Garrett Hinchey

Senior Producer, CBC North

Garrett Hinchey is a Métis journalist based in his hometown of Yellowknife, where has worked since 2014. He has worked as CBC North's social media editor, copy editor, and as a multimedia reporter, and produced CBC's coverage of the 2019 N.W.T. election. He is currently CBC NWT's senior assignment producer.

Latest from Garrett Hinchey

First doses of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine arrive in Yukon, N.W.T.

Yukon and the Northwest Territories each received a shipment of 7,200 doses of the Moderna vaccine on Monday, the first step in plans for the territories to vaccinate 75 per cent of their adult population by the end of March.

'Unprecedented' high water year for Great Slave Lake, MLAs hear

Record high water levels in the Northwest Territories led to record amounts of trace metals and hydrocarbons in watersheds over the summer, but the territory's environment department says they aren't expecting much of an impact on wildlife.

N.W.T. gov't report hints at dramatic impacts of COVID-19 on tourism industry

A report produced by the N.W.T.'s department of industry, tourism and investment offers a peek into the massive negative impacts the COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked on the territory's tourism industry.

The N.W.T. government just sold $180M in bonds. What does that mean?

The N.W.T. government has quietly entered the public debt sale market, selling $180 million in bonds to pay down its short-term debts.

Yellowknife sees largest year-over-year drop in consumer prices on record

Food and fuel seem to be the main factors in a sustained drop in prices in the N.W.T.'s capital, leading to trends that haven't been seen since the 2009 financial crisis.

Things N.W.T. MLAs asked officials: From checkstop moving to Alberta border to patio requests

MLAs got their chance to question the N.W.T. government Wednesday on their plans to reopen the territory, leading to new information and clarification on businesses reopening and border controls.

Yellowknife's new hospital helped keep your property taxes down in 2019, mayor says

The impact of the new Stanton Territorial Hospital on Yellowknife residents’ property tax bills was largely felt in 2019 and not 2020, the city’s mayor confirmed Tuesday.

Your North: Best reader photos for the week of January 6

From hunting to fishing, ducks on a pond and alpha wolf prints, here's a look at your best photos of the week from across the territories.
NWT Votes 2019

Yellowknife Centre candidates focus on downtown issues, solutions in debate

Four candidates competing for MLA in the Yellowknife Centre riding traded ideas Wednesday evening on the economy, seniors' care, and the cost of living, but one issue seemed to be on everyone's minds: the state of the city's downtown, and what to do about it. 
NWT Votes 2019

Kam Lake candidates trade cost of living solutions in community debate

Six candidates running for MLA in Yellowknife's Kam Lake riding struggled to differentiate themselves from one another in a Tuesday evening debate, though they did offer some innovative ideas to decrease the N.W.T.'s cost of living.