Heidi Atter

Mobile Journalist

Heidi Atter is a journalist working in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Labrador. She has worked as a reporter, videojournalist, mobile journalist, web writer, associate producer, show director, Current Affairs host and radio technician. Heidi has worked in Regina, Edmonton, Wainwright, and in Adazi, Latvia. Story ideas? Email heidi.atter@cbc.ca.

Latest from Heidi Atter

Labrador coast hits record summer temperatures as oceans continue to warm

The Labrador coast was three to four degrees warmer than average in 2023 and the impacts of the warming temperatures are not fully known.

Kids nervous about going back to school? Get some advice from these elementary students

Have kids who are feeling nervous about going back to school? Get some practical tips from these Happy Valley-Goose Bay students.

Labrador teacher asking for donations to restart sewing and life skills class

A Labrador teacher hopes to restart a class teaching kids how to sew clothing and mend items but needs fabric donations to help.

Nunatsiavut agrees to run proposed housing facility in Happy Valley-Goose Bay

The Nunatsiavut government has agreed in principle to operate a proposed housing facility in Happy Valley-Goose Bay. President Johannes Lampe says the Inuit government decided it was important for the Labrador community because people need help.

Labrador woman who lost son to overdose urges other parents to talk to their children about drugs

A Labrador mother holding a community event for International Overdose Awareness Day says parents need to talk to their children about illicit drugs — before it's too late.

Caterpillars, pumpkins and joy: Labrador summer gardening program has kids digging in the dirt

A new children's program in Labrador, created through a partnership of Conservation Corps Newfoundland and Labrador and the NunatuKavut community council, teaches children life skills like gardening and growing food.

Nunatsiavut government monitoring after fuel spill in Nain harbour 

The Canadian Coast Guard says an estimated 10 to 15 litres of diesel spilled into Nain Harbour last week.

Surprise visitor: Conservation officer 'amazed' to spot sea turtle off northern Labrador coast

A conservation officer in Hopedale got a big surprise recently when he spotted an unusual sight along Labrador's north coast: a sea turtle.

Inuit women reviving traditional black-bottom sealskin boots through summer workshops 

Two Inuit women have started a workshop in hopes of passing along the tradition of making black bottom sealskin boots.

Internet for Labrador's north coast set to cost $10M more than planned 

Connecting Labrador's six north coast communities to high-speed internet will now cost $10 million more than initially planned. MP Yvonne Jones says the cost had grown from the $22 million in funding announced in 2022 to bring high-speed internet to Nain, Natuashish, Hopedale, Makkovik, Postville and Rigolet.