David Shield

David Shield is a web writer for CBC Saskatoon.

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Sask. directors frustrated over lack of clarity on summer camps

Directors of summer camps across the province say they would like more information on how they will be able to operate going forward.

Advocates say Saskatoon's most vulnerable are suffering without public washrooms

The COVID-19 pandemic has left many homeless people deprived of some of the most basic necessities of life, say people who work in the sector.

Sask. teachers want answers about how to follow COVID-19 guidelines this fall

As the school year draws to a close, teachers across the province are already concerned about what classrooms will look like in September.

Lac La Ronge Indian Band breaks ground on new addictions, mental health treatment centre

On Wednesday, officials held a groundbreaking ceremony for the Lac La Ronge Indian Band Wellness, Healing and Recovery Centre. The facility will allow up to 24 people to get treatment for six to eight weeks each.

AIDS Saskatoon vows to open safe consumption site, despite being left out of provincial budget

Jason Mercredi says AIDS Saskatoon is continuing its plans to open a safe place for people to consume drugs.

Flooding, high winds reported after massive storm pummels north-east Sask.

People in an area between Humboldt and Birch Hills are picking up the pieces after a wicked storm blew through the area Sunday afternoon.

Saskatoon residents want action over noise, lighting issues from industrial park

Pleasant Hill and King George residents say noise from an industrial park is making their lives difficult.

Transportation Safety Board says crew inexperience contributed to 2017 death at Sask. CN Rail yard

The Transportation Safety Board says a foreman at a CN Rail yard in Melville, Sask., had only been doing the job for five shifts before a fatal accident.

Saskatoon woman claims racial profiling after being told to leave Cabela's store

An Indigenous woman says she is angry after being ordered out of a popular hunting and fishing store in Saskatoon.

Sask. man says province shouldn't be clawing back disability payments for people on CERB

Jason Laprairie says Saskatchewan should reconsider its policy on whether disability cheques should be clawed back for people receiving the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB).

Regina International Airport asks for federal money to help survive COVID-19 slowdown

The president and CEO of the Regina Airport Authority is asking for federal support to help deal with a massive slowdown in traffic.

Family of former U of S football player who died last month says young athletes need mental health support

The family of a University of Saskatchewan Huskies football player who died recently says young athletes need more mental health support.

Strong winds down trees, cause power outages Monday morning in Saskatoon

Crews are busy removing dead trees across the city after a massive windstorm.

Saskatoon continues to rank low among Canadian cities for waste diversion

A new report from the City of Saskatoon says the bridge city continues to rank among the lowest in the country when it comes to finding another home for its garbage outside of the landfill.

City of Saskatoon looking at flood management program for Montgomery Place neighbourhood

Saskatoon city hall is looking at a plan to stop flooding in a west-side neighbourhood.