Jason Warick

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Jason Warick is a reporter with CBC Saskatoon.

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Increase in intimate partner violence prompts Saskatoon police to create new response team

The number of complaints to Saskatoon police about intimate partner violence is up 14 per cent. That's why police are creating a dedicated team to respond to these calls.

Sask. towns, First Nations join forces to maximize benefits, avoid pitfalls of $14B mine project

An unprecedented alliance of more than 50 municipalities and First Nations is taking shape in Saskatchewan. Its aim is to maximize the benefits — and head off any problems — associated with one of Canada's largest resource projects: BHP's $14-billion Jansen potash mine.

Sask. First Nations families travel to France for unveiling of D-Day statue

Peepeekisis Cree Nation soldier Charles Bird stormed Juno Beach 80 years ago with 14,000 other Canadians. Now his son and other Peepeekisis members have traveled to France for a ceremony honouring his late father and other members of the Regina Rifles.

Chunk of space debris lands in Sask. farm field

As a farmer in rural Saskatchewan, Barry Sawchuk is used to removing rocks and weeds from his fields. But he recently discovered a two-metre wide, 40-kilogram heap of twisted, burnt metal.

Sask. birder says Earth Day is about global issues, but also local ones

Coral reefs. The polar caps. The Amazon rainforest. One Saskatoon man says that Earth Day is about is about fighting for these global treasures, as well as the ecosystems closer to home.

Sask. government, university officials hope new funding will increase supply of rural veterinarians

The provincial government will subsidize five new spots for rural students at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan.

Federal funding for Indigenous culture, language programs must be sustainable, say advocates

This week's federal budget includes more than $290 million for Indigenous-led language and culture programs.

Sask. man training for half Ironman triathlon while battling Stage 4 cancer

Robert Kirschman wants to raise money and awareness for gastrointestinal stromal tumour cancer, his rare affliction.

'I'm not so passionate about it': Winner of multimillion-dollar Gretzky card case says he's changed his mind

The winner of the multimillion-dollar case of 1979-1980 O-Pee-Chee hockey cards — the set that contains Wayne Gretzky's rookie card — says he no longer wants them and is trying to find them a "better home."

Cheer and dance championships cancelled as impasse between Sask. teachers, government continues

The Saskatchewan Teachers Federation says job action is continuing this week, starting on Monday with extracurricular activities and noon-hour supervision being impacted.