Stephanie Taylor

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Stephanie Taylor is a Canadian Press reporter based in Saskatchewan.

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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.   

'Escalates quickly into a real community safety issue': Saskatchewan struggling with crystal meth addiction

Regina's chief of police, Evan Bray, says meth addiction is driving up all categories of crime in the city.

Sask. carbon capture facility likely to fall short of annual target: CEO

The CEO of SaskPower says he doesn't think the province's carbon capture and storage facility will be able to meet its yearly target for trapping carbon dioxide.

Groups question impact new Clare's Law will have on domestic violence rates in Sask.

As she was being hit with an aluminum baseball bat, Lani Elliott saw flashes of her little boy's future that she feared she wouldn't live to see, such as his graduation and wedding day.

National chief concerned with Sask. minister's 'lobbyist' comment

Saskatchewan's Minister of Social Services says he and his provincial and territorial counterparts are feeling left out of Ottawa's plan to reform child welfare. However, some of his comments aren't going over well with the Assembly of First Nations.

Indigenous leader accuses Sask. of delaying child welfare reform to preserve jobs for social workers

An Indigenous leader in Saskatchewan is accusing the provincial government of keeping the status quo when it comes to child welfare to preserve jobs for social workers.

Sask. priest plans to fight extradition to Scotland for alleged sexual, physical abuse

A retired Catholic priest living in Saskatchewan is facing extradition to Scotland on decades-old abuse charges.

Judge who will sentence truck driver in Broncos crash described as 'very intense'

The judge deciding the fate of a truck driver who caused the deadly Humboldt Broncos crash is a passionate former Crown prosecutor.

'He's not the prime minister of Quebec': Moe chides Trudeau about focus on SNC-Lavalin

Premier Scott Moe took aim Thursday at the prime minister's comments about 9,000 jobs tied to Quebec engineering firm SNC-Lavalin. Moe noted there had been thousands of job losses in the western Canada energy sector.

'They don't have to do a lot to do well:' Expert on Saskatchewan government

According to a Saskatchewan political scientist Scott Moe doesn't have to worry much about how his government will perform as he enters the spring sitting of the legislature.

Saskatchewan First Nation files claim in court over cannabis dispensary

A First Nation operating a cannabis dispensary without a provincial permit has laid the groundwork for taking the federal and Saskatchewan governments to court.

Judges cannot be overly swayed by victim impact statements: legal experts

Benjamin Perrin suggested it can be cathartic for some victims to have their feelings heard and it can be worse for them if they don't feel included in court proceedings.

Tougher penalties could be coming for Sask. doctors who sexually abuse patients

Saskatchewan's College of Physicians and Surgeons has struck a committee to look at how to deal with sexual boundary violations, from taking a different approach to punishing doctors to offering more supports to patients who experience harm.