Jackie McKay


Jackie McKay is a Métis journalist working for CBC Indigenous covering B.C. She was a reporter for CBC North for more more than five years spending the majority of her time in Nunavut. McKay has also worked in Whitehorse, Thunder Bay, and Yellowknife. Follow her on Twitter @mckayjacqueline.

Latest from Jackie McKay

Victoria Native Friendship Centre raising money for youth housing in the city

The Victoria Native Friendship Centre is fundraising money to buy a plot of land to build affordable housing for Indigenous youth.

First Nations leaders in B.C. continue call to have decision-making at Fisheries and Oceans investigated

The First Nations Leadership Council has written an open letter to the prime minister and the minister of Fisheries and Oceans Canada, calling on them to address concerns about decision-making processes at DFO. 

Trudeau announces $8.2B to renew 10-year funding for B.C. First Nations Health Authority

The B.C. First Nations Health Authority provides care to more than 200 Indigenous communities throughout the province.

B.C. First Nations do what they can to protect their communities from this year's wildfires

Work is underway in communities across B.C. to mitigate the potential for catastrophic damage from the summer wildfire season.

Dance program encourages First Nations youth to develop leadership skills

Students in Outside Looking In's Future Leaders Program get to perform in the organization's annual May show in Toronto.

First Nations researcher exploring psychedelics as healing tool for intergenerational trauma

Researchers at Vancouver Island University say Indigenous knowledge is key to exploring how psychedelic substances can help treat a variety of disorders related to mental health.

Northern B.C. First Nations say they need more resources to deal with the illicit drug crisis

More than 200 First Nations leaders and health-care workers met for three days in Prince George, B.C., to talk about dealing with the drug crisis in the north of the province.

Indigenous youth screen their short films at New Zealand film festival

The films are part of a cultural exchange called Through Our Lens that sends Māori youth to other Indigenous communities around the world to collaborate and make short films.

B.C. First Nations leaders want Fisheries and Oceans science reviews put under the microscope

First Nations leaders in B.C. are calling for an investigation into Fisheries and Oceans Canada's (DFO) scientific review and decision-making processes after a group of scientists pointed out flaws in a recent report on salmon farming and parasites.

Youth celebrate Hoobiyee in Vancouver after 3-year hiatus

Thousands of people gathered at the Pacific National Exhibition in Vancouver on Friday for the first Hoobiyee gathering in three years, celebrating the Nisga'a new year.