Garrett Hinchey

Copy Editor/Reporter

Garrett Hinchey is a Métis journalist based in his hometown of Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, where has worked since 2014. He has worked as CBC North's social media editor, copy editor, and as a multimedia reporter.

Latest from Garrett Hinchey

National Inuit housing strategy calls for local training to help solve 'national crisis'

The Inuit-Crown Partnership Committee has released its strategy for addressing a chronic shortage of housing for Inuit, saying consistent funding and creating local capacity to build homes are keys in finding a sustainable solution.

N.W.T.'s judo team aims to fulfil big expectations at Canada Games

It’s not often that a territory builds a powerhouse sports program, but Mario Desforges and his N.W.T. judo team have been defying the odds for years, and have their eyes on gold at the Canada Games.

N.W.T. squash players say one last goodbye to former coach at Canada Games

The Northwest Territories squash team has come to the Canada Games with their minds on winning, but also on spending one last week with coach Melina Turk, who left the territory last year.

Nunavut hockey team makes history and other North highlights at the Canada Games

With week two of the Canada Winter Games underway in Red Deer, Alta., we look back at the athletes, teams and stories from Canada's North.

'The future looks good': Territories' table tennis teams grow closer at Canada Games

The table tennis competition may have wrapped up at the Canada Winter Games in Red Deer, Alta., but the coaches of the teams hope to make the North a new hotbed for the sport.

Yukon skier goes big, just misses podium at Canada Games

A Yukon skier came just short of picking up the first medal for the territories at the 2019 Canada Winter Games Thursday, putting up a fourth-place finish in the big air competition.

Hundreds of northern athletes descend on Red Deer, Alta., for Canada Winter Games

The Canada Winter Games kick off Friday in Red Deer, Alta., with the opening ceremonies. Here's a look at the teams from the territories headed to the competition.

Calm Air's first Inuk pilot takes to the skies

After growing up in float planes with his father, Jeremy Maley always knew he'd be a pilot. However, he didn't realize that he'd become a local celebrity in the process, after he became the first Inuk pilot for Nunavut regional airline Calm Air.

N.W.T.'s Health, Infrastructure ministers survive non-confidence votes

Two N.W.T. cabinet ministers have survived votes to remove them from cabinet, after an emotional and often heated debate of two non-confidence motions in the territory's Legislative Assembly Wednesday afternoon.

Colonialism's impact pervasive and ongoing, experts say, as MMIWG inquiry leaves Iqaluit

As the federal inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls leaves Iqaluit, commissioners and attendees were left with plenty to consider regarding colonialism, and how it has served to create a country where Indigenous women and girls are left vulnerable.

'Time's up': Powerful words from MMIWG commissioner close out Iqaluit hearing

"There is no longer any reason to demand that Indigenous people justify to the state their legitimacy," said Qajaq Robinson, who is from Nunavut. "Time's up."

Indigenous LGBTQ people face visibility issues, major service gaps, MMIWG inquiry hears

A glaring gap in supports for LGBTQ and two-spirit Indigenous people is putting them at risk of harm, commissioners heard at the third day of hearings for the federal inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls in Iqaluit.

Support early in life key to Indigenous well-being, MMIWG inquiry hears in Iqaluit

The importance of health and well-being in early life for Indigenous people were highlighted Tuesday afternoon at the federal inquiry for missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls, as four days of hearings in Iqaluit reached their halfway point.

Loss of Inuit culture highlighted at MMIWG inquiry in Iqaluit

Inuit life, culture and healing dominated discussion on the first day of hearings in Iqaluit for the federal inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls, as a trio of panellists outlined the impacts of colonialism and efforts to regain lost culture.

Systemic issues take centre stage at MMIWG inquiry in Iqaluit

The national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls has touched down in Iqaluit, where commissioners will hear from knowledge keepers and experts on the topic of colonial violence.