Morgan Modjeski


Covering everything and anything for CBC Saskatoon, Morgan is a journalist interested in municipal and provincial affairs, Canadian crime and Canadian politics. Familiar with a variety of beats, Morgan has worked as a staff reporter for the Saskatoon StarPhoenix, Metro Calgary, Metro Saskatoon and the Fort McMurray Today and now works for CBC in Saskatoon.

Latest from Morgan Modjeski

Correctional staff complaints to province detail concerns, confusion during pandemic

Union officials said many on the frontline are feeling let down by their government after they were left out of priority status for vaccines despite guidance from health officials to include them.

'They don't care': Inmate complaints paint troubling portrait of Sask. jails during pandemic

Dozens of complaints, handwritten by inmates and obtained through Freedom of Information legislation, detail the conditions and the stress inmates felt as the limited programming they had access to slowly dwindled away.

'Monumental': Lac La Ronge band member applauds step-back from Canada Day celebrations

The decision to withdraw from Canada Day celebrations isn't simply a cancellation of the event, Chris Halkett says. Its aim is to reflect on the darkest aspects of Canadian history and build partnerships toward a renewed Canada.

Man and woman charged with manslaughter in death of Sask. RCMP Const. Shelby Patton

The family of Saskatchewan RCMP Const. Shelby Patton say they're devastated by the death of a young man who loved his job and his community. 

Sask. writer, poet and prisoner advocate Cory Cardinal dead at 38

Cory Cardinal was released from the Saskatoon Provincial Correctional Centre in April and at that time he said his work calling for better conditions within Saskatchewan's correctional system would continue.

Sask. sociology professor says province must come together to meet vaccine targets

Cindy Hanson, a concerned citizen and professor of sociology and social studies at the University of Regina, says the province needs to be transparent when it comes to how the vaccine rollout is going.

Meadow Lake community devastated after arena sustains major damage following fire

“We’re just now getting back in service,” said Neil Marsh, fire chief in Meadow Lake at around 11 a.m. He said the blaze resulted in almost every member of the volunteer force being called out, with firefighting efforts starting at around 1 a.m. and lasting until about 9 a.m.

Woman hopes walk from Prince Albert, Sask., to Ottawa will offer residential school survivors healing

Patrica Ballentyne says that even today, too many Indigenous children are being taken from their families.

Sask. First Nations leaders, premier call for federal government to examine residential school sites

Bobby Cameron, chief of the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations, called for every residential school site in Saskatchewan to be examined for unmarked burial sites.

UFO reported by Delta Air Lines pilot flying over Saskatchewan in early May: Transport Canada

The incident, filed with Transport Canada’s Civil Aviation Daily Occurrence Reporting (CADOR) system, took place on May 5. The pilot reported spotting something “well above them” moving right to left, despite the plane cruising at 39,000 feet.