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, and produced CBC's coverage of the 2019 N.W.T. election.

Latest from Garrett Hinchey

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.

Keepers of the Language: Inuktitut helps host stay in touch with his roots

Qavavao Peter, host of CBC Nunavut's morning radio program Qulliq, is a man between two worlds.

O'Reilly, Ramsay spar over social issues in Frame Lake debate

Candidates from Yellowknife's Frame Lake riding took part in a wide-ranging debate Tuesday night, discussing topics from Yellowknife's downtown to a universal basic income.
NWT Votes 2019

Rules of the game: What can and can't candidates do while campaigning?

With the 2019 N.W.T. election campaign in full swing, candidates are beginning their campaigns in earnest. We take a look at what they can and can't do, from financial contributions to door-knocking hours.

Election season is underway: Here's what you can expect from CBC North

With the territorial election less than a month away, voters are preparing to make one of their most important choices in decades. Here's what you can expect from us: through the campaign to election night and beyond.

How Scrooge McDuck got rich off the Klondike Gold Rush

It's a mystery worthy of the Ducktales crew: earlier this week, an anonymous listener dropped off several Scrooge McDuck comics to CBC host Dave White, including a print valued at over $1,300.
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New wave of female candidates makes splash ahead of 2019 campaign

Though the October 1 N.W.T. election is still months away, 20 candidates have already declared their intention to run for MLA. The highlight of those early returns? The territory is already over halfway to the number of female candidates from the 2015 election.

Former Yellowknifer medals with Hong Kong at ball hockey world championships

It's been an odd, winding road for Devon Chang's ball hockey career: from Yellowknife, to Edmonton, and finally to this year's world championships in Slovakia, representing team Hong Kong.

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.