David Shield

David Shield is a web writer for CBC Saskatoon.

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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.

Well-known Sask. chef raises alarm after temporarily losing sense of taste, smell after COVID-19

Chef Jenni Lessard wants everyone to know that COVID-19 is nothing to joke about.

Saskatoon city councillors move conversion therapy ban forward

On Monday, city councillors in Saskatoon voted in favour of bring forward a bylaw that would ban city businesses from practicing conversion therapy.

Drivers stranded, property damaged as blizzard rampages across Sask.

An intense windstorm left drivers across the province stranded as high winds and blowing snow made travel nearly impossible.

Saskatchewan now has highest active case rate of COVID-19 in country: Health Canada

Despite a drop in new cases on Tuesday, Saskatchewan's rate of active COVID-19 cases is now the highest in the country.