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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Study looking into decline of Arctic grayling in northeast Alberta

A study in Janvier, Alta., is trying to find out what happened to the local population of Arctic grayling, a once prominent freshwater fish. 

Fort McMurray Indigenous homelessness housing project gets $1.1M from council

Three Wood Buffalo non-profits are working together to house Indigenous families, and at Monday’s council meeting the project received unanimous approval for $1.1 million in funding.

Man, 39, pleads not guilty in Chipman, Alta., double murder case

A 39-year-old man pleaded not guilty to two counts of second degree murder in Edmonton Court of Queen’s Bench Monday. The 15-day jury trial continues Tuesday.

Fort McMurray business offers escape room experiences at home

Mr. E’s Solve-it-torium has been closed for months, with the pandemic restrictions and the building being damaged during Fort McMurray’s April flood, but business owner Michela Gilchrist has found a new way to get people solving puzzles: at-home escape boxes.

Fort McMurray MLA will return from Mexico in 4 days, apologizes for trip

Fort McMurray-Wood Buffalo MLA Tany Yao is apologizing for his Mexico vacation and has booked himself an early flight home.

Seniors and artists team up for Fort McMurray art project

A new art series in Fort McMurray aims to connect artists and seniors, to help reduce social isolation during the pandemic.

New year, not open: Fort McMurray gym owners frustrated by COVID-19 shutdown

Some gym owners were frustrated this holiday season, as they saw crowds of people go to malls for Boxing Day, while gyms stayed closed at the busiest time of year.
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Fort McMurray family's Christmas light show brings in thousands of dollars for charity

For five years, Jon Tupper has adorned his house with thousands of lights, to put on a Christmas show, while raising money for the Northern Lights Health Foundation.

Fort McMurray's flood mitigation berm system seriously flawed, report says

Fort McMurray's multi-million-dollar berm system, the heart of the community's flood mitigation efforts, is incomplete and seriously flawed, concludes a report by an independent engineering company.

Fort McMurray mental health non-profit facing funding crunch despite rise in demand

A mental health nonprofit in Fort McMurray is asking for financial help, after seeing a drop in funding and a marked increase in use.

Alberta student 1st Canadian to win $500K Cdn international science competition

Maryam Tsegaye, a Grade 12 student in Fort McMurray, Alta., entered the competition with a three-minute video explaining quantum tunnelling. The competition asks students from around the world to create a video that explains a scientific principle to the public.

Fort McMurray tutors seeing increased demand due to pandemic

Fort McMurray’s tutors have been busy over the course of the pandemic, with many saying they’ve seen enrolments double.

Rural Wood Buffalo communities say they're prepared for online learning

Indigenous communities in Wood Buffalo say they’ve been preparing for school shutdowns and they are ready to have an influx of students learning from home.

Fort Chipewyan gets stop signs written in Indigenous languages

New multilingual stop signs written in Cree, Denesuline and English were installed on Thursday in Fort Chipewyan.

30 businesses in 30 days: Fort McMurray real estate agent pushes shop local campaign for Christmas

A Fort McMurray realtor is trying to get people to shop local by creating a series called 30 businesses in 30 days.

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