Marc Winkler


Marc Winkler is a reporter/editor and the host of CBC North's The Weekender, based in Yellowknife.

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Yellowknife retiree spins copper into gold for local women's society

A Yellowknife woman is taking used copper wire from a nearby diamond mine and turning it into a windfall for the local women's society, raising tens of thousands of dollars through its sale so far.

N.W.T. presents implementation plan for Aurora College to become university

The government of the Northwest Territories released its implementation plan on Thursday, to transform Aurora College into a polytechnic university by 2025.

Five years after her daughter's death, Fort Good Hope mother wants community to heal

Five years after the death of her daughter Charlotte — and two days after her killer lost his appeal, bringing years of court proceedings to an end — Louisa Lafferty says that she's looking towards the future.

N.W.T.'s Prince of Wales museum celebrates 40th anniversary

Yellowknife's Prince of Wales Northern Heritage museum celebrates its 40th anniversary this weekend. Though it may be missing one royal guest who was there 40 years ago, there will be stew, bannock and music.

New national cancer strategy has focus on Inuit, First Nations and Métis people

The report, called the Canadian Strategy for Cancer Control, relies on consultation with dozens of Indigenous organizations across the country, including nearly all the land claim organizations in the Northwest Territories.
In Depth

How the end of alcohol restrictions is changing 1 Nunavut community

Since alcohol restrictions were lifted in December, the Nunavut community is adjusting. Some say the restrictions felt colonial, while others say they've seen kids on the street crying for their parents.
Reporter's Notebook

Live in Kugluktuk: CBC host reflects on 10 days in Nunavut hamlet

Marc Winkler, host of CBC's The Weekender, recently spent 10 days in Kugluktuk, Nunavut, collecting stories and hosting live broadcasts. Take a guided tour around the hamlet, in his own words.

Deceased RCMP officer's fiancée moves back to Kugluktuk, Nunavut

Foote moved away in April after her fiancé, 30-year-old RCMP officer Graham Holmes, died in a snowmobile crash. Now she's moving back to the community.

Dark Sky Festival attracts crowd to Wood Buffalo National Park

Check out photos from this year's Dark Sky Festival in Wood Buffalo National Park.

Chief urges Indigenous business leaders to support Trans Mountain pipeline

Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation Chief Allan Adam was the keynote speaker at the Arctic Indigenous Investment Conference in Yellowknife.