Chris Carr

In December, the provincial government announced a six-member panel will consult the public on the Dan Perrins' K-12 governance options report.

Concern over potential changes to how Sask. schools are governed

By Chris Carr January 12, 2017 - 5:58pm Updated: January 12, 2017 - 5:58pm

The provincial government has asked for feedback on how schools should be governed in Saskatchewan – and it's getting an earful.

Michelle Gustafson is the chair of the...

Environment Canada says Saskatchewan reached its statisical dead of winter on Jan. 12, 2017.

Warmer weekend due as Sask. crosses dead of winter

By Chris Carr January 12, 2017 - 3:46pm Updated: January 12, 2017 - 3:47pm

A blast of winter stormed through Saskatchewan Wednesday night and seemed to put an exclamation mark on a week of harsh weather.

How fitting, too, since Thursday marked...

A windy Wednesday in Saskatchewan is adding to the extreme cold warnings issued for large swaths of the province on Jan. 10, 2017.

Brace for even cooler temps, wind chills in Saskatchewan

By Chris Carr January 10, 2017 - 4:02pm Updated: January 11, 2017 - 1:08pm

If you thought it was cold out already, brace yourself – it's about to get even colder.

The weather is expected to turn downright nasty Wednesday following a cold...

Saskatchewan taxpayers could save $10 million to $20 million by 2018-19 when12 health regions authorities amalgamate into one large board.

Sask. government hopes to save $20M with move to single health authority

By Chris Carr January 10, 2017 - 1:56pm Updated: January 10, 2017 - 4:47pm

The provincial government predicts it will save between $10 million to $20 million by consolidating 12 existing health regions into a single authority.   Health Minister Jim...

People who drive Highway 5, east of Saskatoon, say the road is dangerous because it lacks guard rails and passing lanes.

'Could've been me:' Bruno mayor reflects on deadly highway crash

By Chris Carr January 6, 2017 - 2:12pm Updated: January 11, 2017 - 11:55am

A tragic crash near St. Denis Wednesday has restarted discussion around the need to make a Saskatchewan highway safer.

A family of three from the small community of...

The Saskatoon Health Region anticipates that flu numbers should start coming down next week.

Worst of Saskatoon flu season drawing to an end

By Chris Carr January 6, 2017 - 1:36pm Updated: January 6, 2017 - 1:36pm

People who got this year's flu shot should probably be glad they did.

Simon Kapaj, Deputy medical health officer with the Saskatoon health region, said this year's...

Photos of the family on Facebook show the newly married couple in 2014 and a smiling baby boy with his mother in June 2016.

'Unimaginable loss': Sask. community mourning after family of 3 killed in highway crash

By Chris Carr January 5, 2017 - 2:31pm Updated: January 5, 2017 - 2:31pm

A community is in mourning after a family of three died in a two-vehicle crash outside Saskatoon Wednesday morning.

Rescue crews were called to Highway 5 west of the...

Saskatoon police are looking for a cab driver, the taxi company not disclosed, who drove a woman to a store on 22nd Street after she escaped an abduction on Jan. 2, 2017.

Saskatoon police looking for cab driver who helped woman escape alleged abduction, sexual assault

By Chris Carr January 4, 2017 - 4:35pm Updated: January 4, 2017 - 4:35pm

Investigators are looking for a cab driver who helped a woman get away after she was allegedly abducted and sexually assaulted at a Saskatoon home.

According to police,...

Former councillor Charlie Clark announced his candidacy for Saskatoon mayor in May 2016 and went on to claim victory in October's civic election.

Charlie Clark optimistic heading into 2017, despite economic challenges

By Chris Carr December 30, 2016 - 8:37am Updated: December 30, 2016 - 8:37am

While Saskatoon is at an exciting and dynamic time in its history, the city is also going through a challenging time economically.   2016 was a year that saw a continued ...

Christmas means busy airports and busy schedules, people reuniting with loved ones at YXE

Saskatoon airport busy with Christmas travellers

By Chris Carr December 22, 2016 - 3:31pm Updated: December 22, 2016 - 8:01pm

With Christmas fast approaching, people from across the country are coming home to be with family in Saskatchewan.

"We usually do a big dinner Christmas eve. We have...

Education Minister Don Morgan met with the media on Wednesday to discuss the options to school governance in Saskatchewan.

Education minister wants feedback on how Sask. schools are governed

By Chris Carr December 21, 2016 - 5:06pm Updated: December 21, 2016 - 5:08pm

The province wants parents and teachers to give some thought and feedback on how Saskatchewan's schools are run.

A six-member panel has been formed to consult the public...

Heather Hedstrom, community and donations advisor for the Salvation Army in Saskatoon

Saskatonians show their generosity in the lead up to Christmas

By Chris Carr December 21, 2016 - 3:02pm Updated: December 21, 2016 - 3:02pm

It looks like a last minute outpouring of support will help Saskatoon's Salvation Army meet their goal in the lead-up to Christmas.

"Last week we were really quite...