David Shield

David Shield is a web writer for CBC Saskatoon.

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Saskatoon downtown grocery store developer confident about upcoming council meeting

An upcoming Saskatoon City Council meeting will discuss road changes being asked for by a company planning to build a grocery store in the downtown.

Sask. housing group says province needs to build 100,000 more units over next 8 years

A new housing advocacy association says Saskatchewan needs more homes to be built to keep the market balanced.

Saskatoon Police Service report says Thin Blue Line patches not allowed on uniforms

A report going to Saskatoon's Board of Police Commissioners says controversial patches worn by some police officers are not authorized to be on uniforms.

Saskatoon Tribal Council wellness centre receives $3.5 million from province

The Saskatchewan government has provided money for a shelter for homeless people in Saskatoon to operate for the next year.

Saskatoon Public Schools sets 'bittersweet' official closing date for Princess Alexandra School

After more than 60 years of providing education, Princess Alexandra School will be closing its doors at the end of the school year.

Saskatoon councillors asking questions after parking enforcement officers given body cameras

Councillors on a City of Saskatoon committee want more information after discovering parking enforcement officers have been wearing body cameras for more than a year.

Saskatoon committee endorses plan for joint venture with YMCA on new east side leisure centre

Councillors on the City of Saskatoon's planning committee are backing a plan to partner with the YMCA on a new leisure centre to be built on the far east side of the city.

Pitchfork Market + Kitchen says downtown Saskatoon grocery store coming as early as this winter

The Vancouver real estate company Arbutus Properties has proposed building a full-service grocery store in the Midtown Plaza mall. The company has already opened its first Pitchfork Market + Kitchen location in the Meadows neighbourhood, on the eastern outskirts of the city.

Saskatoon Tribal Council wellness centre given lease extension

The downtown emergency wellness centre run by the Saskatoon Tribal Council will now be able to keep its doors open for several more months.

Saskatoon police board decides more study needed on drug decriminalization

Saskatoon's Board of Police Commissioners has asked the city's police force to continue its research on simple drug decriminalization.