Emma McIntosh is a reporter who covers environment, energy and national news. She previously covered misinformation and disinformation in the 2019 federal election. Before joining National Observer, she reported for StarMetro Calgary, the Toronto Star and the Calgary Herald. A former Seattleite and dual citizen of the U.S. and Canada, Emma graduated from Ryerson University's undergraduate journalism program in 2018.
She has focused on investigative journalism since 2017. Emma also covered the Alberta provincial election in April 2019. Projects she's worked on have been shortlisted for multiple national awards, including a National Newspaper Award, the Canadian Hillman Prize and CJF Jackman Award for Excellence.
Orphan wells with no financially viable owner have piled up in recent years due to lax cleanup rules and dampened crude prices. The Alberta government unveiled new rules aimed at helping fix the problem Tuesday.
Medical staff at Sinai Health hospitals have been ordered to go work even if they've travelled internationally, despite the fact that the province has asked medical workers who've been abroad to self-isolate.
The patient who died was a man in his 50s who had an underlying health condition. The Progressive Conservative government plans to pass emergency measures Thursday aimed at preserving jobs during the pandemic.