In addition to those who are homeless, newcomers to Canada find themselves in vulnerable situations, often arriving in our city with only the clothes on their backs. MyCityCare puts on mobile and in-house events to help many of the refugee families who are in need of items like bedding, sleeping bags and towels.
After an internship with the CBC, Jeannette embarked on her journalism career by moving overseas to take a job on the island of Saipan in the Northern Mariana Islands. While overseas she covered stories in Fiji, Guam and Japan including the 2011 tsunami that hit Japan and its surrounding islands. She covered a mass shooting, an Earth quake, the disappearance of two little girls, murder cases and other huge court cases. In 2013 she moved to Alberta where she covered the devastating floods of High River and Medicine Hat for CTV News. She then went on to produce and host Go! Southern Alberta for Shaw TV.