Courtney Markewich


Courtney Markewich joined CBC News in 2016 after working in radio for five years. She is based in Saskatoon. Born and raised in Saskatchewan, Markewich is passionate about sharing stories of the province's people. Her focus now is bringing these stories to social media on CBC Saskatchewan and CBC Saskatoon's platforms. Her work on The Pit was recognized by the RTDNA Canada National Awards for Excellence in Social Media in 2020. You can contact her at

Latest from Courtney Markewich

Video rental store in small Sask. town still going because 'I'm stubborn,' says owner

On the main street of a small Saskatchewan town — fittingly in a building that used to be a movie theatre — sits what may be one of the last video rental stores in the province.

Kids and COVID-19 vaccines: your questions and how to prepare

A health-care worker gives her tips for preparing your child to receive their vaccine, while a pediatrician addresses questions your child may have.

On a roll: Skateboard leaders share their skills with learners at Saskatoon's skate parks

The City of Saskatoon's free summer skateboard program is sending instructors to different skate parks throughout the week to provide instruction to skateboarders looking to improve their skills.

COVID-19 in Sask.: the first 6 months

Sept. 12 marks six months since Saskatchewan health officials confirmed the first case of COVID-19 in the province.

COVID-19 in Sask: Who gets a ventilator? In 'hypothetical' worst-case scenario, age might decide

The Saskatchewan Health Authority has offered an early glimpse at some of the factors health care teams might weigh to decide which COVID-19 patients get ventilators if there are not enough to go around.

Saskatoon support group creates community for young women facing cancer

A support group in Saskatoon brings together younger women facing cancer as they navigate treatments and life.

Sask. welder's Humboldt Broncos-inspired sculpture gets world attention

A third-generation welder from Melfort, Sask., is thinking of switching his work focus to pursue his passion for creating art pieces. 'I wanted it to relay the sadness, the loss, but also hope, and love,' he says of his sculpture inspired by the Humboldt Broncos hockey bus tragedy.

Specialized 'trishaw' lets Saskatoon care home residents experience cycling again

Two trishaw bikes, handmade in Denmark, are now on the streets of Saskatoon to allow residents of LutherCare communities a chance to sit back and enjoy the trails.

Multiculturalism in movement: How dancers use beats to honour their background

In the spirit of Canada Day, CBC Saskatchewan is showing off the province's multiculturalism through people who are expressing their heritage through traditional dance.

Point of View | 'If the scar is deep, so was the love': Dealing with my first Father's Day without Papa

A new bond formed between my father and I as he drew his last breaths last August.