because they 'dive bomb children' and are a 'nuisance.'

Sask. NDP criticizes eHealth CEO's past, prompted by anonymous tip

Saskatchewan's NDP raised concerns about the record of eHealth CEO Jim Hornell after receiving an anonymous tip.

'Nobody wants to think about it': Opening the conversation after the death of a baby

Two Saskatchewan women share their journeys through perinatal loss as they prepare for a bereavement retreat in June.

Sask.'s highest court to release decision on province's challenge of federal carbon tax

Saskatchewan's highest court is set to release its decision Friday regarding the federal carbon tax. The province's lawyers argued in February that the federally imposed tax was unconstitutional.

Challenges facing Sask. Indigenous youth are 'relatively flat or getting worse': children's advocate

Mental health is the number one issue facing Indigenous and Metis youth in the province, according to Saskatchewan's children's advocate.