CBC Prince Edward Island

Awards: February 2013 Archives

The Bravest Canadian - Fritz Peters VC

SamMcBrideBook2013.jpgSam McBride is that author of a book about Islander, Fritz Peters, who's been referred to as "The Bravest Canadian". McBride has traveled from BC to receive a heritage award from PEI's Museum and Heritage Board. We'll talk to him about his book titled "The Bravest Canadian - Fritz Peters VC: The Making of a Hero of Two World Wars."

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Jon Matthews - ECMA's Stompin Tom Award

JonMatthews2013.jpgTo say Jon Matthews is a busy musician is an understatement of extreme proportions. Jon writes his own songs - plays in a number of popular island groups - and has his own recording studio where he helps other artists perfect their sound. Jon is being recognized for all this work in a very special way. He is one of the recipients of the Stompin Tom Award at this years ECMA's in Halifax. He dropped by the studio earlier for a chat.

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