Kids and COVID-19 vaccines: your questions and how to prepare

With a COVID-19 vaccine now approved for use in children from five to 11 years old, parents may be wondering how best to prepare their kids for receiving the vaccine.A health-care worker who helps kids as they go through medical...

How climate change is causing grief, anxiety and depression

Our planet is changing. So is our journalism. This story is part of a CBC News initiative entitled Our Changing Planet to show and explain the effects of climate change and what is being done about it. Diana Violet Bird reaches for...

Let my long haul COVID symptoms be a reason for others to get vaccinated

This First Person piece was written by Alanna Carlson Sinclair, a lawyer with the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission in Saskatoon who contracted COVID-19 in 2021. Carlson Sinclair also has a passion for milling local grains and baking.For more information about CBC's First Person...

Sask. residents paid others to get fraudulently vaccinated in their name, pharmacist group says

Vaccine fraud has occurred in Saskatchewan, with an unspecified number of people paying others to take their place during the vaccination process, according to a professional body representing pharmacists in the province.The Saskatchewan College of Pharmacy Professionals (SCPP) "has confirmed...

Doctors, Official Opposition call for gathering limits as Sask. ICUs remain swamped

Doctors and the Official Opposition are calling on the Saskatchewan government to impose gathering restrictions on the public — something the province's own recent modelling suggests is needed to bend the curve of COVID-19. Health-care workers in the province are caring for a...

Emotional Sask. chief medical health officer pleads with public amid dire new COVID-19 modelling

The number of Saskatchewan residents infected with COVID-19 and placed under intensive care could more than double by the new year if no additional public health measures are brought in and if people don't change their behaviours in the next few weeks,...