Stephanie Taylor

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Stephanie Taylor is a Canadian Press reporter based in Saskatchewan.

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Saskatchewan First Nations say Scheer absent in his riding

Scheer has represented Regina-Qu’Appelle since 2004. It’s a sprawling urban-rural riding which includes the northern part of Regina, Fort Qu’Appelle to the northeast and 12 First Nations.

Police policing police: Saskatchewan explores civilian oversight options

The Saskatchewan government is looking at how other provinces handle police oversight after years of being criticized for police policing police, but there's no timeline for potential changes.

Indigenous group renews calls for Saskatchewan to end 'birth alerts'

The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations is calling for the Saskatchewan government to do away with birth alerts which some say discriminate against Indigenous woman.

Humboldt aims to move past image as 'grieving city' after deadly Broncos crash

Spokeswoman Penny Lee says Humboldt became known to many as "the grieving city" after the April 6, 2018, crash that killed 16 and injured 13 others. Now, the Saskatchewan city wants to craft a new look, which may include a new logo and tag line.

Is the federal carbon tax killing jobs? Experts say answer isn't 'black and white'

Western premiers have argued a carbon tax costs jobs. But industry analysts say the cause-and-effect is not clear.

Regina woman sues doctor after tip of son's penis cut off in circumcision

A Regina mother has filed a lawsuit alleging negligence after the tip of her baby's penis was severed during a circumcision.

'He wanted to talk:' Hunt for B.C. fugitives stirs Sask. woman's memories of finding Mountie killer in field

For a Saskatchewan woman who discovered a fugitive Mountie killer hiding in her family's hayfield more than a decade ago, the intense search for two young murder suspects in northern Manitoba stirs old memories.

Saskatchewan wants Supreme Court to push back carbon tax appeal

The Saskatchewan government is applying to have the Supreme Court push back a hearing on the constitutionality of the federal carbon tax.

Saskatchewan farmers convert old grain bins into unlikely tourist cabins

Nothing says "Saskatchewan" quite like spending a night inside an old grain bin. In recent years two families in the province have converted decommissioned round metal grain bins into unlikely accommodations, and opened their yards for visitors to stay.

Fentanyl overdose victim's mom wants Regina police to carry more naloxone kits

A mother whose son died of a fentanyl overdose wants the Regina Police Service to equip all front-line officers with the life-saving antidote naloxone.

'Everybody's baby': Police, family reflect on disappearance of Tamra Keepness

Tamra Keepness and her toothy smile were well-known across Canada in 2004, and the search for the missing girl grew to one of the largest in Regina's history. She was last seen about 10:30 p.m. on July 5 of that year.

'Somewhere to go:' Sex trafficking victim calls for more safe houses

For years, Beatrice Wallace blamed herself. Not only did she feel shame and guilt, but the 46-year-old Regina mother kept it hidden. Her "dirty little secret," as she calls it, was working the streets.

Saskatchewan to continue using 'birth alerts' despite calls by national MMIWG inquiry to stop

The Saskatchewan government says it will continue to track or seize at-risk babies despite a call to stop from the inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls.

Over-the-counter codeine should be limited in wake of 'opioid epidemic', says Sask. pharmacist

There have been renewed calls to limit access of low-dose codeine products in pharmacies, including Tylenol 1 and their generic counterparts, since a pharmacy in Saskatchewan was disciplined for failing to understand how the drug can be abused.

'Absolutely disgusting:' Victim concerned about pedophile's online profile

A Saskatchewan man who was the victim of a notorious pedophile says it's disgusting and a risk to the public that his abuser has a profile on a pen-pal website for inmates.