Emily Senger

Emily Senger is a journalist with CBC Edmonton.

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Chromebook shortage leaves parents scrambling for online learning

Chromebooks are in short supply in Edmonton as thousands of students move to online learning.

Rip out the carpet: Researcher studies features that help Edmonton condos sell faster

A research team at the University of Alberta analyzed hundreds of thousands of Edmonton condo listings from the last decade to determine the features that were associated with some condos selling faster than others.

Indigenous advocate Nellie Carlson remembered for perseverance, willpower

Nellie Mildred Carlson is being remembered as a persistent advocate who fought for the status rights of Indigenous women and successfully lobbied for changes to the Indian Act. 

Bumpy start at Ross Sheppard High School due to case of COVID-19

One day. That’s how long Vaughn Neff’s son, Gabe Neff-Taylor, was at his Edmonton high school this week before a confirmed case of COVID-19 sent him home again.

School gym rentals suspended for fall, sidelining sports leagues

School gym rentals in Edmonton are suspended until at least November, leaving sports and community groups across the city scrambling to make alternate plans for the fall.

Alberta farms feel the pinch of seasonal worker delays

It’s a busy time of year at Riverbend Gardens and the vegetable farm in northeast Edmonton is facing an extra challenge this summer: four of its seasonal workers are stuck in Mexico.

3 Edmonton students win top scholarship for STEM studies

Three Edmonton Grade 12 students are among the recipients of this year’s Schulich Leader Scholarship, one of the richest awards in Canada for students studying science, technology, engineering and math.

Rural Alberta hospitals will feel the pinch after cuts to on-call pay, say doctors

Patients who need emergency surgery in rural hospitals, including emergency C-sections, could be at risk, say rural doctors, after Alberta Health Services reduced the amount it pays doctors to be on call.

Two tiny turtles targeted in Alberta Fish and Wildlife search

Alberta Fish and Wildlife officers are seeking two small turtles, which they say were sold illegally by someone in Gibbons, Alta., last December.

Ma-Me-O Beach residents question new $3M sewage system

The Summer Village of Ma-Me-O Beach finally has a sewage system after more than 30 years of debating wastewater options. Still, some residents are raising concerns, saying that sections of pipe froze over the winter and that hooking up to the main line is too expensive.

Jason Kenney rides UCP wave to majority government in Alberta

Jason Kenney has capped his three-year goal of uniting Alberta’s political right, leading his United Conservative Party to a majority win over the province’s first NDP government.

Coal phase-out plan up in the air amid election campaign

Communities and businesses affected by Alberta's coal phase out will be watching election results closely Tuesday, wondering what the results will mean for an industry already in transition.

What the high-tech lobby wants from Alberta's next government

The need to diversify Alberta’s economy is one thing the NDP and the UCP agree on and supporting the tech sector might be one way to get there.

Final Count: A cheat sheet of all parties running in the Alberta election

From shoe-ins to long shots, here is a quick summary of all the active, registered parties vying for your vote on April 16.

Election fact-checker: Leaders debate edition

Albertans tuned in to watch Rachel Notley, Jason Kenney, David Khan and Stephen Mandel debate the issues, but how much was true?