Scott Dippel

Politics Reporter

Scott Dippel has been at CBC News for more than two decades across four provinces. His roles have included legislative reporter, news reader, assignment editor and national reporter. When not at Calgary's City Hall, it's still all politics, all the time.

Latest from Scott Dippel

Rocky View County set to outpace Calgary for industrial development in 2021

City council's plans for industrial growth in Calgary may be overshadowed by what's happening outside Calgary's boundaries.

Mysterious Queen's portrait removed from Calgary council chamber to uncover its backstory

A portrait of a young Queen Elizabeth was carefully removed from Calgary's city council chamber this week.

Team lunches, gifts and upgraded tech: Councillors' expenses come to light in new report

New rules will be coming soon to govern how Calgary city councillors can spend their budgets and what can be claimed.

Coun. Joe Magliocca owes another $1,200 for expenses that can't be verified, city says

The City of Calgary wants Coun. Joe Magliocca to pay back more money for ineligible expense claims, saying it can't find some of the people the councillor says he met with, while others denied meeting him.

Racist actions could lead to firing, Calgary fire chief says

Calgary's fire chief told city councillors on Wednesday that those who violate respectful workplace policies may find themselves out of a job.

Unanswered questions remain for council on Magliocca matter

It's been more than a year since concerns were first raised about Coun. Joe Magliocca's travel expenses.

Council to decide if Calgarians will vote on plebiscite questions during municipal election

City council is expected to decide Monday whether some contentious issues will be added to the ballot for this fall's municipal election.

Calgary encouraged to join call to halt coal exploration work

City council will discuss next Monday whether it will join calls on the provincial government to halt all coal exploration work along the eastern slopes of the Rockies.

Calgary council should reject plebiscite on lowering speed limit, bureaucrats suggest

City council will decide at its next meeting whether Calgarians can have a say on whether the default speed limit should be lowered.

Coun. Evan Woolley will not seek re-election this fall

Evan Woolley said he will explore opportunities in the private sector once he completes his current term this October.