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Jennifer Henderson, Local Journalism Initiative reporter

Jennifer Henderson, Local Journalism Initiative reporter

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.

If you have a story idea, please

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jhenderson@stalbert.greatwest.ca

Recent Work by Jennifer

'You knew what you did at that intersection wasn't lawful,' says Crown prosecutor

'You knew what you did at that intersection wasn't lawful,' says Crown prosecutor

“The reality is, you were telling all these deliberate, calculated lies because in your own mind, you knew what you did at that intersection wasn't lawful,” Crown prosecutor Jordan Kerr said, during court on Thursday.
Anthony Bilodeau hears brother plead for their father's life on drive to shooting

Anthony Bilodeau hears brother plead for their father's life on drive to shooting

“I was wiping tears on the way there,” Anthony Bilodeau said at the double murder trial of two men near Glendon, he testified he shot to protect his father and younger brother. He later cut up the gun and disposed of it.
Anthony Bilodeau to testify in own defence

Anthony Bilodeau to testify in own defence

The second-degree murder trial into the killings of Jacob Sansom, 39, and Maurice Cardinal was delayed Tuesday morning after two of the 14 jurors tested positive for COVID-19 over the weekend and another was sick and unable to come to court.
Youngest Bilodeau recounts night of Métis hunters' deaths

Youngest Bilodeau recounts night of Métis hunters' deaths

A 16-year-old who witnessed his brother shoot and kill two Métis hunters said he was getting nervous as him and his father pursued the two men down a Glendon-area road in their pick-up truck.
Supreme Court likely to find federal impact law constitutional: expert

Supreme Court likely to find federal impact law constitutional: expert

The decision will be especially useful for all Canadians and potential project developers and foreign investors, said David Wright, a law professor at the University of Calgary who specializes in natural resource and environmental law.
Man charged in death of Métis hunters confessed to police; trial continues

Man charged in death of Métis hunters confessed to police; trial continues

“We just made a bad judgment call. Should have phoned right off the hop … it’d have been a lot less than what it is now," said Roger Bilodeau about not calling the RCMP the night two Métis hunters were shot to death on the highway.
Alberta needs cohesive flood planning: experts

Alberta needs cohesive flood planning: experts

Anticipated climate change costs in the millions, according to report. More data and planning is needed to deal with flooding in Alberta, says expert.
Alberta needs cohesive flood planning: experts

Alberta needs cohesive flood planning: experts

“There's no sort of co-ordinated national approach or national standards, laws, regulations,” said Ryan Ness, director of adaptation at the Canadian Climate Institute.
Carbon capture to help reduce emissions from hydrogen

Carbon capture to help reduce emissions from hydrogen

“We have infrastructure already in place,” said Amit Kumar, professor at the University of Alberta and Alberta Innovates Associate industrial research chair in energy and environmental systems engineering.
Hydrogen and electric vehicles are future of transportation: expert

Hydrogen and electric vehicles are future of transportation: expert

U of A mechanical engineering professor says hydrogen being examined for long-haul trucking industry, while electric vehicles are being pegged for personal use.
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