Dayne Patterson is a journalist based in Regina, Saskatchewan. Follow him on Twitter @DaynePatterCBC. Story tips? Dayne.firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Regina Police bid for plane purchase could be 'game changer': Saskatoon Police
The Regina Police Service included the funds for purchasing a plane in their 2022 budget, which is being sent to Regina City Councillors for approval.
After fentanyl poisoning took her daughter, Sask. mother opens support group
A mother from Regina who lost her 18-year-old to fentanyl poisoning nearly three years ago is establishing a bereavement support group in the city.
Sask. family holds interprovincial poster campaign for Mackenzie Lee Trottier, missing for 11 months
Mackenzie Trottier's family continues to search for her 11 months after she disappeared, hosting a poster campaign to echo their calls for information that would bring her back home.
16-night vigil for 16-year-old girl found dead in Regina's North Central ends Friday
A Regina resident has been standing vigil most nights for the past few weeks in honour of a 16-year-old girl who died in the community.
Falsifying Indigenous identity a centuries-long issue, says First Nations University president
While the issue of falsely claiming Indigenous identity is once again in the public view with recent revelations about a prolific Saskatchewan professor's ancestry, those issues are not new, says First Nations University of Canada president Jacqueline Ottmann.
Saskatoon pair stuck in B.C. following fearful highway experience, deluged highways closed
A Saskatoon woman and her father were forced to turn back near the lower mainland of British Columbia because of flooding and mudslides.
Regina Exhibition Association requests $400K from city council as COVID-19 pilfers profit
Regina Exhibition Association Limited (REAL) had planned to reduce the amount it requested from the City of Regina to zero by 2023, but in a presentation to a city council committee said that’s not possible with the effect the pandemic has had on their bottom line.
As COVID-19 case numbers trend downward, doctor warns Sask. not 'out of the woods'
Doctors in Saskatchewan intensive care units pleaded for help as wards filled up with COVID-19 patients, but as case numbers fall and the fourth wave ebbs, health-care professionals and union heads warn against relaxing.
Regina Thunder, Saskatoon Hilltops to face off in battle of Sask. for Prairie Football Conference title
After being sidelined by COVID-19 last season, the strongest teams in the prairies will face off for the conference championship and take another step toward the national title.
Camp Hope tent city to be replaced by 40-bed emergency shelter in Regina
Some of the residents of Camp Hope — a temporary encampment for people experiencing homelessness — will soon be able to stay at an emergency indoor shelter secured by the City of Regina.