Chris Vandenbreekel

Organizers say 5,000 people marched down 19th Street East on June 21, 2017 as part of the Rock Your Roots Walk for Reconciliation.

5K people flood downtown for reconciliation walk

By Chris Vandenbreekel June 21, 2017 - 12:22pm Updated: June 21, 2017 - 12:30pm

Nearly 5,000 people turned out for the Rock Your Roots Walk for Reconciliation in downtown Saskatoon Wednesday.   People from all walks of life, including hundreds of...

Regan Wilson is the ninth student from Saskatoon, and first from her school, to receive the Schulich Leaders scholarship.

Saskatoon student lands competitive $100K scholarship

By Chris Vandenbreekel June 20, 2017 - 12:10pm Updated: June 20, 2017 - 12:15pm

A soon-to-be high school graduate in Saskatoon is still trying to find the words after receiving a prestigious national scholarship towards her post-secondary education.

The 32-page report released by Human Rights Watch Canada on June 19, 2017 details 64 cases of mistreatment by police across Saskatchewan.

Sask. police abuse of Indigenous women widespread: report

By Chris Vandenbreekel June 19, 2017 - 3:57pm Updated: June 19, 2017 - 4:00pm

Human Rights Watch Canada and the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations are calling for Saskatchewan police to change their ways after the release of a report detailing...

A Court of Queen's Bench justice is directing the Onion Lake Cree Nation council to begin publishing their basic finances after a ruling on June 16, 2017.

Court orders Onion Lake Cree Nation to publish finances

By Chris Vandenbreekel June 16, 2017 - 5:08pm Updated: June 16, 2017 - 5:08pm

A resident of Onion Lake Cree Nation and the Canadian Taxpayer's Federation (CTF) are heralding a victory after a decision from a Saskatoon court Friday.

Court of Queen'...

Members of the Saskatchewan Catholic School Board Association are trying to fundraise $250,000 to cover legal fees for appeals in the Theodore court case.

Sask. Catholic schools to fundraise $250K for legal battles

By Chris Vandenbreekel June 14, 2017 - 5:13pm Updated: June 14, 2017 - 5:15pm

Saskatchewan's Catholic school boards are banding together to raise money for their legal battle to preserve government funding for non-Catholic students in their school system...

Nearly 100 students gathered around the locker of 16-year-old Lauren Spence on June 13, 2017 to protest attempts to remove the crash victims memorial.

Students rally to preserve crash victim's locker memorial

By Chris Vandenbreekel June 13, 2017 - 7:38pm Updated: June 13, 2017 - 7:45pm

A locker memorial for a Saskatoon teen killed in an Alberta car crash will stay up until Friday according to Saskatoon Public Schools.   Students at Marion M. Graham Collegiate...

Organizers from Saskatoon's Pride Festival stood together outside city hall after raising the rainbow Pride flag on June 12, 2017.

25th Pride festival launched by largest-ever flag raising

By Chris Vandenbreekel June 12, 2017 - 4:55pm Updated: June 12, 2017 - 5:00pm

Saskatoon's Pride Festival officially kicked off Monday after a flag-raising ceremony outside city hall.

Nearly 250 people took time over their lunch hour to attend the...

The rainbow crosswalk at 4th Avenue and 23rd Street will be repaired by volunteers at 7 p.m. on June 6, 2017.

Damaged rainbow crosswalk in Saskatoon to be re-painted

By Chris Vandenbreekel June 6, 2017 - 1:10pm Updated: June 6, 2017 - 1:15pm

A rainbow crosswalk defaced by black skid marks will be repaired.

Saskatoon Pride Festival and the city announced Tuesday morning they would close down 23rd Street...

A rainbow crosswalk installed for Pride along 4th Avenue at 23rd Street was marred by a tire "burn out" on June 5, 2017.

'Sign of hatred:' Rainbow crosswalk defaced by tire burn out

By Chris Vandenbreekel June 5, 2017 - 4:17pm Updated: June 5, 2017 - 4:30pm

Saskatoon's Pride organization is responding after a rainbow-coloured crosswalk was defaced Monday.

An unknown driver appeared to have burned out their tires through the...

Police officers arrested six protesters around 1:30 a.m. on June 1, 2017 after they occupied a STC bus for five hours.

Protesters arrested after 5 hour takeover of last STC bus

By Chris Vandenbreekel May 31, 2017 - 9:39pm Updated: June 1, 2017 - 5:03pm

Saskatoon police arrested several protesters who took over a Saskatchewan Transportation Company (STC) bus for nearly five hours Wednesday evening.

Six arrived on the...

The city is giving a new Micro Air Street Sweeper to the Downtown BID to test the effectiveness of allowing BIDs to clean bike lanes, gutters and catch basins.

Downtown BID gets new sweeper to save city money, time

By Chris Vandenbreekel May 30, 2017 - 4:54pm Updated: May 30, 2017 - 5:00pm

Saskatoon's downtown might be a bit cleaner this summer – and at a cheaper cost to taxpayers.

The city is providing the Downtown Saskatoon Business Improvement District...

The planning, development and community services committee asked the fire department for more information on how to limit wood-burning fires in Saskatoon during a meeting on May 29, 2017.

Council asks for more information on fire pit solutions

By Chris Vandenbreekel May 29, 2017 - 2:54pm Updated: May 29, 2017 - 3:00pm

People in Saskatoon can continue having backyard fires while council figures out how to balance health concerns with private property rights.

The planning, development...