Kelly Provost

Kelly Provost is a newsreader and reporter with CBC News in Saskatoon. Email him at

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NDP MLA accuses province of 'confrontational' tactics in removal of trapper's cabin

A northern Saskatchewan MLA says there is a lot of anger and frustration in the province's north over the recent removal of a First Nations trapper's cabin.

Sask. sets new gold production record for 4th straight year

Saskatchewan set another record for gold production in 2019 — the fourth consecutive year that has happened.

'I thought the treaty people had rights': Sask. government removes northern trapper's cabin

A First Nations trapper's cabin in the Pinehouse area was removed by Saskatchewan Environment last week.

Sask. Métis government to ask court to strike 'competing' land claim

The Métis government in Saskatchewan is attempting to have the Saskatchewan portion of a massive land claim filed last fall dismissed by the courts.

Sport management expert questions handling of alleged minor hockey bullying case

A sport management professor at the University of Regina is weighing in on Wilkie Minor Hockey's release of an eight-year-old who was allegedly the victim of bullying and his younger brothers.

Alleged bullying victim, brothers dumped by local minor hockey association after parents complain

A couple that reported the alleged beating of one of their sons outside the hockey arena in Wilkie, Sask., have since been told their children can no longer play in the local minor hockey association.

Sask. Métis group says future elections only open to 'registered citizens'

Voters and elected officers of the Métis Nation - Saskatchewan, including local presidents, will now have to demonstrate they are a registered Métis citizen in order to participate in future MN-S elections.

Why did the Sask. Hockey Association cut the Beardy's Blackhawks? A look at the rationale

Why would the Saskatchewan Hockey Association decide that a First Nation's "one-of-a-kind" hockey program should no longer exist? SHA's general manager says the decision around the Beardy's Blackhawks was related to billeting and the minor hockey system.

'Hard to believe what they did': Sask. First Nation reeling from loss of its hockey team

Team officials and others in the hockey community are reacting with sadness and anger to the Saskatchewan Hockey Association's decision to move the Beardy's Blackhawks to a different community next season.

Sask. farm stress line calls up 74% over same time last year

A dry spring and a difficult harvest in Saskatchewan are being blamed for a significant year-over-year increase in calls to the Farm Stress Line.

Financial uncertainty at historic auction house could cause 'devastating hit to the fur industry'

One of only two fur auction houses in Canada says it can't guarantee it will be able to sell wild fur over the coming season after its banking partners "appear to have decided to get out of the fur business."

Saskatoon celebrates opening of 'world-class' track at revamped field house

City officials say the installation of a new track and field surface at the Saskatoon Field House will allow for bigger events.

2019 harvest slowest since at least 1980: Saskatchewan Agriculture

At only 69 per cent complete as of mid-October, Saskatchewan hasn't seen a harvest that has been this slow-moving since at least 1980.

Yorkton company did not infringe on Regina rival's roasted flaxseed patent: Federal Court

The Federal Court of Canada has sided with a Yorkton company accused of patent infringement over the method it uses to roast flaxseed.

'Everybody's trading something off': Saskatoon mayor on proposed regional water sharing deal

A proposed new mechanism for sharing and paying for water in the Saskatoon region is a step closer to implementation.