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Adding cancer drugs on P.E.I.

A growing number of Islanders are asking why is takes the province so long to approve new cancer drugs. Something welcomed by Anna Peters who needs a cancer drug she can't afford.

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A shark tale

30 years ago one of the biggest sharks ever seen was caught on P.E.I. We talked to a shark expert in Nova Scotia who still has a piece of the great white shark, and 2 fishermen from Alberton who were there the day the shark came ashore.

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Another perfect score

Charlottetown's Alex Matters was one of only a handful of people in the world to get top marks in their International Baccalaureate program exam. He just completed high school in Italy

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The Lizardman

Eric The Lizardman Sprauge talks about his his work as a full time freak, and what led him to change his appearance to look like a reptile.

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Perfect Score

Emily Pass just graduated from the IB program at Charlottetown Rural. Philip Pierlot was her IB co-ordinator. She achieved marks that place her among the top achievers in the entire world.

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Teaching history of residential schools

Truth and Reconciliation Commissioner Marie Wilson is using a meeting of education ministers to remind them the history of residential schools needs to be included in lessons children take today.

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Selling free 2014 tickets

CBC has seen a number of ads selling tickets offered for free to 2014 events. We talk to 2014 officials and police for information.

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Camp Triumph 10 years later

Camp Triumph in Malpeque is for young people whose families have been affected by illness. Matt Sheriko lived through it himself, and now he is running the camp that is marking a special anniversary.

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Summer Review 2

Patrick Ledwell and Mark Haines drop by to talk about the Island Summertime Review 2.

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Island Morning Political Panel June 20

Island Morning's political panel discuss water rules, food insecurity and party leadership. Paul MacNeill, Jordan Brown and Wayne Collins debate those topics and others.

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Story of loss wins 4H competition

Shannon McKinnon talks about her prize winning 4H speech after losing her calf in a fire.

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Petition for fertility specialist

Dr. Bev Brodie has been P.E.I.'s only fertility specialist for 25 years. But in a month's time, Brodie is moving to Alberta for personal reasons. Now some Islanders are working to make sure that void is filled.

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Food rates not good enough

Judy Barrett has volunteered with the Society of St. Vincent de Paul for years. She says she's seeing the impact PEI's current low food assistance rates are having on people and says upcoming changes do not go far enough.

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Playing for Dad

Jake Kendrick has decided to play for his dad Tim in the UPEI Panthers Basketball program this season. They were together in high school, but the AUS is different.

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Private Dining flap goes public

Paul Offer was able to feed people in his home when it was a bed and breakfast, but not as a private dining room. Island Morning looks at both sides of the story.

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Rock Camp

Julia Cook talks to some teachers who are holding a rock camp in the middle of summer for students across P.E.I.

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Heidi James in Moncton

Islander Dr. Heidi James lives on the edge of the wood where the man suspected of killing 3 RCMP officers is hiding.

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A dog guide for Sophia

Tammy McQuaid explains how a dog guide helps her daughter deal with anxiety. Sophia has autism and the dog quickly became her best friend.

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Remembering Alex B. Campbell

Wade MacLauchlan explains some of the challenges former premier Alex B. Campbell had during his time in office.

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Science Fair Winner - Shruthi Bandi

Shruthi Bandi, a Grade 8 student from Queen Charlotte Intermediate, was at the national science fair recently held in Windsor, Ontario. Shruthi won gold in the Junior Division for her project called "Why Micro-organisms are useful to humans".

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Grandparents and Kids

The Community Legal Information Association is putting together an information booklet for grandparents raising grandkids. Island Morning's Julia Cook spoke with Kelly Robinson with CLIA and Joan Newell from Summerside, who is raising her granddaughters.

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Youth Psychiatric Care

The number of Island youth needing to be admitted to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital for psychiatric care has been increasing. But the hospital's psychiatric ward doesn't always have enough room for them. Kerry Campbell joins us with the details.

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Political Panel - Friday May 16th, 2014

The Spring sitting of the legislature has wrapped, but before our Island politicians take the summer off, they get their report cards. Our Political panel Paul MacNeill, Sue Connolly and Murray Murphy fill in as teachers and hand out grades.

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Nigerian Girls

The kidnapping of more than 200 school girls in Nigeria by Boko Haram, hit very close to the heart of one student at UPEI. Pat Martel talked with Ju Ju Iberi to get her perspective of the events in her homeland.

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Teacher cutbacks concern parents in Montague

Some parents in Montague say the province's latest teacher cuts are hitting their schools a lot harder than in other parts of PEI. We hear from parent Shauna Mellish and Superintendent of the English school board, Cynthia Fleet.

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Heroes Are Human PTSD Tour

The Heroes Are Human Tour visits Charlottetown today. The cross-country tour aims to raise awareness and end the stigma of post traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD. Vince Savoia is organizing the tour.

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Girl from Away

A mother and daughter found solace amidst their grief in an old P.E.I. schoolhouse. Hear why they moved to the province.

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John Macdonald's journey with PTSD

On Wednesday, The "Heroes are Human", a cross-country tour to build awareness about posttraumatic stress disorder stops in Charlottetown. John MacDonald struggles daily with triggers and he shares his difficult journey with PTSD.

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Three Generations of Lobster Fishing

Lobster fishing is often passed down through a family. Aboard the boat Mama's New Shoes, James, Calvin and Chris... three generations of Jollimores are fishing outside the New London Bay area. Julia Cook brings us their story.

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Three generations of Jollimores

Julia Cook goes fishing with 3 generations of the Jollimore family, as they look to the future of lobster fishing.

