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episodes: January 2012 Archives

State of the Province

Posted by Mitch Cormier

Premier Robert Ghiz told Islanders to be prepared for spending cuts of three percent and changes to some programs during his state of the province address. And he blamed the federal government for the financial mess.
 
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Huge Issues for Young Readers

Posted by Mitch Cormier

thunderoverkandahar.jpgSharon McKay like to write about world issues, but her books are designed for a young audience.

McKay recently had a chance to participate in the war artist program, and had a chance to go to Afghanistan.

She used that experience to write a book called Thunder Over Kandahar.
 
Mitch Cormier talked to Sharon about her latest books.


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Vascular Surgeon Resigns

Posted by Mitch Cormier

vascularsurgery.jpgDr. Peter Midgley says he's overworked and he can't continue being PEI's only vascular surgeon anymore.

He has asked for help, but those request have been ignored. 

Maggie Brown talked to him about his decision to leave.


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