David Shield

David Shield is a web writer for CBC Saskatoon.

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Saskatoon economy continues to recover from COVID-19

The Saskatoon Regional Economic Development Authority (SREDA) says the tide is turning for city businesses, roughly one year after the arrival of COVID-19 in the province.

Mayor of Estevan, Sask., invites Elon Musk to visit Boundary Dam CCS project

The City of Estevan is officially laying out the welcome mat for tech entrepreneur Elon Musk.

Lead pipe replacement could cost some Saskatoon homeowners thousands of dollars

About 350 homeowners in the city could be facing a big bill from the city if they are forced to remove lead pipes on their property.

Saskatoon Transit reports increase in negative interactions between drivers and passengers

A new report heading to city council says that Saskatoon Transit drivers are having to put up with more bad behaviour from riders.
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4-year-old Sask. girl takes sled ride with pet chicken

"I asked her about it and she said, 'Mom, it wasn't an idea. It was a plan,'" said mother Tenille Poole.

Saskatoon administration advises against opening city facilities for homeless during extreme cold

City councillors in Saskatoon heard concerns from administration Tuesday about designating a city-run facility as an overnight emergency cold weather emergency shelter.

Saskatoon Public Schools to assess Optimist Park for site of new City Centre School

Saskatoon city council has given the green light for the public school board to assess whether Optimist Park would be a suitable location for a massive new school to be built in the core neighbourhoods.

Canadian Nationalist Party leader charged with wilful promotion of hate

RCMP have charged Travis Patron, the leader of the Canadian Nationalist Party, after he posted an allegedly anti-Semitic video on YouTube.

Saskatoon city councillors vote to support proposed $65M vaccine lab expansion

City councillors in Saskatoon have voted to support a multi-million dollar project that would greatly expand work being done by the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization (VIDO) at the University of Saskatchewan.

Massive outdoor festival site proposed for downtown Saskatoon

Saskatoon city councillors will be discussing a proposed $12.85 million permanent festival site at a committee meeting next week.

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