Saskatoon should honour Joni Mitchell, mayor and resident agree

Saskatoon Mayor Charlie Clark said he wants to honour the singer somehow during his time in office. 'Now that I'm in this role, it is...

'It's a little overdue': Citizen requests sign honouring Joni Mitchell ...

It's been more than three years since Joni Mitchell referred to Saskatoon's many failed attempts to honour her as “laughable,” saying that she wanted to...

U of S Home Ice campaign wants more money from city | Saskatoon ...

The University of Saskatchewan's Home Ice campaign is asking the City of Saskatoon for more money to fund its $41 million rink project. Saskatoon.and more »...

October year in review: Saskatoon gets new mayor in Clark

... Don Atchison to become mayor of Saskatoon. The 42-year-old Clark, who was first elected as Ward 6 city councillor in 2006 when he defeated...

Tank: Economic downturn could mean it's time to think big

Randy Donauer suggested it might be a good time to consider building two north-end interchanges, at Marquis Drive and Idylwyld Drive and Marquis and Highway...

Saskatoon councillor confident Uber riding into province next year

Insuring a car with PT licensing costs more than $4,000 in Regina and Saskatoon, according to SGI's rate calculator. Saskatoon city councillor Darren Hill said...

Charlie Clark talks earring, cycling and Twitter

Saskatoon Mayor Charlie Clark answered a few bonus questions during his year-end interview with The StarPhoenix. On his earring. I hope it's OK if I...

Tank: Democracy alive and well in Saskatoon

SASKATOON,SK-- October 11/2016 1012 news debate --- StarPhoenix editor Heather Persson, left, moderates a debate with Saskatoon mayoral candidates, left to right, Kelley Moore, Charlie...

This year's civic election was engaging, exciting … and weird

SASKATOON, SASK.; SEPTEMBER 29, 2016 -0930 news atchison Don Atchison called a news conference to talk about downtown at the corner of 21st. E. and...

City to experiment with pedestrian signals

The City of Saskatoon is poised to experiment with a cheaper way to try to make sure motorists yield to pedestrians. ... Zach Jeffries as...

Portable defibrillators helped save two Saskatoon men in 2016

There are now 900 portable defibrillators at businesses and other facilities in Saskatoon, MD Ambulance spokesman Troy Davies told media, family and friends. Twenty-three lives...

Spike in calls keeps MD Ambulance busy

But Tuesday we went through our numbers and went through calls, and tried to see if there was some sort of trend out there, and...

Tank: Saskatoon city council's female majority an oasis

When the at-large election of councillors returned in 1988, another woman, Pat Lorje, also placed No. 1, getting 10,000 more votes than Henry Dayday got...

Loewen joins police, Remai Modern boards

Coun. Mairin Loewen is joining the Saskatoon board of police commissioners. Loewen's new role is among several new and ... Ann Iwanchuk will be appointed...

Bus barns to begin move in January

A city bus is parked outside the bus barn on October 19, 2014 in Saskatoon. (Michelle Berg / The StarPhoenix) ... Former Ward 2 councillor...

Councillors want Remai Modern opening clarified

Saskatoon city council wants some answers on the apparently shifting dates for the opening of the Remai Modern art gallery. Coun. Mairin Loewen got unanimous...

Council opts to stick with leisure guide hard copy

The City of Saskatoon's leisure guide is likely to remain a printed product for a couple more years. After a protracted discussion ... Randy Donauer...

Charlie Clark hopeful a tentative transit agreement will be approved Tuesday

Saskatoon's mayor says he's hopeful about the proposed deal Saskatoon Transit workers will vote on when the union meets Tuesday. On Friday, the City of...

Ann Iwanchuk

A lifelong Saskatoon resident, I have lived in both Confederation Park and Pacific Heights. My expertise is in the field of Industrial Relations -- specializing...

Councillors say goodbye to Tiffany Paulsen

Paulsen, who has always worked as a lawyer in addition to her council job, said she looks forward to spending more time with her young...

'Social change agent' Bob Fink dead at 80

Longtime Saskatoon city councillor Pat Lorje said she will remember Fink “as somebody who really pushed the limits.” “He was a real social change agent...

Don Atchison releases transportation portion of platform | Saskatoon ...

Following his campaign launch on Wednesday, incumbent mayoral candidate Don Atchison announced portions of his platform focused on transportation.Atchison wants trains out of Saskatoon |...

Mayoral candidate Clark says smart growth could save millions

Mayoral hopeful Charlie Clark says the city is wasting hundreds of millions of dollars because of poor city planning and badly-designed neighbourhoods. On Friday, he...

Don Atchison maintains lead in close mayoral race: poll

A Mainstreet Research/Postmedia poll is showing a tight race in this year's municipal election. Among decided voters, support for incumbent mayor Don Atchison remains at...

Automotive technician wants to solve city's problems

Automobile technician Tobi Loopkey says he knows he's not a typical candidate for Saskatoon city council. “Unlikely candidate, but we're thinkers,” ... Troy Davies a...

