Morgan Modjeski

Reporter

Covering everything and anything for CBC Saskatoon, Morgan is a journalist interested in municipal and provincial affairs, Canadian crime and Canadian politics. Familiar with a variety of beats, Morgan has worked as a staff reporter for the Saskatoon StarPhoenix, Metro Calgary, Metro Saskatoon and the Fort McMurray Today and now works for CBC in Saskatoon.

Latest from Morgan Modjeski

Sask. family stands by chuckwagon racing despite losing 4 horses at Calgary Stampede

Despite the loss of four horses at the Calgary Stampede, Neil Salmond says he has no plans to reconsider his participation in the sport of chuckwagon racing as he believes people are doing everything they can to make the sport safe.

Mosquito numbers on the rise in Saskatoon

Rain in late June pushed mosquito numbers slightly higher than the city's 10-year average, but officials have not recorded any mosquitoes that can carry West Nile virus.

Saskatoon sees spike in dirty needles on city streets

While the number of needles collected have been climbing, calls to the fire department have decreased. Saskatoon's Fire Chief says that's a result of partnerships in the community.

Demonstrator with ties to Saskatoon captures images of Hong Kong protests

Andrew Yung was born in Hong Kong, but educated in Saskatoon, attending St. Joseph High School and the University of Saskatchewan.

Advocates call on premiers for better sex ed across Canada

Advocates gathered Wednesday outside of the Delta Bessborough to rally provincial leaders for a real investment in updated sex education in Canada.

Boy gets locked in gun safe at Saskatoon Peavey Mart

Peavey Marts across Canada will be updating their store safety policies after a 12-year-old boy was locked in a gun safe in Saskatoon for roughly 20 minutes on Monday afternoon.

Costco parking lot abuzz after swarm of bees touches down

Thousands of the flying insects covered part of a truck in Saskatoon on Monday.

No injuries after train derails near Kelliher

The cause of the derailment is now under investigation.

Saskatoon diocese updates policies to prevent abuse, misconduct in Catholic Church

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Saskatoon has updated its policies around abuse and misconduct to ensure investigations of abuse are handled outside of the church.

RCMP investigating after officer draws gun, threatens to kill man on video

The RCMP are investigating after one of its officers was seen on video threatening to kill a man who was on his knees and being handcuffed during a recent arrest in a remote First Nations community in Saskatchewan. 

Gabriel Wapass, Saskatoon's 7th homicide victim remembered as loving, kind father

Gabriel Wapass died on June 30 after police were called to the 1700 block of 20th Street West for reports of an injured man. Emergency responders tried to save his life but they were unsuccessful.

Hundreds gather for Canada Day at Saskatoon Mosque

People from across Saskatoon were welcomed to a Canada Day celebration at the Saskatoon chapter of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jam'aat's mosque on Monday.

Only in Canada: Saskatoon man buys canoe with briefcase full of Canadian Tire cash

Just ahead of the Canada Day long weekend, a Saskatoon man may have committed the most Canadian act ever: buying a full-sized canoe with a briefcase full of Canadian Tire money.

Regina archdiocese to publish list of clergy members accused of abuse

The Archdiocese of Regina says it has been contacted by several people who say they've been abused by clergy in Saskatchewan, or know someone who has — and that it intends to be more transparent about abuse allegations.

Fake cannabis labels circulating in Saskatchewan

Chase Ruttig, assistant regional manager at Prairie Records, is cautioning owners to double check before purchasing cannabis online, as some illegal cannabis is being made to look legitimate.