Courtney Markewich

After spending five years in radio, Courtney Markewich joined CBC Saskatoon in 2016. She is currently a Social Media News Editor/Presenter for @CBCSask and @CBCSaskatoon.

Latest from Courtney Markewich

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.

Pita bakery offering fresh options to a growing Saskatoon

After noticing there wasn't an option to buy fresh pita bread in Saskatoon, the owners of Sal Pita saw an opportunity to serve the city's growing Middle Eastern community.

New Prince Albert, Sask., library reading centre a tribute to a mother's love of reading

The table where Sharon Breadner's daughters remember spending time with big picture books is long gone, but is now being replaced with a new one in memory of Breadner — just in time for Mother's Day.

'History begins yesterday': Western Development Museum's Curatorial Centre helps tell story of Sask.'s past

The curator of the WDM took CBC News on a tour of the organization's Curatorial Centre in Saskatoon which houses roughly 65 per cent of the 75,000 items in the collection.

'Get whatcha get' tattoos let gumball machine choose your ink

A Saskatoon tattoo shop is letting its patrons chose their new ink with the spin of a dial.

Cooking for reconciliation: Chef Rich Francis tackling catering company, restaurant and TV shows

Life is serving Rich Francis a busy schedule. Along with his newly-launched catering company, Francis has written a cookbook, has a TV show debuting in the spring, has two more TV projects in the works and will be opening a restaurant.
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'I'm here to show you that you can do it': Kendal Netmaker looks to inspire Indigenous youth

The difference Kendal Netmaker's best friend's family made for his life when they paid for him to take part in sports as a child has motivated him to help children across Saskatchewan today.
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'Life is a beautiful journey': Nicole Cook continues to expand specialized daycare in Sask.

Nicole Cook sometimes speaks about her journey with tears in her eyes, but she says every trial and challenge she has faced in her life has been a gift for her to learn from.
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'Life is waiting for you': Pride co-chair Danny Papadatos wants to make city even more inclusive

Danny Papadatos wants the work that he does to help Saskatoon become a better city.
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From IBM to a clothing startup: Sneha Chakraborty has vision of cutting fabric waste

Sneha Chakraborty went from working for IBM to running two successful Saskatoon businesses — all thanks to a little spark.
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Michael Linklater wears his culture proudly on basketball's world stage

Saskatoon's Michael Linklater’s connection to his culture guides him wherever he goes. And he’s not done going places yet.