Sara Fraser

Web Journalist

Sara is a P.E.I. native who graduated from the University of King's College in Halifax. N.S., with a Bachelor of Journalism (Honours) degree. She's worked with CBC Radio and Television since 1988, moving to the CBC P.E.I. web team in 2015, focusing on weekend features. email

Latest from Sara Fraser


Beyond the weenie: Best food to cook over the campfire this summer

Recipes and tips for making delicious meals over a wood fire.

Young teens to raise mental-health awareness, funds at Soul Sisters event

A group of young teen girls on P.E.I. is raising awareness and funds to support youth mental health Saturday night at the Charlottetown Inn and Conference Centre in an event they're calling Soul Sisters.

How horses got hooked in P.E.I.'s Bygone Days

Horses were the backbone of the farm on P.E.I. until the 1950s. And just like people, some horses fall prey to bad habits — in the bygone days of P.E.I., historian Dutch Thompson discovered some even drank alcohol and chewed tobacco.

17+ fun and free things to do on P.E.I. this summer

Here are a few suggestions for free activities that will get you and your family out and about and enjoying what P.E.I. has to offer without breaking the bank.

7 fun things to do on P.E.I. this mid-July weekend

Summer is hitting its peak on P.E.I., and there's so much to do — here's a taste.

Wharf Rats series hopes to bring P.E.I.-based story to the world

Production has begun in North Rustico, P.E.I., on the locally-produced comedy web series Wharf Rats, which has been in the works for several years.

Armchair travel: Rachel Hershfield visits the Chelsea Flower Show

Looking for a little garden inspiration? Islander Rachel Hershfield recently revved up her green thumb at the famed Chelsea Flower Show in England as well as several other British gardens, and agreed to share some of her 700 stunning photos of the trip with us.

From stroopwafel to gehaktballen, Dutch treats being shared for potluck

A wide array of treats from Holland will be shared at the first-ever potluck being held by P.E.I.'s Dutch-Canadian Association Sunday.

8 fun things to do on P.E.I. this last full weekend of June

Here's a taste of what's on offer this weekend across the Island.

Fathering in P.E.I.'s Bygone Days

What did being a father mean 100 years ago? Dutch Thompson talked with Roy Clow who grew up in Murray Harbour North around the turn of the last century.

Rhubarb pizza, and more delicious ways to eat this spring treat

It's that time of year again — rhubarb season. Here are a few inventive ways to eat this early summer vegetable.

Breaking P.E.I.'s (beer) glass ceiling

Chelsea Meisner is the first woman to ever enter the annual Home Brewer's Challenge mounted by The Gahan House in Charlottetown — she came second.

9 tips for downsizing to a smaller space

Moving can be a stressful life event — more so if you're downsizing to a smaller home or apartment. Here's some advice on how to do it well.

7 fun things to do on P.E.I. this Father's Day weekend

This weekend it's all about dad — that's what you can tell him as you enjoy a wide array of concerts, special meals and more.

P.E.I. musician 'blown away' at chance to showcase at Canadian Country Music Awards

Cory Gallant is hoping people will vote for him in a contest that would give him a showcase at the Canadian Country Music Awards this fall.