Heidi Atter


Heidi Atter is a journalist working in Regina. She started with CBC Saskatchewan after a successful internship and has a passion for character-driven stories. Heidi has worked as a reporter, web writer, associate producer and show director so far, and has worked in Edmonton, at the Wainwright military base, and in Adazi, Latvia. Story ideas? Email heidi.atter@cbc.ca.

Latest from Heidi Atter

He walked 635 km to Regina and is going on a hunger strike to raise awareness about suicide

The Walking With Our Angels founder is beginning a hunger strike upon arriving at the Saskatchewan Legislature until meaningful legislation is passed.

KrugoFest promises to be safe, physically distant music festival in Regina

The festival has four dates where people buy a ticket for their own hotel room with a balcony to view the festival.

Sask. T-shirt project raising money for smaller music venues struggling during pandemic

The Sask Venues Project paired local designers with local venues to create unique, limited edition T-shirts.

Do not take in wildlife as pets, Sask. rescue organization warns after increase in calls

People have tried to keep a moose calf, a badger, a raccoon and more, the Wildlife Rehabilitation Society of Saskatchewan said.

New Regina-based non-profit hopes to help immigrant women find sisterhood, employment

The Canadian Advisory of Women Immigrants' founder says organizations like hers are especially important during the pandemic.

Sask. artist creating daily pandemic drawings to capture moment in time and inspire others

Marsha Schuld was having trouble focusing so she decided to create something every single day. Now, she hopes others will do that same.

Exciting, emotional day as first batch of guide dog puppies leave Regina to further training

One puppy raiser said it was a great experience having Indy with him for a year.

Children turn to photography as creative outlet during pandemic

Ella and Jack Campbell have been doing photography to get through the pandemic, have some fun and express how they're feeling when words won't do the trick.

Adapted toy car being donated to Regina girls with cerebral palsy

Jamie Winkler said having a car adapted specifically for her twins means everything to her and her family.

Sask. doctor and partner advocating for committed couple trying to reunite during COVID-19

Dr. David Edward-Ooi Poon and his partner haven't seen each other in months due to the restrictions. Now they want to help others in the same situation.

Sask. sidewalk concert series bring artists to resident's driveways

The Yorkton Arts Council wanted to lift spirits and help artists out during the pandemic.

New $2.4M pool opens in Buffalo Pound Provincial Park

The pool has a capacity of 260 but is limited to 50 people at a time during the pandemic.

$7K raised by women swimming 90 kilometre relay at Last Mountain Lake

The women swam in one hour shifts for 27 hours and 19 minutes.

Chainsaw art in Fort Qu'Appelle inspiring hope during pandemic

Douglas Lingelbach said he hopes his work inspires people.

U of S professor studying why people drop out of treatment after overdoses in Sask.

Dr. Rohit Lodhi said there could be many factors leading people to leave treatment early.