Yasmine Ghania

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Yasmine Ghania is a reporter for CBC Saskatchewan, currently based in Saskatoon.

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Sask. parents 'terrified' after son with autism was missing for 1 hour after bus driver left without him

A Saskatoon mom and dad are angry that their nine-year-old son with autism went missing for an hour after they say his bus driver “abandoned” him.

'I'll feel safer now': Sask. begins vaccinating kids aged 5 to 11 in Regina, Saskatoon

There was excitement and relief among many Saskatchewan families on Wednesday as their five- to 11-year-old children rolled up their sleeves for the COVID-19 vaccine.
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More than 12,000 kids' vaccine appointments booked in Sask. after initial website hiccup

Saskatchewan parents are eager to get their 5 to 11-year-old kids vaccinated. More than 12,000 pediatric vaccine appointments were booked between 8:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. CST on Tuesday, according to the Saskatchewan Health Authority.

Sask. parents can book COVID vaccine appointments for kids 5 to 11 starting Tuesday

Saskatchewan parents can book an online COVID-19 vaccine appointment for children aged five to 11 starting Tuesday at 8 a.m. CST.

Sask.'s top doctor supports call to let unvaccinated students participate in extracurricular activities

Dr. Saqib Shahab says he supports a request sent by the education minister to school board chairs, asking them not to prohibit students who are eligible for COVID-19 vaccines, but haven't had the shots, from taking part in extracurricular activities.

Sask. schools shouldn't exclude unvaccinated students from extracurricular activities: education minister

Saskatchewan's Education Minister says school divisions should not prevent eligible unvaccinated students from attending after-school events.

Sask. family frustrated with province after 5-day wait for return of father's body from Ontario

Two sons are mourning the loss of their father, a COVID-19 patient who died after he was transferred to Ontario. They are also upset with how the province handled bringing their dad's body back to Saskatchewan.
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How one Métis woman is trying to bolster relations between Indigenous communities and the Saskatoon police

Angela Daigneault, the Saskatoon Police Service’s Indigenous relations consultant, says rebuilding trust between Indigenous peoples and the police service hinges on officers being more sensitive to culture, colonization and trauma.

Sask. government should go back to older support program rather than tweaking new one, recipient says

Saskatchewan's new social assistance program will be tweaked so that the social services ministry can make direct payments for rent and utilities on behalf of some clients who are at risk of homelessness.

Regina's Camp Hope postpones plan to disband, says this weekend will be 'final push'

Camp Hope, a tent encampment set up in Regina's Pepsi Park, will continue to operate this weekend as snow blanketed the city Thursday.

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