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Jesus Christ Superstar - Harbourfront Theatre2

Jesus Christ Superstar opens on stage tonight at the Harbourfront Theatre. The Fandango Musical Players produced the musical and CBC's own Steve Bruce is playing the lead character, Jesus. He brought his tape recorder to a rehearsal.

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Jesus Christ Superstar - Harbourfront Theatre

Jesus Christ Superstar opens on stage tonight at the Harbourfront Theatre. Produced by the Fandango Musical Players, CBC's own Steve Bruce is playing the lead character, Jesus. He brought his tape recorder to a recent rehearsal.

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Tilman Gallant wins world bronze

Tilman Gallant has just won a bronze medal at the World Masters Benchpress Championships.

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Pesticide Protest - Sharon Labchuk

Sharon Labchuk, a PEI environmentalist plans to break the law to prove a point by spreading non-toxic corn gluten on the lawn outside Province House. She joins us in the studio.

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Celebration Zone Versus Old Home Week

Organizers of Old Home Week say they can't compete with free concerts from the likes of Matthew Good, Matt Anderson and Buffy Sainte-Marie. They worry 2014 celebrations will put a big hurt on their bottom line.

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Kissing Cows - Liz Turner

Liz Turner is heading into her 3rd year at the Atlantic Veterinary College. A photo she took of two "kissing calves" has won her a trip to San Andres Island in Colombia this summer for a spay/neuter project.

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Kissing cows wins trip to Columbia

Liz Turner's picture wins the vet college student chance to volunteer in Columbia.

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Cooper Institute - Marie Burge

Marie Burge is one of the founders of the Cooper Institute and is still actively involved. The Institute marks its 30th anniversary this week, and Marie dropped into the studio and looks back and to the future.

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Charlottetown Rural's Grease - The Musical

Grease, the classic musical is on stage at the Confederation Centre. It's a performance from Charlottetown Rural high and Alexandra Smith, Aidan Gallant and director Richard Haines joins us in the studio.

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Growing mussels in Malpeque Bay

Talks are under way to look at growing more mussels in Malpeque Bay. If this happens, it would lift a moratorium DFO put in place 15 years ago that halted expansion in these waters. Laura Chapin joins us in the Island Morning studio.

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Kerry in the House - May 5

There hasn't been a whole lot of business to conduct so far in the spring sitting of the legislature, according to our legislative reporter Kerry Campbell. But he finds some of the contentious issues and he spoke to Island Morning.

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Music Monday - Special Performance

Communities from across Canada will join together on "Music Monday" to sing the same song at the same time. It's an effort to promote music education. A special performance is taking place in Charlottetown at Trinity United Church.

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Brittany MacMillan- Haiti Fundraiser

Ninety percent of Grand-GoĆ¢ve Haiti was destroyed by the 2010 earthquake. Brittany MacMillan has travelled to the town twice to help build homes, and hand out food and clothing. Britanny is fundraising to build a home for a family in need.

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Father Tingley - A 50 Year Career

Not many people get to celebrate 50 years in their career. But this Sunday, Father Gerry Tingley will do just that. The well known Roman Catholic Priest began at the Basillica in 1964. Sarah Keaveny Vos spoke with Father Tingley.

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Father Tingley - A 50 Year Career

This Sunday, Father Gerry Tingley, a well known Roman Catholic Priest, will celebrate a 50 year career. Island Morning's Sarah Keaveny Vos went to visit Father Tingley at his current parish in Vernon River.

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Chronic Pain Management - Dr. Colohan

When PEI's chronic pain doctor retires this fall... Dr. Desmond Colohan will be leaving a big gap in pain management care. But he has a few ideas how to fix that gap, and it includes giving nurse practitioners a bigger scope of practice.

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Father Tingley retires after 50 years

Father Gerry Tingley shares one of the greatest lessons he has learned in his half century of service.

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Organ Donations - Saving Lives

P.E.I. would like to see more Islanders donating organs for transplant. We meet Gordan MacFarlane, who waited five years for a matching liver, and Mike Oulton, who's wife Lynda died four years ago, and her organ donation saved six lives.

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Miscouche Consolidated - In the Legislature

A campaign by some Miscouche Consolidated parents to have their school principal replaced spilled into the provincial legislature yesterday. We also hear some concerns from parent Leon Perry, and we have response from the School Board Superintendent.

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Charlie Brown - At the Guild

Charlie, Lucy, Linus, Sally, Schroeder and of course Snoopy will all be at the Guild starting this Friday. Lindsay Carroll dropped by the Steele rehearsal hall at UPEI for one of the rehearsals of 'Your a Good Man Charlie Brown'.

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Hike for Hospice

Keegan Murphy is a grade 4 student in Stratford and for the past two years he's been raising money for Hospice PEI. Keegan's father Mark Murphy passed away in 2012. This Sunday, Keegan and his Mom will once again take part in the Hike for Hospice fundrai

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Baseball in Japan

Five young ball players from P.E.I. will be going to Japan this summer to learn more about the game and meet other players from 15 countries. These players had to earn the trip, not with their bats or gloves, they had to write an essay to get in on the t

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postcards for Mom

Last week Islander Justin Simard sent out the word through social media, asking people to send notes to his Mother, who is battling breast cancer. The response has been overwhelming

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Montague Youth Centre

Supporters in Montague are asking the town for a youth centre in those boys' names - Brandon MacKinnon, Kenneth Irving and Joseph Reeves. Last night those supporters came out to a town meeting.

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