Kelly Provost


Kelly Provost is a newsreader and reporter with CBC News in Saskatoon. He covers sports, northern and land-based topics among general news. He has also worked as a news director in northern Saskatchewan, covering Indigenous issues for over 20 years. Email him at

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'We need to help Mother Nature out a little bit': Sask. RMs introduce coyote bounties

Citing concerns from livestock producers and families in the area, the RM of Weyburn is one of the Saskatchewan rural municipalities that have introduced bounty programs for coyotes in the past week.

Cold snap in Sask. should ease by weekend, but below-normal temps could last well into spring

Most of Saskatchewan is expected to get relief from the current cold snap by the weekend, but an Environment Canada meteorologist says below-normal temperatures are expected to last for the next four weeks and into the spring.

Should Sask. copy Ontario's model for online sports gambling? A gaming platform makes its case

The CEO of a prominent operator in Ontario's online sports gambling market thinks Saskatchewan should follow that province's lead.

Sask. residents bet almost $32M in first 2 months of regulated gaming website, Saskatchewan's first regulated online gaming platform, received $31.8 million in total bets from registered users over November and December, according to the Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority.

Northern Sask. fishers triple harvest of once undervalued fish now prized for caviar

The once overlooked tullibee in Pinehouse Lake, Sask., has become a "golden goose" for local commercial fishers thanks to northern European demand for its caviar. However, a conversation is set to happen next year about whether the fall harvests can continue without limits.

Loss of northern Sask. charter aircraft company expected to affect many sectors

Osprey Wings Ltd., which has the largest fleet of float planes in Saskatchewan, has ceased operations.

SJHL postpones games due to illness for the first time since February

Two Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League teams have postponed games this week because of a flu-like illness that has sidelined several players.

'Never-ending' chases: Sask. men recovering from gambling addiction describe life they've left behind

Three men are describing the events that led them to start attending Gamblers Anonymous Saskatchewan meetings.

Case about portability of First Nations hunting rights in Sask. headed back to trial

The Saskatchewan Court of Appeal has ordered a new trial for two First Nations hunters from Ontario who were first acquitted, then later convicted, of illegal hunting in Saskatchewan.

Northern Sask. youth lose inpatient psychiatric unit for 2nd time since 2020

The inpatient psychiatric unit in Prince Albert, Sask., that serves children and youth in the province's north is temporarily stopping admissions because it's losing its lone child psychiatrist.