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Hannah Lawson

Hannah Lawson

Hannah Lawson joined the St. Albert Gazette in 2019 after working as editor of the Athabasca Advocate. She writes about city hall.

Recent Work by Hannah

'Good journalism does not happen for free': Sen. Paula Simons

'Good journalism does not happen for free': Sen. Paula Simons

Retired journalist and Senator Paula Simons talks pandemic panic, future reckoning for news media after COVID-19
'Good journalism does not happen for free': Sen. Paula Simons

'Good journalism does not happen for free': Sen. Paula Simons

Retired journalist and Senator Paula Simons talks pandemic panic, future reckoning for news media after COVID-19
St. Albert lays off 30 per cent of its staff temporarily due to COVID-19

St. Albert lays off 30 per cent of its staff temporarily due to COVID-19

CAO Kevin Scoble confirms 300 temporary and hourly workers laid off; city hopes to bring them back "as soon as circumstances allow"
How-to guide for unemployment assistance

How-to guide for unemployment assistance

St. Albert-Edmonton MP Michael Cooper says more people than ever are calling and emailing for help applying for unemployment benefits.
St. Albert distillers boiling up hand sanitizer

St. Albert distillers boiling up hand sanitizer

Black Diamond, MD Distillery and DaVinci Gelato kicking it into high gear to address hand sanitizer shortage.
Childcare expanded to all Alberta essential workers

Childcare expanded to all Alberta essential workers

Premier Jason Kenney announces childcare spots to be opened for grocery store clerks, taxi drivers, first responders among more
Childcare expanded to all Alberta essential workers

Childcare expanded to all Alberta essential workers

Premier Jason Kenney announces childcare spots to be opened for grocery store clerks, taxi drivers, first responders among more
Increasing home births amid COVID-19

Increasing home births amid COVID-19

In light of restrictions on number of support-givers allowed in hospital, pregnant people are being forced to re-evaluate birth plans.
'I don’t want to die in isolation'

'I don’t want to die in isolation'

Immunocompromised woman with leukemia feels “very cheated” her remaining days have to be spent in isolation
'I don’t want to die in isolation'

'I don’t want to die in isolation'

Immunocompromised woman with leukemia feels “very cheated” her remaining days have to be spent in isolation