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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 Premier Jason Kenney tells province to brace for "challenging" numbers ahead of COVID-19 address

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney tells province to brace for "challenging" numbers ahead of COVID-19 address

Alberta’s premier is expected to address the province tonight with new modelling charting the province’s path forward through the COVID-19 crisis, including how well the health system could cope should cases of the potentially deadly virus peak.
Nearly 1 million Canadians out of work due to COVID-19 have applied for federal aid: here's how you can, too

Nearly 1 million Canadians out of work due to COVID-19 have applied for federal aid: here's how you can, too

“Taken together, we’ve introduced the biggest economic measures in our lifetime which will help millions of people," said Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday.
Premier Jason Kenney calls on 'Alberta spirit' as U.S. plans to cut off medical supplies

Premier Jason Kenney calls on 'Alberta spirit' as U.S. plans to cut off medical supplies

Premier Jason Kenney calls on 'Alberta spirit' as U.S. plans to cut off medical supplies

Premier Jason Kenney calls on 'Alberta spirit' as U.S. plans to cut off medical supplies

Alberta doctors warn forcing changes to physician funding framework could 'kill'

Alberta doctors warn forcing changes to physician funding framework could 'kill'

“Now is the worst time to force these changes through because we need to be 100 per cent focused on COVID-19 and keeping our patients safe and keeping our doctors safe,” said Vesta Michelle Warren, a doctor with the Sundre Medical Clinic.
Alberta doctors warn forcing changes to physician funding framework could 'kill'

Alberta doctors warn forcing changes to physician funding framework could 'kill'

“Now is the worst time to force these changes through because we need to be 100 per cent focused on COVID-19 and keeping our patients safe and keeping our doctors safe,” said Vesta Michelle Warren, a doctor with the Sundre Medical Clinic.
Critics say 'cruel' Alberta education cuts come at the expense of students with disabilities

Critics say 'cruel' Alberta education cuts come at the expense of students with disabilities

“With every cut, directly or indirectly, it is going to impact especially those children who are struggling," said Toby Rabinovitz, executive director of the Learning Disabilities Association of Alberta.
Critics say 'cruel' Alberta education cuts come at the expense of students with disabilities

Critics say 'cruel' Alberta education cuts come at the expense of students with disabilities

“With every cut, directly or indirectly, it is going to impact especially those children who are struggling," said Toby Rabinovitz, executive director of the Learning Disabilities Association of 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 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.”