Mayoral candidates establish early territory in first debate

Charlie Clark, a 10-year council veteran, said despite a “volatile economic environment,” Saskatoon can become a great city. “I know we won't get there without...

Paulsen: Check your assumptions about why I left politics

She has spent the past 16 years as a city councillior of a growing Saskatoon. Today, Tiffany Paulsen launches a column in the , reflecting...

New grocer moving in to City Park store

A grocery store in Saskatoon's City Park neighbourhood that has been empty since November will soon again be stocked full. The old Shop Easy Foods...

Former Shop Easy in Saskatoon's City Park neighbourhood is sold

At the time of the Shop Easy's closure, Saskatoon city councillor Darren Hill said a future grocery-selling tenant could be eligible for tax breaks, while...

Council backs release of 2017 'budget update'

Coun. Pat Lorje said she thought the budget would follow “substantially the same process this year.” Coun. Darren Hill said he would like to see...

Bev Dubois swaps wards for comeback bid

Dubois, whose nine-year run representing Ward 10 ended in defeat in 2012, has decided to join the four other candidates aiming to replace retiring 16-year...

Sites for new downtown library considered

Mairin Loewen presented her perspective on the much-praised Halifax library, which she toured in May while attending a conference on transit in the Nova Scotia...

Council to vote Monday on pre-election budget release

Coun. Troy Davies says it's "disappointing" that pressure to release Saskatoon's 2017 preliminary budget comes from politicians and not residents. Davies is concerned any information...

Coun. Zach Jeffries pushes for back-lane garbage pickup

Zach Jeffries wants City of Saskatoon staff to give back-lane garbage pickup a chance. Jeffries asked ... Mairin Loewen said she wants the idea of...

Sask. politician says fireworks display bad for refugees, those with PTSD

A Saskatchewan politician has unleashed a social media firestorm after posting a series of tweets suggesting that Syrian refugees and sufferers of PTSD might be...

Coun. Charlie Clark wants more info on land branch costs

Mayoral candidate Coun. Charlie Clark wants to take a closer look at the City of Saskatoon's involvement in land development. Clark has formally asked the...

Saskatoon councillor standing by tweet suggesting Syrian refugees need warning of fireworks

Saskatoon City Councillor Pat Lorje caused a stir on social media over the Labour Day long weekend after linking the Potash Corp fireworks festival to...

Ward 10 challenger wants to cut the waste

She does most of her travel in Saskatoon by bicycle and also enjoys running and volunteer work. “I love to go full force,” she said.

Eric Olauson Removed As Chair Of Caucus Committee After Facebook Like

Saskatoonhomepage.caREGINA — A Saskatoon MLA has been removed as chairman of a caucus committee for "liking'' a Facebook post that talks about slapping Prime Minister...

MLA Eric Olauson removed from committee position after 'liking' social media post, NDP calls for resignation

Saskatoon University MLA Eric Olauson has been told to stay off social media by the Saskatchewan Party after 'liking' a controversial social media post. The...

Council majority backs early budget release

Other councillors contacted on Tuesday — Darren Hill, Ann Iwanchuk, Zach Jeffries, Mairin Loewen and Tiffany Paulsen — also said they back the early release...

Saskatoon MLA removed from committee and social media

Saskatoon-University MLA and former Saskatoon city councillor Eric Olauson has been removed from one of his committee positions after concerns were raised over his use...

Viewpoint: Five council incumbents face no challenger … hmm

City Councillor Tiffany Paulsen is pictured on a bus stop sign rental at McKercher and 8th Street in Saskatoon on May 3, 2016. (Michelle ...

Saskatoon Mayor Don Atchison says budget might not be ready before fall election

Three mayoral candidates in Saskatoon are asking that city administration release its preliminary budget before this fall's election but Mayor Don Atchison says it may...

Jordon Cooper: Level playing field for all council candidates

According to Saskatoon's Temporary Sign Bylaw 7491, candidates cannot put up any lawn signs until 45 days before an election. Why? Because ... Mairin Loewen...

Rezoning approved for Market Mall condos | Saskatoon StarPhoenix

Despite protests from some vocal area residents, development of a condominium project with about 440 units in the Market Mall parking lot has been given...

Market Mall condo project gets go-ahead from Saskatoon city ...

A proposed condo complex at Market Mall gets the go-ahead from Saskatoon city council.and more »...

City Considers the Future of Indoor Playgrounds

Councillor Randy Donauer believes the new joint use schools provide a great opportunity for the city to add to its inventory of indoor playgrounds for...

If the Province Agrees, Gordie Howe Will be Coming Home

The statue of Gordie Howe at SaskTel Centre is a step closer to having a little more meaning, after Saskatoon City Council approved the request...

Kinsmen Play Village to reopen

Pat Lorje remarked. The Kinsmen Play Village closed last year after PotashCorp Playland opened in Kinsmen Park because city staff said it didn't make financial...