Kendall Latimer

Journalist

Kendall Latimer is a Saskatchewan-based reporter for CBC News who loves to explore and share compelling stories with words, photos and sound. Story idea? Let's connect: kendall.latimer@cbc.ca.

Latest from Kendall Latimer

Saskatoon man relieved 30-year-old trees are safe after SaskPower apologizes for messaging mistake

A Saskatoon man is breathing a sigh of relief after learning his trees can remain in his backyard after a SaskPower employee initially said they would have to be cut down.

Concerned daughter wants transparency from private Sask. care home amid COVID-19 outbreak

An outbreak has been declared at Kamsack’s Eaglestone Lodge Personal Care Home, but little information is being revealed about the severity of it.

Saskatchewan man fears for Ethiopian family displaced by violence

Ted Jaleta is trying to call attention to a growing humanitarian crisis unfolding in Ethiopia, as he fears for his family members displaced by violence.

'Quiet revolution' inspired by Regina's #MeToo movement underway, say advocates

People in Saskatchewan's capital city spoke publicly about personal experiences of sexual harassment and violence this summer as a #MeToo wave swept the city in an unprecedented way. But did anything change? People at the heart of the matter say yes.

Sask. needs more harm reduction services for people living with addictions: doctor

Dr. Brian Brownbridge said Saskatchewan will keep losing people to fatal overdoses unless more harm reduction supports are put in place for people living with addictions.

Advocates call for government intervention at Regina non-profit Raising Hope

A group of former employees of Regina non-profit Raising Hope, a housing and support program that serves vulnerable women, are calling for the government to assume temporary leadership of the organization.

Supreme Court rejects reasoning for overturning of Sask. sexual assault conviction

Awet Mehari's guilty conviction was overturned by Saskatchewan's Court of Appeal and a new trial was ordered. On Friday, the Supreme Court of Canada shut down the ground on which the appeal succeeded.

Sask. woman fears she's being evicted from support program in act of retaliation 

A Regina woman says she is being evicted for no reason from her residential support program before she is ready. She fears the worst: relapse, the surging COVID-19 cases and a Saskatchewan winter with nowhere to go.

Street Culture Project employees decry lack of change months after allegations first emerged

A group of people with close ties to Regina non-profit Street Culture Project say the organization has not taken meaningful action after several allegations of a toxic, abusive workplace emerged in the summertime.

Sask. NDP Leader Ryan Meili claims victory in his riding, results not yet confirmed by Elections Sask.

Saskatchewan NDP Leader Ryan Meili has projected a win in his own constituency, but the final results of mail-in ballot counting have not yet been posted. His constituency was not declared on election night because of outstanding ballots.

Sask. political parties get middling grades for plans to address high domestic violence rates : PATHS report

Saskatchewan’s political parties have received mixed grades on how they would tackle the province’s domestic violence crisis.

Climate change a political topic in Sask., yet absent from campaign trail

Party leaders didn't verbally duke it out on climate change policy at Saskatchewans Leaders' Debate, nor has it been a focal point on the campaign trail. Some citizens and professors are wondering why.

Sask. Party campaign focuses on NDP's 1990s policies because 'it works': political scientist

Sask. Party campaign literature has included attacks on decisions made in the 1990s, nearly two decades before the NDP's Ryan Meili began leading the party. One political scientist says it's because of how effective the strategy is with the rural base.

NDP Leader Ryan Meili pushes 'Sask-First' contract policy

Saskatchewan NDP Leader Ryan Meili was focused Friday on his party's "Sask-First procurement policy" that promises to use Saskatchewan workers and companies for government projects.

Sask. Party platform adds $849M worth of promises on top of $7.5B spending plan

Saskatchewan Party Leader Scott Moe said Friday that he remains confident that his party would be able to balance the budget in four years if elected, but wouldn't answer what he would do if revenue doesn't come in as planned.

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