Jason Warick

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Jason Warick is a reporter with CBC Saskatoon.

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Sask. First Nations rally behind northern community in dispute with uranium company

First Nations leaders are rallying behind the Birch Narrows Dene Nation in its dispute with the provincial government and a uranium company.

Saskatchewan First Nation erects blockade after company enters territory without consent

A northern Saskatchewan First Nation has blockaded a road and issued a cease-and-desist order against a Toronto uranium company. Birch Narrows Dene Nation officials say they took action after workers with Baselode Energy Corp. started surveying the band's traditional territory without consent.

Sask. vaccine plan 'not supportive of health-care workers,' CMA president says

Saskatchewan could be one of the only provinces where most health-care workers will get their COVID-19 vaccinations at the same time as the general public, and the head of the Canadian Medical Association says that needs to change.

Sask. medical students join doctors, nurses calling for rethink of vaccine rollout plan

Doctors and nurses weren't the only ones surprised this week by the Saskatchewan government's new COVID-19 vaccine rollout plan.

Doctor, nurse groups say province should prioritize health-care workers for vaccines

The union for Saskatchewan's 10,000 registered nurses has joined the province's 2,600 doctors telling the government to rethink its vaccination plan.

'It's not bad when you get moving': Sask. cyclists, runners brave record cold

Most Saskatchewan residents are huddled up indoors this week but not everyone is letting the record cold temperatures ruin their workout.

U of S Muslim students shaken after online memorial service interrupted by racism, threats

Muslim students at the University of Saskatchewan say they were horrified when their recent online gathering was hijacked by a group of racists praising Adolf Hitler.

Sask.'s 2020 unemployment rate highest in more than 40 years: StatsCan

Saskatchewan's unemployment rate averaged 8.4 per cent in 2020, according to Statistics Canada data. It's a massive increase over the 2019 rate of just 5.6 per cent.

First Nations partnership with construction company paying dividends

Pat Laliberte starts work at 4 a.m., climbing into the truck and driving the water wherever it's needed.

Current COVID-19 restrictions 'don't go far enough,' majority of Sask. residents say: survey

Two out of three Saskatchewan respondents to a recent survey said the government's COVID-19 restrictions don't go far enough.

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