Although they won’t compete in any meets this season due to COVID-19, members of the Saskatoon Lions Speed Skating Club are thankful for the Clarence Downey Speed Skating Oval. Continue reading
Digital Broadcast Journalist
Brenden Purdy is a Digital Broadcast Journalist with Global Saskatoon.
A self-proclaimed “product of Western Canada,” Brenden spent time living in B.C., Alberta and Saskatchewan before venturing to Toronto where he obtained a degree in Television and Radio Broadcasting from the College of Sports Media.
After doing play-by-play for the York University Lions hockey clubs, and a stint with the NHL Network on Sirius XM, Brenden returned home to continue his broadcast journey with Global Saskatoon.
Outside of work you can find him wailing on a guitar, belting into a mic, or more often than not, you can find him hanging out with his dogs, Elwood and Bogart.
The Saskatoon Hilltops are getting new goalposts at their practice facility at Ron Atchison Field, thanks to a donation from the parents of kicker Rylan Kleiter. Continue reading →
Dawson Norrish’s ArcticShelf is the first locker-style, app-controlled fridge designed for the workplace. Continue reading →
When the COVID-19 pandemic placed limitations on dance studios one local troupe, KSAMB Dance Company decided to take their performances to an outdoor stage. Continue reading →
Garth Kuemper and Corey Young were the SMHA Coach of the Year Award Winners for the 2020 Season. Kuemper becoming the first ever two time winner. Continue reading →
Saskatoon arborist Gavin Peters offers Christmas tree pick-up program for the cost of a donation to the Saskatoon Food Bank and Learning Centre. Continue reading →
A 24-year-old man was arrested this afternoon, around 2:00 p.m. in Saskatoon’s Caswell Hill neighbourhood following police pursuit of a stolen vehicle. Continue reading →
According to the Saskatoon Police Service, 13 of the 18 drivers impounded during a News Year’s Eve sobriety checkpoint were under the influence of cannabis or cocaine, Continue reading →
Ashli and Bev Gavin of Granny B’s restaurant in Dalmeny, Sask., banded together with their community to bring gifts to the 52 seniors at Spruce Manor Care Home for the holidays. Continue reading →
Although they can’t be with their son attending the World Juniors in the Edmonton bubble, the Schneider family has found alternative ways to support Braden. Continue reading →
In January of 2020 Bombargo locked themselves in a cabin at Emma Lake for two-weeks and recorded their sophomore album, now they’re looking to the public to help get it pressed. Continue reading →
Fifteen different elementary schools around Saskatoon have teamed up with care homes throughout the city to send letters and Christmas cards to seniors to enjoy over the holidays. Continue reading →
For the past two years, Brett Williams has donned his yuletide elf costume to spread holiday cheer around Saskatoon. This year he’s back at it again, albeit from a distance. Continue reading →
Josh Remai and his team of volunteers have kept a pair of outdoor rinks running in smooth condition for the past five years, although their jobs go beyond just flooding the ice. Continue reading →
During the pandemic, Keshia Gamola has been unable to run her face-painting business, Kreative Mum, but has now turned to painting outlines for care home residents to fill in. Continue reading →