Meagan Fiddler

Meagan Fiddler joined CBC News in Winnipeg in 2013. She graduated from the Academy of Broadcasting in 2009. She began her career at APTN, starting out as an intern, working her way to researcher, writer and eventually reporter and fill-in host for the network. Meagan is proud to be the granddaughter of the eldest elder in her family's home community of Garden Hill First Nation.

Latest from Meagan Fiddler

Lifelike portraits tell northern Indigenous stories of 'incredible resilience'

A decades-long effort to pencil out the faces and stories of people in northern Manitoba was fraught with challenges, but the final product — a collection of lifelike portraits of Indigenous elders — is a sight to behold.

Winnipeg girl, 5, helps other kids with clothing drive

A five-year-old Winnipeg girl wants other kids to have the same opportunities she does, so she's launched her second clothing drive to help them out.

'It's a happy place now': Literacy rates on Manitoba First Nation soar

Six years after a Manitoba First Nation partnered with a neighbouring school division, student literacy rates have dramatically increased.

Missing woman's family dreads Christmas without her

Christine Wood has been missing for four months. And her parents, George and Melinda, have made a difficult decision. They’re returning home for Christmas without her.

'It felt like the whole world collapsed': Arrest brings closure for Angela Poorman's daughter

When Nautia Crier received word Winnipeg police had made an arrest she was finally able to feel a bit of closure about her mother's death.

'She did die': Winnipeg woman says daughter revived after carfentanil overdose

Roxanne Shuttleworth’s prayers were answered when her daughter survived an overdose last week. She called it an unintentional overdose because her daughter didn’t know she was taking the deadly drug, carfentanil.

'I need help Winnipeg': Christine Wood's parents aren't giving up hope

Christine Wood has been missing for nearly 12 weeks. Her parents, George and Melinda Wood, have searched tirelessly for her, taping up posters, handing out flyers and asking people they pass on the street if anyone has seen their daughter.

Indigenous kids displaced by 2 natural disasters share classes, lessons about life

The last time Jason Pruden lived in Lake St. Martin, he was only seven years old. He's now 14 and knows what it's like to lose everything.

Launch of MMIW inquiry 'surreal,' NDP MLA Nahanni Fontaine says

Canada's inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls launched Wednesday morning, and for Manitoba NDP MLA Nahanni Fontaine, the kickoff came with an element of disbelief and brought on a wave of mixed feelings.

Winnipeggers served simple meal as reminder of refugees' struggles

A simple meal of rice and beans was on the menu at local eatery, Sam’s Place. On World Refugee Day, it served as a symbol of what many people might eat in a refugee camp.

Winnipeg cyclist catches more than 200 close calls with cars on camera

A Winnipeg cyclist says he’s seen more than 200 too-close-for-comfort situations with city drivers since last August. Ian Walker captured them with two cameras strapped to his helmet and bike.

Tradition of fishing provides future for youth, Garden Hill man says

Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and it could mean a secure future for his entire community. Borrowing from the old proverb, Ivan Harper believes fishing is the future for Garden Hill youth.

Meagan Fiddler's favourite moments in Garden Hill

Here’s the deal. There are a lot of great things Garden Hill has going for it. There’s something special about my rez that you won’t find anywhere else. Well, maybe on other First Nations, but mine really is better.

Garden Hill elder celebrates 92nd birthday, offers advice to great-grandson

For the first time in his life, Meagan Fiddler's 12-year-old son goes home to his First Nation as her grandfather turns 92. This is their story.

Tina Fontaine's family frustrated but hopeful before MMIW pre-inquiry meeting

Thelma Favel is feeling conflicted over the national inquiry into murdered and missing women as the pre-inquiry meeting gets underway in Winnipeg on Monday.