Jamie Malbeuf

Jamie Malbeuf is a reporter with CBC News, based in Fort McMurray. She started her career with CBC in 2017, after graduating from MacEwan University with a major in journalism. She covers a range of topics including health, justice, and housing. Follow her on Twitter @JamieMalbeuf or email Jamie.Malbeuf@cbc.ca with a story idea.

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Women flocking to Fort McMurray's 1st midwife

Fort McMurray’s first midwife has been working for only a week, and she’s already met with 14 expecting mothers and has a growing waitlist.

Edmonton lawyer given 5 years for killing boyfriend during argument

An Edmonton lawyer has been sentenced to five years in prison for stabbing her boyfriend to death two years ago during an alcohol-fuelled altercation.

Janvier residents return home after evacuation, but they can't drink the water

A "do not consume" advisory remains in effect and boiling the water doesn't make it safe for consumption, the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo cautioned residents in an incident update Tuesday.

Treatment offers hope but no promises for Fort McMurray boy with rare, incurable condition

A month ago Madden Stacey stopped walking. It’s one of the symptoms of Batten disease, a rare, incurable condition the four-year-old was diagnosed with in December.

RCMP try to set up rural crime watch in Conklin, Alta., but residents too fearful to help out

Property crimes, such as break and enter or vehicle theft, are the biggest concerns for the community of about 200 residents, 350 kilometres northeast of Edmonton.

Northern Alberta hamlet evacuating residents after water plant shut down

Leadership in a northern Alberta hamlet will be evacuating an estimated 150 people after a chemical mix-up at the community’s water plant.

Persistent Albertan dogging 'fair deal' panel advocating for changes to laws around sex trade

Hamish Tregarthen is pretty sure the Alberta government panel won't act on his concerns but that won't stop him from trying.

$80M condo complex stuck without insurance in Fort McMurray

An ongoing insurance crisis in Fort McMurray has taken a new turn, as an $80-million condominium complex has now been denied insurance, leaving the buildings uninsured since Dec. 31, 2019.

'It's a blessing': Fort Chipewyan to receive food hamper deliveries

Food hampers were delivered to the remote northern Alberta community of Fort Chipewyan for the first time on Saturday.

Other provinces might object to Alberta 'fair deal,' Fort McMurray resident tells panel

Alberta might face challenges convincing less-fortunate provinces it needs a new "fair deal" in the Canadian federation, a former Maritimer told a panel of MLAs in Fort McMurray on Wednesday.

Foreclosure rate steadily increasing in Fort McMurray

Fort McMurray saw about eight times more home foreclosures in 2019 than in 2015, new numbers from the province show.

Fort McMurray man frustrated after Air Canada damaged his mobility scooter

A Fort McMurray man wants answers from Air Canada after the company lost his mobility scooter in transit and returned it a day later, heavily damaged.

This woman's family paid $4,400 to fly home for Christmas — but their travel agent never bought the tickets

Precious Emelogu worked at McDonald's for a year, saving money to pay for a trip to Nigeria to see her family over Christmas and bring her brother home to Fort McMurray. Two days before her flight, she discovered her travel agent hadn't booked it — and she wasn't the only one.

'You don't overheat': How to run in –20 C

It’s –20 C outside, and with the wind, it feels even colder. But it’s 6:40 p.m. on a Friday night, so that means Jessica Hoskins is lacing up her shoes, putting on a headband and preparing to lead a running group through the trails in Fort McMurray.

No injuries after plane makes emergency landing near Grande Prairie

A pilot and passenger are safe after making an emergency landing in a field north of Grande Prairie, Alta. on Christmas.