RBC Taylor Prize: An Interview With Author Barbara Taylor

Barbara Taylor | Posted 02.26.2015 | Canada Living
Barbara Taylor

"Madness is a childish thing," Barbara Taylor writes in The Last Asylum, a memoir of her two decades as a mental patient in England. The book records her breakdown, her 21-year-long analysis, her periods as an inmate at Friern Mental Hospital (The Iron Mother) in North London.

Best of Canadian Food in 2014

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 03.02.2015 | Canada Living
Adrian Brijbassi

Fred Morin looked out at the gravel driveway and asphalt lane behind Joe Beef and said to me, "This restaurant wouldn't happen in most places. Not in California or New York. That's one of the things I'm most proud of. We try to keep things real and true to who we are."

Men Throw Snake At Tim Hortons Worker

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 12.08.2014 | Canada Alberta

Talk about a hissy fit. Two Saskatoon men are facing charges after they threw a live snake at a Tim Hortons employee over a sandwich request that ...

Father Witnessed Son's Murder

The Star Phoenix | Posted 11.18.2014 | Canada Alberta

Grace Lafond-Barr says her brother was killed while their 95-year-old father looked on. Lafond-Barr confirmed her brother, 35-year-old Jonathon Laf...

Couple Wins Appeal To Bring Adopted Son Home After Four Years

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.04.2015 | Canada Living

SASKATOON - A Saskatoon couple has won an appeal and may soon be able to bring home their adopted son from Pakistan.Waheeda and Ashfaq Afridi have bee...

Exploring the Culinary Culture of Our Prairies

Rebecca LeHeup | Posted 12.29.2014 | Canada Travel
Rebecca LeHeup

Like many Canadians who have travelled across the County, I had been to Saskatoon, Saskatchewan several times but it had simply been to "drive through." This fall, I returned to the prairies to learn more about the culinary culture of Saskatoon.

Senior Deported, Faces Stoning

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.16.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - A 65-year-old woman working as a cook in Saskatoon has been deported to her native Pakistan, where her lawyer says her life could be in dang...

Donations Pour In To Give Terminal Cancer Patient Wedding Of Her Dreams

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 08.18.2014 | Canada Alberta

A Saskatoon woman with late-stage cancer will be getting the wedding of her dreams thanks to the help of an Edmonton start-up and donations from more ...

Could This Top Chef's Saskatoon Restaurant Be Canada's Best?

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 05.26.2014 | Canada Travel
Adrian Brijbassi

Dale MacKay was the first winner of Top Chef Canada, he had established himself among Daniel Boulud's successful brigade of proteges, and he was living in Vancouver, a city in proximity to many of the exceptional products coveted by cooks. MacKay, though, opted for Saskatoon.

The Walter Scott Centre

Cole Hogan | Posted 04.26.2014 | Canada Alberta
Cole Hogan

Today I am announcing the launch of the Walter Scott Centre, a Saskatchewan focused think tank named after our first premier.

A Bylaw To Bully The Bullies

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.13.2014 | Canada Living

SASKATOON - City council in Saskatoon has voted to proceed with a draft bylaw aimed at cracking down on bullies.The vote came at a Monday meeting wher...

Say Goodbye To Some Of Your Favourite British Foods

CBC | Posted 03.24.2014 | Canada Alberta

British food fans in Saskatoon are stocking up on products that are now considered illegal to sell. Brit Foods, a specialty store in the city, said ...

Taxpayers Pay For Holckey League Loss

CP | Jennifer Graham, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.22.2014 | Canada Alberta

REGINA - The Saskatchewan government is taking a hit of about $668,000 on the Memorial Cup junior hockey championship held in Saskatoon last May.The p...

Man Chases His Car's Thieves By Taxi

CBC | Posted 03.15.2014 | Canada Alberta

A Saskatoon man who spotted his stolen car while riding to work by taxi succeeded in helping police get it back Sunday.  It started at 6:40 a.m. CS...

HANES: It Can't Be Underwear AND Hummus

CBC | Posted 02.19.2014 | Canada Alberta

A local hummus maker is facing off against a global clothing giant. Earlier this month, Yohannes Petros got a cease and desist letter from Hanes...


CBC | Posted 02.07.2014 | Canada

Most of the Prairies continues to be locked in a deep freeze, with a number of communities under wind chill warnings, including, Regina and Winnipeg. ...

Hockey Fans, Here's How We Can Stop Rogers From Robbing Us Blind

David Martin | Posted 01.31.2014 | Canada Business
David Martin

If most Canadians didn't hate Rogers before, they certainly will now after the telecommunications giant signed its 12-year, $5.2 billion dollar broadcast deal with the NHL. The long-term, multi-billion dollar agreement is effectively a giant thumb in the eye of the Canadian hockey fan.

November Legislature Recap

Cole Hogan | Posted 01.26.2014 | Canada Alberta
Cole Hogan

The Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan resumed sitting late last month, Members making the trek to Regina for the Third Session of the 27th Legislative Assembly.

WATCH: Terrifying Sounds Over Saskatoon

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 11.13.2013 | Canada Alberta

It resembles the sound of the mothership in Close Encounters of the Third Kind, or the snarl of a long-dead dinosaur crawling back out of the Earth's ...

Driver Dies, Passengers Live After Taxi Sinks

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 11.06.2013 | Canada Alberta

A Saskatoon taxi driver is dead after his cab hit a large slough and sank. According to CTV Saskatoon, the accident took place near Humblodt, Sask....

Probation For Woman Who Threw Baby In Trash

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.18.2013 | Canada

SASKATOON - A Saskatoon woman has been sentenced to two years' probation after she put her newborn baby in a garbage container in 2010.The woman, who ...

Much Ado Over 'Merry Christmas' Bus Signs

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.04.2013 | Canada Alberta

SASKATOON - The Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission says there isn't enough evidence to move forward with a complaint against having "Merry Christmas...

Long Road Ahead for Broten's NDP

Cole Hogan | Posted 11.29.2013 | Canada Alberta
Cole Hogan

The Saskatchewan Party has launched a political advertisement against the new leader of the Saskatchewan NDP and Leader of the Official Opposition, Cam Broten. The advertisement attempts to tether Broten to the previous NDP leader, Dwain Lingenfelter, and to the party's 2011 First Nations resource revenue sharing policy.

Campus Pipe Ceremony Under Fire

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.19.2013 | Canada Alberta

SASKATOON - A controversy has erupted at the University of Saskatchewan over a traditional aboriginal pipe ceremony for which organizers asked women "...

How Police Used Pail, Stones And Tow Rope To Catch A Horse

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.28.2013 | Canada Alberta

SASKATOON - A Saskatoon police officer has discovered that a farm background comes in handy on the job, especially when capturing four-legged vagabond...