Former parliamentary reporter, focused on national and digital security, privacy, and cyber stuff.
Claire has covered national and digital security, privacy and cyber-pretty-much-anything.
She’s reported on top breaking news stories, including the Oct. 22 attacks at Parliament Hill, the subsequent pieces of anti-terror legislation and the 2015 Canada federal election. She’s written on stories involving Canada’s policies on torture, surveillance, refugee security, and cyber defence.
Claire was nominated as part of a group for the 2014 CAJ Marketwired Data Journalism Award for her work on an investigative reporting project, Burned.
Claire graduated from the University of King’s College with double honour in journalism and political science, having specialized in contemporary politics and digital media. She hopes to someday write a book.
Claire’s writing has been featured in iPolitics, the National Post, Vice, the Tyee, the Chronicle Herald, the Telegraph Journal and several campus papers.
She is ever present on Twitter @Claire_Wahlen.