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.

Latest from Elise von Scheel

What tech and innovation are getting — and not getting — in Alberta's budget

Alberta's 2021 budget is placing an increased spotlight on the technology and innovation sector, setting it up to be a key player in the province's efforts to stabilize after COVID-19. 

What Alberta's tech sector wants to see from the provincial budget

Tech companies in Alberta are enjoying a bumper year in spite of the pandemic, but they say measures are needed from the government to stay competitive with other jurisdictions.

Alberta adds $120M in pandemic supports for struggling businesses

The Alberta government is making an additional $10,000 available to small- and medium-sized businesses that have seen severe revenue drops because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Calgary airport testing program up in the air after impending changes to federal rules

The federal and provincial governments are deciding what will happen to the Calgary airport’s COVID-19 testing pilot program as new federal travel regulations come into effect. 

Federal government has 'failed' to reunite families, Canadian women with foreign spouses say

A group of Canadian women have written to the federal government saying their families are facing unfair treatment from the immigration department as their spousal reunification applications are processed.

Why there's now a push to secure the future of Enbridge's Line 5 pipeline

American politicians' environmental objectives are threatening the future of Line 5, making it the latest project in the spotlight during ongoing discussions about North American energy co-operation. 

Alberta tech companies blossom during pandemic's economic drought

At a time when many other businesses are suffering, this sector has found a way to harness the pandemic to grow their businesses. 

Union for public servants files grievance against Alberta government as pay issues persist

The Alberta Union of Provincial Employees has filed a policy grievance over pay issues affecting public servants in the province.

Alberta to reopen restaurants, gyms as COVID-19 cases decrease

The Alberta government is planning to lift some restrictions, including allowing restaurants to reopen in-person dining and gyms to reopen with limited capacity. 

Trudeau government looks to continental energy strategy in wake of Keystone cancellation

The federal government is eyeing a comprehensive North American energy strategy as workers reel from cancellation of the Keystone XL pipeline.