Jason Warick

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Jason Warick is a reporter with CBC Saskatoon.

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'It's always about balance': AIDS Saskatoon supports police reforms, but not abolition

The executive director of AIDS Saskatoon says he supports the Black Lives Matter movement and others demanding reforms, but stopped short of endorsing the movement's specific call for police forces to be abolished.

Sask. government failed to consult First Nations on $4B irrigation plan, says FSIN

Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations Chief Bobby Cameron says the provincial government should have consulted First Nations before it announced a $4-billion irrigation project.

$4B irrigation 'megaproject' a risky proposition, says Canadian Taxpayers Federation

Saskatchewan taxpayers and future generations should not be saddled with a $4-billion debt for an irrigation plan that may or may not work, says the Canadian Taxpayers Federation.

Sask.'s $4B irrigation plan must address changing climate, Indigenous rights: professor

A University of Saskatchewan water resource specialist says a $4-billion plan to expand irrigation in Saskatchewan should be designed, built and managed with the best scientific information available, and under federal control since it affects three provinces.

Researchers oppose changes to University of Saskatchewan's community outreach program

A group of researchers has penned an open letter opposing changes to the University of Saskatchewan's community outreach programs.

After 4 years and 3,000 km, man runs every street in Saskatoon

It took four years, but a Saskatoon man has now run every street in the city — a total of more than 3,000 kilometres.

Sask. chief meeting with Prince Albert police about arrest video

Indigenous leaders say they're disturbed by a video showing a Prince Albert, Sask., police officer throwing a man to the ground while onlookers yell "Don't do that!" and "We've had enough of it!"

Saskatoon ballet dancer 'made lemonade out of lemons' when forced to return from New York City

Saskatoon ballet dancer Max Craven was forced to come home from New York this spring because of COVID-19, but he says he has "made lemonade out of lemons."

Kits for 30,000 meals delivered by Saskatoon bus drivers, school staff during COVID-19 pandemic

This is the final week of deliveries for a school lunch program that's provided enough food for Saskatoon families to prepare more than 30,000 meals.

Union president stepping down after leading Regina Co-op refinery workers during bitter 6-month lockout

The bitter, six-month lockout at Regina's Co-op Refinery Complex is over, but the facility's 730 unionized workers will have to head back to work with a new leader.

Young Sask. athletes excited to return to outdoor practice fields

Outdoor sports practices are allowed starting today across Saskatchewan. It's the beginning of Phase Four in the provincial government's plan to lift COVID-19 restrictions.

Sask. parents, students push for defunding of programs placing armed police in schools

Parents, students and others are pushing for an end to programs that place armed police officers in Saskatchewan schools.

'It's becoming a state of insanity': Regina city councillor says ballooning police budgets must stop

Pouring ever-increasing amounts into police enforcement rather than social programs is creating a "state of insanity" and must end, says a Regina city councillor.

Kids, parents flock back to Sask. playgrounds

Kids across the province can once again slide, swing and climb at their favourite park.

Harry Jerome, Black Canadian who set 100m record in Sask. in 1960, 'should be celebrated far more than he is'

Nearly 60 years ago at a track meet in Saskatoon, Harry Jerome became the fastest man on Earth. Olympic sprint champion Donovan Bailey and others hope the Black Lives Matter movement will prompt a greater appreciation for Black Canadians like Jerome.

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