Scott Larson

Scott Larson works for CBC News in Saskatoon.

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Regina, Saskatoon city councils approve request to help fund world junior hockey bid

City councils in Regina and Saskatoon have unanimously approved a request to put up $350,000 each should the cities win a joint bid to host the 2023 International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championships

Muslim student association wants U of Sask. to offer exam deferral during Ramadan

The University of Saskatchewan's Muslim Student Association says the university isn’t doing enough to accommodate students who observe Ramadan. 

Saskatoon city council votes to drop mask mandate for leisure facilities, civic buildings starting next week

Saskatoon city council is ending mask mandates at leisure facilities and civic buildings beginning this coming Monday, April 4. Mandatory masking will remain on buses for at least the month of April.

Speed zone changes around schools, playgrounds back in front of Saskatoon council Monday

Saskatoon city council will finalize its policy around speed zones for schools and playgrounds at Monday’s council meeting.

Saskatoon's Myanmar community continues struggle against military takeover in homeland

For the 60th week in a row, a group of Myanmar expats will be demonstrating in front of Saskatoon City Hall this afternoon to protest the military seizing power in that country.

Moe says rail strike would be 'catastrophic' for Sask., asks feds for back-to-work legislation

Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe is calling on the federal government to make it illegal for rail workers to strike.

Sask. forecasted to be warmer than normal for the next month

Spring may be just around the corner.

COVID-19 levels in Saskatoon's wastewater up 5 per cent week-over-week, latest study shows

High levels of the virus that causes COVID-19 remain in Saskatoon's wastewater, according to the latest research from the University of Saskatchewan.

Sask. in race with rest of world to attract high-tech workers, says industry advocate

There is a shortage of high-tech workers in Saskatchewan, and if the province can’t bring in skilled people, our standard of living wil suffer, says the president of SaskTech, which represents the interests of Saskatchewan technology companies.

Regina city council votes to drop proof of vaccine, masking measures alongside province

The City of Regina is removing the requirement for proof of vaccinations against COVID-19 at civic facilities beginning on Monday.