Samantha Maciag

Host, CBC Saskatchewan News at 6

Sam Maciag is the host of CBC Saskatchewan News at 6. She's been working as a journalist for more than a decade in Regina. Catch the show weeknights at 6! Have a story idea? Email You can also follow her on social media: @sammaciag.

Latest from Samantha Maciag

COVID-19 in Sask: Province reports highest number of patients in hospital at same time so far

The number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients increased in one day to seven from four.

From Jamboree to Country Thunder: The evolution of Craven's iconic music festival

As Country Thunder continues to expand in the music festival world, CEO Troy Vollhoffer says it all comes back to its roots in Saskatchewan.

Regina city planner outlines possible new rules for body rub parlours, seeks feedback

The City of Regina wants residents to weigh in on how massage body rub parlours are regulated. Two options have been suggested, but the city maintains it's open to all suggestions.

'Moosarandum of understanding' settles dispute between Canada and Norway

Now that a "moose truce" has been agreed upon by Moose Jaw, Sask., and Stor-Elvdal, Norway, the leaders of both communities are looking for ways to celebrate and capitalize on the fame the fight over who has the biggest moose statue has brought them.

Premier Scott Moe learns to dance like a moose

Linda Otnes Henriksen, vice-mayor of the Norwegian municipality of Stor-Elvdal, taught Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe a moose dance Wednesday.

Regina elementary students jam with Juno winners Kobo Town

Students at Elsie Mironuck Community School had the chance to perform with Juno Award winners Kobo Town.
Point of View

'Canada's journalism community won't be the same': Remembering John Himpe

Life is short, and sometimes it's shorter than we ever could plan.

From drab to fab: Downtown Canora gets a makeover thanks to dedicated residents

The people in the small Saskatchewan town are raising its morale and trying to attract new residents by improving downtown with something as simple as a coat of paint. Canora Revive Group is leading the charge.

Ladies on Snowmobiles gear up for annual fundraising ride to battle breast cancer

Canora, Sask., snowmobiler Shawna Leson has found creative ways, including harvesting canola, to raise money for this year's annual ride benefiting breast cancer research and equipment in Saskatchewan.

Let your stomach lead you: The best places to eat in Saskatoon in 2019

Saskatoon food judge and critic Noelle Chorney helps you navigate Saskatoon's culinary world with her advice for some of the best places to eat in the coming year.

Crème de la crème of 2018: The best restaurants in Regina

To put a wrap on this 2018's restaurant scene in Regina, we've put together a list of must-try restaurants for people visiting Regina or residents who want to step away from their usual haunts.

Regina police change responding policy to cut back on cost of false alarms

Regina police believe they will improve response times and public safety by mitigating the number of false alarms officers respond to each day.

U of S student raising Christmas cash for striking Co-op workers

Deena Kapacila is trying to raise $5,000 through a Facebook fundraiser for Saskatoon Co-op staff who have been on strike since Nov. 1.

Elementary students give back with hand-sewn bears for YWCA Regina

Ashley Betteridge's Grade 7/8 class is learning to sew, and is giving back this Christmas by hand-sewing teddy bears that will be donated the YWCA Regina.

Sask. Research Council defends uranium mine cleanup plan as estimated cost balloons from $24M to $280M

The Saskatchewan Research Council is defending its work on the cleanup of an abandoned uranium mine in northern Saskatchewan, following the Ottawa's claim that its plans are "not cost-effective" and an estimated cleanup cost that's more than 10 times the original projection.