Chris Carr

Forestry remains an important industry in northern Saskatchewan, where it is the second most important economic driver.

Saskatchewan's economic 'bright spot' hit with new tariff

By Chris Carr April 25, 2017 - 4:51pm Updated: April 25, 2017 - 5:00pm

Quebec and B.C. will be hit the hardest by new duties imposed on the Canadian softwood lumber bound for the US – but they won't be the only ones.

On Tuesday, the Trump...

Saskatoon's Bus Stop Refreshments is now open for another season, serving ice-cream, floats and their famous Riverbank Franks.

Downtown Saskatoon's Bus Stop Refreshments opens for season

By Chris Carr April 12, 2017 - 4:05pm Updated: April 12, 2017 - 4:15pm

Saskatoon's original food truck is back open for business.

Bus Stop Refreshments, permanently parked across the street from the Delta Bessborough, turned on its red and...

he annual pelican watch program is among the cuts as the Meewasin Valley Authority deals with fewer dollars from the provincial government.

Pelican watch program among cuts at Meewasin Valley

By Chris Carr April 11, 2017 - 5:02pm Updated: April 11, 2017 - 5:15pm

The recent provincial budget is putting pressure on the Meewasin Valley Authority.

The province cut $409,000 from the MVA, which amounts to a 17 per cent reduction in...

Pat Thomas holds up a book, "The First World War as I Saw It," written by her grandfather who fought at Vimy Ridge.

Woman reflects century after grandfather fought at Vimy

By Chris Carr April 9, 2017 - 5:14am Updated: April 9, 2017 - 5:15am

A defining chapter of Canadian history began 100 years ago Sunday: the battle of Vimy Ridge.

Percy Leland Kingsley's journey through the First World War began in 1914....

Detorating road conditions caused by flooding led to the James Smith Cree Nation declaring a state of emergency on April 4, 2017.

First Nation evacuees wait out flood concerns in Melfort

By Chris Carr April 5, 2017 - 4:23pm Updated: April 5, 2017 - 4:30pm

Dozens of people who call the James Smith Cree Nation home are waiting and watching, hoping the weather forecast works in their favour.

Around 100 people were forced...

As April 1, Thorn and Shruikan will officially be on display at the Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park and Zoo.

Komodo dragons settle into new home at Saskatoon zoo

By Chris Carr March 29, 2017 - 3:03pm Updated: March 29, 2017 - 3:43pm

There's a rare opportunity to see a pair of powerful, fascinating and dangerous creatures in Saskatoon.

Komodo dragons Thorn and Shruikan are temporarily calling the...

The owner of a Saskatoon shop specializing in glass pipes and bongs says legalization will likely bring pot smokers out of the shadows.

Shop owner says legal weed will bring users out of the shadows

By Chris Carr March 29, 2017 - 7:32am Updated: March 29, 2017 - 8:00am

Many in Saskatoon could not be happier that recreational marijuana is set to be legal.

But the co-owner of a local head shop says he expects most people will be keeping...

The view from Saskatoon man Brian Bentley's room in London, UK on March 22, 2017.

Saskatoon man thankful after narrowly missing chaos in London

By Chris Carr March 22, 2017 - 2:45pm Updated: March 22, 2017 - 5:40pm

A Saskatoon man came frighteningly close to being in the area of a violent attack in London, UK.

Bad weather was all that kept Brian Bentley from touring the British...

Kay Braget's body was found March 18, 2017 by Saskatoon police after a group of quad riders spotted her vehicle northeast of Saskatoon. She was 89 years old.

Saskatoon tragedy sparks conversation on senior safety

By Chris Carr March 21, 2017 - 4:12pm Updated: March 21, 2017 - 4:15pm

A Saskatoon missing person's case that ended in heartbreak over the weekend has family members talking about ways future tragedies can be prevented.

On Thursday, 89-year...

Delegates at the 2017 Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities convention in Saskatoon heard a presentation from RCMP Thursday on rural crime watch.

RCMP encourage old and new methods to fight rural crime

By Chris Carr March 17, 2017 - 2:10pm Updated: March 17, 2017 - 2:15pm

Mounties are urging people to consider using new technology to help with both preventing and solving crimes in rural Saskatchewan.

A recent spike in thefts made the...

Cory Baker, production manager at Daraganfly Innovations Inc., advised drone enthusiasts to check in regularly on Transport Canada's webpage for the latest regulations.

Saskatoon airport welcomes new regulations after close calls involving drones

By Chris Carr March 17, 2017 - 9:04am Updated: March 17, 2017 - 9:15am

New federal regulations for recreational drones are being welcomed by the organization in charge of Saskatoon's airport. 

A spokesperson for Skyxe, formerly the...

Saskatoon Bridge City Chickens wants to convince city council to move ahead with an 18-month pilot project involving 30 households.

Local group hatches plan for backyard chickens in Saskatoon

By Chris Carr March 14, 2017 - 1:09pm Updated: April 3, 2017 - 1:10pm

Efforts to allow Saskatoon residents to keep chickens in their backyard are being revived once again at city hall.

A group called Saskatoon Bridge City Chickens will...

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