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Island Morning with Mitch and Matt

CBC Radio's Island Morning is a news and current affairs source for Prince Edward Island. Host Matt Rainnie and morning news editor Mitch Cormier talk about the issues that matter to islanders.

  • 21:03
    This week, we hear from a mother about her experience with postpartum depression, wade into why beavers are becoming more of an issue on P.E.I. and we'll find out more about the mystery of decades-old letters found in an abandoned house.
    May 18, 2018
  • 07:30
    Chris Newell is watching water rise on his property thanks to a nearby beaver dam. Watershed staff in Bedeque say they're seeing more and more beavers in the area in recent years.
    May 16, 2018
  • 07:17
    Paul LeBlanc is trying to find the proper home for a pile of World War 2 poems and letters. The letters were hand written by a soldier, to his mother during the Second World War.
    May 16, 2018
  • 10:40
    Political reporter Kerry Campbell with more about what Canada Border Services is alleging and how immigration lawyer Richard Kurland thinks PEI's provincial nominee program could be better.
    May 15, 2018
  • 07:35
    Dillon Garland, from a TV show called Haunted, was inspired to come to the Island and spend two nights at the Georgetown theatre. They lived to tell the tale... and they'll tell it to us.
    May 11, 2018
  • 21:29
    This week meet an Islander who is getting community help to attend a choir camp in Ireland, a man from India who has come to Canada to be a bodybuilding champion and a woman who has spend 30 years working at a local diner.
    May 11, 2018
  • 08:36
    Dianne Young from Lennon House, where they are building a new memorial garden - complete with 12 new benches - in honour of people who have lost their lives to addiction and mental health struggles. She explains what the newly constructed benches will mean to the families.
    May 11, 2018
  • 06:43
    Dr. Thais Coutinho says once women with high blood pressure or pre-eclempsia have their baby, they may still be at a higher risk for heart disease and stroke...and need to take precautions.
    May 10, 2018
  • 06:00
    Matt Younker explains how a new facility will offer long-term supervised housing and mental health services for people in crisis or for those struggling with mental illness. The new partnership between Health PEI and The Canadian Mental Health Association PEI will see the creation of a 10-bed housing unit for Islanders living with mental illness.
    May 9, 2018
  • 09:15
    Joan Baxter about her book The Mill: Fifty Years of Pulp and Protest. The mill in Pictou is back in the news this year, and P.E.I. has been asking its share of questions about a new plan that could see effluent pumped into the Northumberland Strait.
    May 9, 2018
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