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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

Local Conservative MPs want recovery plan for Canada

Local Conservative MPs want recovery plan for Canada

"It's one thing to say, 'We're going to spend money on certain programs,' but you also have to address how you're going to pay for it over the long term," Cooper said.
Local Conservative MPs want recovery plan for Canada

Local Conservative MPs want recovery plan for Canada

"It's one thing to say, 'We're going to spend money on certain programs,' but you also have to address how you're going to pay for it over the long term," Cooper said.
MP Dane Lloyd selected as part of federal Conservative shadow cabinet

MP Dane Lloyd selected as part of federal Conservative shadow cabinet

“I was tremendously honoured to be thought of and to be included."
The struggle for hope amid economic hardship

The struggle for hope amid economic hardship

A new series from Great West Newspapers journalist Jennifer Henderson investigates the relationship between the mental health of Albertans and our economy.
Poor internet makes online education impossible in rural Alberta

Poor internet makes online education impossible in rural Alberta

Sturgeon County's Rosales family had no choice but to send their children back to in-person classes.
Poor internet makes online education impossible in rural Alberta

Poor internet makes online education impossible in rural Alberta

Sturgeon County's Rosales family had no choice but to send their children back to in-person classes.
Parents opt for virtual classes this fall

Parents opt for virtual classes this fall

“It was a pretty tough decision. We kept going back and forth because of the social aspect."
Men make up three out of every four suicide deaths

Men make up three out of every four suicide deaths

September is National Suicide Prevention Month and experts are educating the public about suicide to help prevent more deaths.
Youth transitional home must consider LGBTQ population, say advocates

Youth transitional home must consider LGBTQ population, say advocates

Up to 40 per cent of street involved or homeless youth identify as LGBTQ.
Health order on school distancing rule causes confusion

Health order on school distancing rule causes confusion

Doesn't change plans for St. Albert Catholic