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Claire Wählen

Ottawa, Ontario
Freelance Writer and Editor — Freelance

Writer, Editer, Designer | Feminist. Recovering journalist | DMs open.

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Claire covers national and digital security, privacy and cyber-pretty-much-anything from Canada's capital.

There she’s reported on top breaking news stories, including the Oct. 22 attacks at Parliament Hill, the subsequent pieces of anti-terror legislation and most recently the 2015 federal elec...

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@Claire_Wahlen — 1,756 followers, 19,679 tweets

Jun 26, 2017

RT @jk_rowling: 20 years ago today a world that I had lived in alone was suddenly open to others. It's been wonderful. Thank you. #HarryPotter20

Jun 20, 2017

RT @ltribe: Still lots to dig through but Bill #C59 seems to be a pretty mixed bag. Lots of great amendments but much of C-51 remains.

Jun 20, 2017

It was a thoughtful bill. Jean Jacques Blais and Wesley Wark had a lot of input. Still died as private members bills do. #cdnpoli

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What was your first job as a journalist?

I did a one day job shadowing at a local radio station in the 9th grade, if that even counts.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, although never to file anything. It was just for fun.

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

In person or by email. Least favorite is phone.