Garrett Hinchey

Managing Editor, CBC North

Garrett Hinchey is a Métis journalist based in his hometown of Yellowknife, where has worked since 2014. He has worked at CBC North as a social media presenter, copy editor, multimedia reporter, and senior assignment producer. He has been CBC North's managing editor since June 2021.

Latest from Garrett Hinchey

N.W.T.'s COVID-19 secretariat apologizes after self-isolating travellers' info breached

A number of travellers recently self-isolating in Yellowknife had their email addresses revealed in an 'unauthorized disclosure of personal information,' according to a letter sent by the territory's Health department.

Inuvik deputy mayor resigns, reprimands to be issued to councillors after critical comments

Inuvik's deputy mayor has resigned, prior to a discussion in town council Wednesday evening that led to a recommended reprimand for comments he recently made to the media.

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.