CBC Prince Edward Island

episodes: November 2012 Archives

Women's Shelter - Jamie Thomas

Posted by Bill van Asperen

WomenShelter3Cahis.jpgAs you've been hearing in the news this a shelter for homeless women on the Island won't be opening anytime soon. The province's only women's shelter closed in the spring. Grandmother's House had eight beds available for women. More often than not those beds were filled. The Native Council ran the shelter. But it could not find a steady flow of money to keep the doors open and the one staff person employed. Fedrico Cahis talked with Jamie Thomas of the Native Council about what it would take to get the doors open again.

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Inside the Rail - Brendan Elliott

Posted by Bill van Asperen

Inside The Rail3.jpgIf you're a political junkie, the provincial legislature is where you want to be for the next few days. The opposition is in full-on filibuster mode over the HST legislation. Our political reporter Brendan Elliott has been watching it from the sidelines, and he joins us with his regular feature, Inside the Rail.

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Holland College and the Berklee School of Music

Posted by Bill van Asperen

Holland College Berklee.jpgHolland College has struck a deal with the Berklee School of  Music in Boston.    Students in the music performing arts program at Holland College could soon be able to apply credits from that program, at Berklee... meaning they could finish the four-year music program there in just two years. Holland College has also agreed to deliver Berklee's contemporary music curriculum to its students. One of those students, Evan McCosham, spoke with CBC reporter Federico Cahis.

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