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

Saskatoon Catholic schools log increase of more than 700 students

The majority of the growth was recorded in GSCS schools inside Saskatoon, as more than 608 new students were recorded at schools in the city.

No specific policies, but division says Saskatoon public schools can determine 'best way' to celebrate Pride

As the Regina Public School Division deals with fallout from voting down a motion intended to ensure schools can determine how they celebrate LGBTQ Pride events, the Saskatoon Public School Division says it aims to make all students feel welcome — but that it has no specific policies about Pride celebrations.

Saskatoon police officers 'exhausted' after busy summer, chief says

This year has already been Saskatoon's deadliest on record. The strain on resources is starting to trickle down into the community, said Saskatoon Police Chief Troy Cooper, as the service is now to officers normally in community positions to support other divisions.

Drug court in city could keep addicts out of 'criminal college': AIDS Saskatoon

A coalition of more than 30 advocacy groups has released part of a plan prepared by a working group looking at the crystal meth crisis in the city. The group recommended 24 strategic actions to address the issue, including a recommendation to establish a drug court in Saskatoon.

Class size must be included in new teacher deal to hold government accountable: STF

The Saskatchewan Teachers' Federation says class sizes need to be outlined in a new contract to ensure government is accountable.
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A look at Saskatchewan's small but spirited group of Green Party supporters

The Green Party of Canada hasn't traditionally had a strong presence in Sask. but the party's support is still hopeful it can pitch a green policy platform to catch the attention of the province's voters.

Saskatoon police phasing out cars in favour of SUVs

The Ford Taurus Police Interceptor will soon be a thing of the past on Saskatoon streets, as officials say the car is impractical.

Conservative fundraising lead in Sask. indicates 'strong appetite' for change in Ottawa: U of S prof

The Conservative Party of Canada is leading the race when it comes to party contributions across the country and the party has a sizeable lead over the Liberals, NDP and Greens when it comes to donations coming from Saskatchewan.

Meewasin Valley trails get covered in chalk as Saskatoon tries to break longest-mural world record

Officials with the Meewasin Valley Authority say they were impressed with the turnout at an attempt to top the Guinness Book of World Records' list for the longest sidewalk chalk mural.

Some of Canada's top dogs on display at Saskatoon's annual dog show

Organizers with the Saskatoon Kennel and Obedience Club say interest in the events is shrinking across the country, but say a new generation is getting introduced to the tradition.

Lumsden reeve says drive-in disruption could have been avoided if owners followed proper process

A petition to save Lumsden's Moonlight Movies drive-in has garnered more than 3,000 signatures, but the reeve of the RM says the controversy could have been avoided had the owners of the land followed the proper processes.

Cumberland House comes together to rescue men lost in northern wilderness

The two men went missing on Wednesday afternoon and were said to be located at around noon on Saturday.

Miscommunication blamed for Pleasant Hill association not presenting to Saskatoon police board

The community association has been invited to the Sept. 19 meeting of the Saskatoon Board of Police Commissioners.

Neighbourhood associations relay safety concerns to Saskatoon police commissioners

Commissioners say hearing from community associations is critical, as it helps them establish where to focus police resources.

Meeting with truck passenger offers some closure for mother of Austin Eaglechief

A known gang member with a violent history was supposed to testify at the inquest into the death of Austin Eaglechief on Wednesday, but after a conversation with the man's mother, it was determined he wouldn't be taking the stand.