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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

Public hearing rules permanent

Public hearing rules permanent

“It's inherently messy but that's democracy,” Leflar said
Projects such as Riverbank Landing 'the way of the future'

Projects such as Riverbank Landing 'the way of the future'

St. Albert city council gives green light to contentious development in Oakmont
Riverbank Landing gets green light

Riverbank Landing gets green light

The public hearing was open for 11 hours and 45 minutes and council began debating the associated bylaws at 9 p.m., 12 hours after the meeting started.
Riverbank Landing public hearing underway; 80 registered speakers

Riverbank Landing public hearing underway; 80 registered speakers

Those in opposition came out to speak against the project, with many residents citing traffic concerns, noise, character of the community, height of the buildings, walling off the river, and making changes to an already established neighbourhood.
Swimming lessons, concerts, indoor fitness on horizon as St. Albert reopens

Swimming lessons, concerts, indoor fitness on horizon as St. Albert reopens

Stage 2 restrictions are expected to be lifted by June 10, although many of the city’s facilities are slated to start to reopen on June 14.
Public hearing for Riverbank Landing today

Public hearing for Riverbank Landing today

The Gazette will be providing updates throughout the day on the public hearing and outcome of the vote.
Province proposes equalization referendum question

Province proposes equalization referendum question

On Oct. 18 Albertans will be asked: Should the section of the Constitution that commits the Government of Canada to the principle of making equalization payments be removed?
Province proposes equalization referendum question

Province proposes equalization referendum question

On Oct. 18 Albertans will be asked: Should the section of the Constitution that commits the Government of Canada to the principle of making equalization payments be removed?
Sturgeon County man gets six-and-a-half years for shooting at cops

Sturgeon County man gets six-and-a-half years for shooting at cops

“There were many police officers present whose lives were put at risk, a police dog was put at risk, multiple shots were fired and the result of the shooting could have been catastrophic."
Hearing looms over Riverbank Landing project

Hearing looms over Riverbank Landing project

Both the developer, interest group, encourage residents to attend.