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Jennifer Henderson

Jennifer Henderson

Great West Media has received federal government funding through the Local Journalism Initiative to support a reporter to cover climate in Alberta.

Jen will feature in-depth reporting on where Alberta is at with actions to reduce carbon emissions and generation of less carbon-intensive energy, along with climate issues across the province as they intersect with industry, business, the environment, the economy, communities, and lifestyles.

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Recent Work by Jennifer

'Spiritual leader' charged with sexual assault is granted bail

'Spiritual leader' charged with sexual assault is granted bail

De Ruiter, 63, was arrested by the Edmonton Police and charged with sexually assaulting four people in separate incidents between 2017 and 2020. Police believe there may be additional complaints and encourage them to come forward.
Two sentenced in historic fentanyl bust

Two sentenced in historic fentanyl bust

A Sturgeon County man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for what police were calling the largest fentanyl bust in history.
Spiritual leader, who is working in St. Albert, arrested

Spiritual leader, who is working in St. Albert, arrested

Johannes (John) de Ruiter, 63, was arrested and charged with sexually assaulting four people in separate incidents between 2017 and 2020. Investigators believe there may be additional complainants.
Fog and low air quality to linger into weekend

Fog and low air quality to linger into weekend

Do you have any good photos of St. Albert under a blanket of fog? Send them to Jen Henderson at [email protected]
Truck stolen twice

Truck stolen twice

The truck was stolen a second time from a tow yard just hours after RCMP recovered it.
Local man facing charges of trafficking meth and fentanyl

Local man facing charges of trafficking meth and fentanyl

The man was also wanted on outstanding warrants, including two previous charges of trafficking methamphetamine, a Canada-wide parole warrant and possession of property obtained by a crime. 
Morinville man facing more child luring, sexual assault charges

Morinville man facing more child luring, sexual assault charges

A Morinville man is facing additional child luring charges and authorities say there could be more than 100 victims.
EDITORIAL: The vice

EDITORIAL: The vice

Those paying even casual attention know the Alberta government is awash in cash. In fact, the black ink is oozing out of the province’s pores, to the tune of a $13 billion-or-more surplus for 2022-23.
National RCMP watchdog investigating arrest of St. Albert teen

National RCMP watchdog investigating arrest of St. Albert teen

The national RCMP watchdog is launching an investigation into the arrest of a St. Albert teen with autism.
Climate change will cost billions without adaptation measures: report

Climate change will cost billions without adaptation measures: report

The Federation of Canadian Municipalities did a preliminary estimate that shows municipalities require around $5 billion annually to build infrastructure resilient to climate change.