David Shield

David Shield is a web writer for CBC Saskatoon.

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Appeal Court slashes Project Forseti drug dealer's sentence to 11 years

The Saskatchewan Court of Appeal has cut down a lengthy sentence for a drug trafficker snared in the Project Forseti biker gang investigation.

Sask. appeals court orders new trial for man convicted of unlawful confinement, attempted robbery

A Saskatoon man will have a new trial after a ruling from the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal.

'I was scared': Saskatoon gas station manager shocked after attack, racist tirade

A 45-year-old man has been charged with assault and mischief after allegedly punching workers and making racist comments at a Saskatoon gas station on Sunday.

'It's been a roller-coaster': Sask. nurse prepares for appeal after $26K penalty over Facebook post

Carolyn Strom will be appealing a $26,000 penalty from the Saskatchewan Registered Nurses Association after the Prince Albert nurse made a Facebook post criticizing her grandfather's care in a health centre.

Sask. police watchdog flags 6 cases of unnecessary violence, insubordination in annual report

The latest annual report from Saskatchewan's Public Complaints Commission has uncovered six cases of officers found to be breaking policy while on duty.

Saskatoon police glued to TV sets to see if lip sync challenge hits airwaves

A much-loved viral video made by Saskatoon police might be shown on a U.S. broadcaster Monday night.

Saskatoon curbside recycling fees may increase from $5.66 to $7.50 in 2020

Homeowners in Saskatoon should expect to pay more money for curbside recycling next year as it could increase to $7.50 per month.

'I couldn't stop crying': Saskatoon woman fears for future after province stops paying for pain treatment

Gwen Klysko worries she will be in debilitating pain once the province stops funding a treatment she's been receiving for the last year.

Environmental groups concerned about demolition plan for Saskatoon's SLOWPOKE-2 nuclear reactor

Environmental groups from across the country are expressing concerns about the decommissioning of a small nuclear reactor near the University of Saskatchewan campus.

Regina man accused of killing his 3-month-old son in 2017 arrested, charged with manslaughter

Regina police have arrested a 29-year-old man in connection with the death of an infant almost two years ago.

'I was blindsided': Saskatoon sex shop owner shocked after Health Canada confiscates $10K in enhancement pills

The owner of a Saskatoon sex shop says he was shocked when Health Canada officers seized thousands of dollars in 'sexual enhancement' pills.

Sask. woman charged with trafficking bear parts on black market going to trial in November

A Saskatchewan woman will appear in court this November charged with seven counts of trafficking animals.

Royal flush: Drivers vote Co-op washrooms best in country

A national gas pricing website has named Co-op gas stations as having the best bathrooms in Canada.

'Very encouraging,' Saskatoon says vast majority of $1M taken by scam has been traced, frozen

On Monday, Jeff Jorgenson announced the 'vast majority' of more than $1 million stolen from the city by scammers has been located and frozen in bank accounts across the country.

'Not the recommended procedure:' Sask. gas station owner breaks leg trying to stop thieves

Trent Riel broke his leg Tuesday morning while trying to stop two men from driving away without paying for gas at his family's Tempo station in Holbein, Sask.