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Claire Theobald, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Claire Theobald,  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Claire Theobald is a Local Journalism Initiative reporter for Great West Newspapers based in St. Albert, Alta.

Recent Work by Claire

Alberta announces more 'aggressive' measures as cases of COVID-19 continue to climb

Alberta announces more 'aggressive' measures as cases of COVID-19 continue to climb

“We know that these measures may need to be in place for many weeks, or even months. This is a delicate balance and we are implementing the restrictions that appear right for the situation in Alberta.” 
Alberta announces more 'aggressive' measures as cases of COVID-19 continue to climb

Alberta announces more 'aggressive' measures as cases of COVID-19 continue to climb

“We know that these measures may need to be in place for many weeks, or even months. This is a delicate balance and we are implementing the restrictions that appear right for the situation in Alberta.” 
Alberta CAF members take drastic action to prevent spread of COVID-19

Alberta CAF members take drastic action to prevent spread of COVID-19

With 65,000 regular force members, more than 2,000 of whom are currently deployed on 20 missions, the Canadian Armed Forces is taking “unprecedented measures” to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 while maintaining essential operations and their ability to respond as needed.
Alberta CAF members take drastic action to prevent spread of COVID-19

Alberta CAF members take drastic action to prevent spread of COVID-19

With 65,000 regular force members, more than 2,000 of whom are currently deployed on 20 missions, the Canadian Armed Forces is taking “unprecedented measures” to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 while maintaining essential operations and their ability to respond as needed.
Bushe Store a place of calm amid the storm of COVID-19

Bushe Store a place of calm amid the storm of COVID-19

In an area where many people struggle with poverty and isolation at the best of times, Chalifoux said staff at The Bushe Store know how important it is for them to be there, ready to serve, in times of crisis.
Bushe Store a place of calm amid the storm of COVID-19

Bushe Store a place of calm amid the storm of COVID-19

In an area where many people struggle with poverty and isolation at the best of times, Chalifoux said staff at The Bushe Store know how important it is for them to be there, ready to serve, in times of crisis.
Widow of man who died outside Sylvan Lake clinic warns cuts to physician fees could kill

Widow of man who died outside Sylvan Lake clinic warns cuts to physician fees could kill

Now, as doctors across Alberta voice concerns over changes to the physician fee guide that could push doctors out of rural clinics, Annie Boychuk worries communities like hers may be left with less care when what they need is more.
Widow of man who died outside Sylvan Lake clinic warns cuts to physician fees could kill

Widow of man who died outside Sylvan Lake clinic warns cuts to physician fees could kill

Now, as doctors across Alberta voice concerns over changes to the physician fee guide that could push doctors out of rural clinics, Annie Boychuk worries communities like hers may be left with less care when what they need is more.
'It's not rocket science': Mass hand washing, not hysteria, will prevent spread of COVID-19

'It's not rocket science': Mass hand washing, not hysteria, will prevent spread of COVID-19

Seriously, just wash your hands.
'It's not rocket science': Mass hand washing, not hysteria, will prevent spread of COVID-19

'It's not rocket science': Mass hand washing, not hysteria, will prevent spread of COVID-19

Seriously, just wash your hands.