Jennie Russell (@jennierussell_ )

Jennie Russell

Bio Investigative reporter at CBC Edmonton. Got a tip? Send it in confidence to cbcinvestigates@cbc.ca // PGP Key: goo.gl/s2v2hY // DMs open
Location Edmonton, AB
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Account created 14-10-2010 22:09:16
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iPhone : Upated Again:
RCMP confirm they are conducting a hate crime investigation.
Grande Prairie surgeon who taped noose to operating room door guilty of unprofessional conduct | CBC News cbc.ca/news/canada/ed… #blm

Twitter Web App : New: Critics denounce 'climate-change denialism' reports commissioned by Alberta inquiry

The reports are "textbook examples of climate-change denialism," one law prof (Martin Z. Olszynski) says.

cbc.ca/news/canada/ed… #ableg #cdnpoli

iPhone : Updated: RCMP now conducting investigation of noose incident, says Kaycee Madu
Grande Prairie surgeon who taped noose to operating room door guilty of unprofessional conduct | CBC News cbc.ca/news/canada/ed… #blm #ableg

Twitter Web App : A majority of lawmakers in the House have just voted to impeach President Donald Trump for the second time. So far, 10 Republicans have joined Democrats to vote in favour of impeachment. Only a handful of votes left to be cast.

Twitter Web App : A white Grande Prairie surgeon, Dr. Wynand Wessels, who taped a noose to the door of an operating room in 2016 has been found guilty of unprofessional conduct.

But the CPSA says there isn't enough evidence he was motivated by racism:

cbc.ca/news/canada/ed… #cdnhealth #ableg

iPhone : NPR guidance: we won’t be calling the people who stormed the Capitol ‘protestors’ - they are ‘pro-Trump extremists’ and what they are doing is ‘insurrection’.

iPhone : Trump repeats claims about the election being stolen from him but says, "We can't play into the hands of these people...So go home. We love you. You're very special...I know how you feel, but go home & go in peace." His former chief of staff said many are "domestic terrorists."

iPhone : In his own recorded video message, President Trump urges everyone in DC to go home, but also continues to falsely speak of a 'stolen election.'

iPhone : CBC’s Katie Nicholson is trying to inform Canadians about what’s happening on the streets of DC & is swarmed & harassed & prevented from doing her job. Thinking of her & all the journalists working hard & putting themselves at risk today to cover this historic story. Stay safe.

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iPhone : Nearly every denunciation of the violence from the president or his daughter or the president’s lawyer has included language giving members of the rioting mob a permission structure. Ivanka Trump called them “patriots,” Giuliani tells them they’re on the right side of history.

Twitter Web App : So what do we know: reported armed standoff at door of House floor. Protestors swarmed inside Capitol building. House members incl. VP Pence evacuated from House floor. Congress members may have been given gas masks DC Mayor orders 6 pm til 7 am curfew. @cbcnews CBC News: The National

iPhone : Alberta cabinet minister resigns after controversial trip out of country. Premier Jason Kenney also asks for and receives resignation of his chief of staff. 2 other parliamentary secretaries stripped of duties, 3 MLA's lose committee jobs. Previous story: cbc.ca/1.5860118

iPhone : I’m not one for holier than thou tweets. But Calgary Police just issued “safety recommendations” for reporters covering the ongoing “politically charged protests” in #yyc. Police have received reports of harassment and intimidation by groups that have an “anti-media” bias.