Elise von Scheel

Elise von Scheel is a reporter and producer with the CBC's Parliamentary Bureau, currently working in Calgary. You can get in touch with her at elise.von.scheel@cbc.ca.

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Alberta Liberals need to carve new space in political centre, interim leader says

The interim leader of the Alberta Liberals says the party needs to carve out space in the province's political centre if it ever wants to win another seat in the legislature.

'False and defamatory': Kenney sends cease-and-desist letter to Alberta news outlet

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney has sent a cease-and-desist letter to a Calgary-based news outlet because of what his lawyer calls "false and defamatory allegations" in a recent article.

News outlet retracts elements of allegations premier broke COVID restrictions

An Alberta online news outlet has walked back elements of a recent article alleging the premier and other government officials violated COVID-19 public health orders.

Less than 1 year into job, David Knight Legg steps down as CEO of Invest Alberta

The CEO of the government's new investment attraction crown corporation, Invest Alberta, is stepping down after less than a year on the job.

Alberta launches database to connect investors with startup companies

A new platform to connect entrepreneurs to capital has been kick-started in the province, in what organizers say is the first partnership of its kind in North America. 

Alberta Party to narrow focus on constituencies in effort to get back into the legislature

An election may still be two years away, but the Alberta Party is looking to focus its efforts as it attempts to recapture a seat in the legislature. 

2 Alberta cabinet ministers push back against Sky Palace dinner

Two Alberta cabinet ministers are speaking out after photos circulated of a dinner Premier Jason Kenney held with three ministers on the patio of a government building. 

Alberta launches tour to pitch province to investors in the rest of Canada and beyond

Jobs, Economy and Innovation Minister Doug Schweitzer has kicked off a national tour to try to pitch Alberta as a place to do business — but the work won't stop at Canada's borders. 

This is how proof of COVID-19 vaccination could work in Alberta

As Canada works to develop a vaccine credential, questions are being raised about when Alberta businesses and venues may ask for proof of immunization. 

Businesses concerned by delays in Alberta government's assistance rollout

The third tranche opened mid-April but despite a 14-day estimated time from application to payout, some Alberta businesses are still waiting to receive the $10,000 infusion.