David Shield

David Shield is a web writer for CBC Saskatoon.

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Sask. Public Safety Agency believes potential for wildfires could be above average this year

The provincial agency responsible for monitoring emergencies across Saskatchewan is asking the public to be careful when starting fires this season.

Regina brewing company questions catalyst committee's focus on large building projects

A brewing company on the edge of downtown Regina is questioning the city's priorities after a week-long set of consultations on the future of the area.

New spike in wastewater COVID-19 viral loads concerns researchers at U of S

After almost a month of declining numbers, researchers at the University of Saskatchewan say they have seen a jump in COVID-19 viral load in samples taken from wastewater treatment plants in Saskatoon, Prince Albert and North Battleford.

Cameco reports McArthur River mine, Key Lake mill on track to open soon

A Saskatoon-based uranium company says two of its closed uranium facilities in northern Saskatchewan should be open in the next few months.

Major work on Circle Drive North bridge expected to tie up traffic in 2023

Some major rehabilitation work on a well-used bridge in Saskatoon will likely cause serious delays on Circle Drive next year.

Saskatoon city hall to draft rules report on complaints against Randy Donauer

A Saskatoon city committee has asked administration to write a report on what options are available to them when public concerns are raised about councillors' conduct.

Evidence of COVID-19 in wastewater continues to drop in Saskatoon, Prince Albert

Researchers at the University of Saskatchewan say levels of COVID-19 have continued to decline in wastewater in Prince Albert, Saskatoon and North Battleford.

New CRTC ruling might mean more cellphone competition in Sask.

A ruling from Canada's telecom regulator means smaller cellphone companies may one day be able to operate in Saskatchewan.

Regina researchers believe new COVID-19 subvariants could be behind spike in wastewater viral load

New subvariants of COVID-19 that are spreading rapidly in many countries could be responsible for a large spike in viral load found in Regina's wastewater.

Wanuskewin Heritage Park welcomes baby bison born on National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

An unexpected arrival at a historic site near Saskatoon has people talking. On Sept. 30 — the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation — Wanuskewin Heritage Park welcomed a male baby bison into its herd.