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Jennifer Henderson, Local Journalism Initiative reporter

Jennifer Henderson, Local Journalism Initiative reporter

Jennifer Henderson is the Local Journalism Initiative reporter covering rural Alberta matters for Great West Newspapers. Her position is funded by the Government of Canada.

Recent Work by Jennifer

Sixteen more cases of COVID-19 in St. Albert on Friday

Sixteen more cases of COVID-19 in St. Albert on Friday

Across Alberta, another 1,521 cases were diagnosed overnight.
St. Albert active COVID-19 cases jump to 141

St. Albert active COVID-19 cases jump to 141

Another 21 people have been diagnosed with the virus, while four more have recovered.
Variant becomes dominant COVID strain in Alberta

Variant becomes dominant COVID strain in Alberta

"We have now reached the point where variants of concern are the dominant strains of new COVID-19 cases in our province."
'It's a real challenge': Healthcare workers stressed after a year of COVID-19

'It's a real challenge': Healthcare workers stressed after a year of COVID-19

“The best (protection) is really the collective precautions of trying to avoid contact that seems to make the difference. The classic statement is ‘we're all in this together’ and if we're not together, then I think we're going to fail.”
Eighteen more COVID-19 cases diagnosed in St. Albert on Wednesday

Eighteen more COVID-19 cases diagnosed in St. Albert on Wednesday

Seven more people have recovered.
Nine new cases of COVID-19 reported in St. Albert on Tuesday

Nine new cases of COVID-19 reported in St. Albert on Tuesday

The city now has 113 active COVID-19 cases.
Alberta rolls back reopening as variant COVID-19 cases surge

Alberta rolls back reopening as variant COVID-19 cases surge

Restaurants to close indoor dining Friday at noon as Alberta returns to first phase of reopening; vaccines open for all who qualify in Phase 2B.
Kenney, Shandro to provide COVID-19 update

Kenney, Shandro to provide COVID-19 update

The trio is slated to address the media for the first time since the long weekend. 
Active cases hit 110 in St. Albert

Active cases hit 110 in St. Albert

Across the province, almost 4,000 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded over the long weekend.
Kenney pleas for COVID-19 compliance

Kenney pleas for COVID-19 compliance

“All of our leading indicators are telling us now that we are in a significant new wave of COVID-19."