May 15, 2013 | 8:48Island Morning Gail Shea - Fixing The Fishery Audio
Island Morning Gail Shea - Fixing The Fishery May 15, 2013 | 8:48Gail Shea weighs in on the issue of PEI's low lobster prices. The Egmont MP served as Fisheries Minister in the Harper government for almost three years and she comes from a fishing family. Gail Shea joined us on the phone from West Prince.
May 10, 2013 | 16:01Island Morning Political Panel - The Need For Change? Audio
Island Morning Political Panel - The Need For Change? May 10, 2013 | 16:01Tough-selling measures, the HST, and health care reform is coming. So has the Ghiz government done a good job on selling Islanders on the need for change? Our political panelists, Nancy Key, Paul MacNeill, and Mary Lynn Kane weigh in with their thoughts.
May 16, 2013 | 13:05Island Morning Urban Gardening - Karen Murchison Audio
Island Morning Urban Gardening - Karen Murchison May 16, 2013 | 13:05Last summer saw a couple of new urban gardens pop up in Charlottetown with produce ripe for the picking. Karen Murchison was one of the volunteers behind the project, and leading a couple of workshops on urban gardening over the next few days.
Apr 19, 2013 | 6:47Island Morning Minecraft Camps - Peter Rukavina Audio
Island Morning Minecraft Camps - Peter Rukavina Apr 19, 2013 | 6:47After 10 Million downloads of the game Minecraft, schools are now using it to help teach students. It seems plenty of adults are playing too. As UPEI's hacker in residence, Peter Rukavina has organized two Minecraft camps to be held at a lab on campus.
Feb 11, 2013 | 7:42Island Morning Raising Awareness About CNIB's Three Canes Audio
Island Morning Raising Awareness About CNIB's Three Canes Feb 11, 2013 | 7:42You've probably seen blind or partially sighted people using white canes. But did you know CNIB offers three different types of canes? If you didn't know, you're not alone. That's why the CNIB is trying to raise awareness about the three canes. The CNIB says every day,
Islanders with vision loss face challenges because people don't know what their canes represent. The thickest is a support cane for people with vision impairment who also need to lean on it. The thinnest is an identification cane that lets others know the owner has some vision impairment. And the third... middle-thickness cane... is the one used by most people with definite vision problems. Island Morning's Pat Martel invited three Islanders to tell us about the one they use.
May 14, 2013 | 5:09Island Morning RBC Cup - Volunteers Make a Difference Audio
Island Morning RBC Cup - Volunteers Make a Difference May 14, 2013 | 5:09Being the host was a free ticket in, but the Western Caps earned a way in, winning the Martiime Junior title and took the Truro Bearcats to overtime in the final of the Fred Page Cup. Mitch talks with manager Pat McIvor about the challenges.
May 14, 2013 | 5:14Island Morning Water Rebates - Ramona Doyle Audio
Island Morning Water Rebates - Ramona Doyle May 14, 2013 | 5:14Switching to low flow gadgets or toilets can save you money, and many Charlottetown residents are taking advantage of the city's rebate program. The Water Department's Ramona Doyle, tells us more about the rebate program.
Nov 15, 2012 | 8:36Island Morning Bearded Skipper In China - Norman Peters Audio
Island Morning Bearded Skipper In China - Norman Peters Nov 15, 2012 | 8:36PEI's Bearded Skipper was a big hit in China. Norman Peters from North Rustico was part of the recent seafood trade mission to Beijing. The delegation attended the largest seafood expo in Asia with 900 exhibitors and 15 thousand visitors. Norm Peters was initially apprehensive about the invitation, but says in the end, the trip was well worth it.
Feb 26, 2013 | 6:08Island Morning Miss World Canada Contestant - Janelle MacMillan Audio
Island Morning Miss World Canada Contestant - Janelle MacMillan Feb 26, 2013 | 6:08A Miss World Canada contestant is supposed to be "an international symbol of Canadian beauty and charity." That's the organizations description, not mine. But they are qualities that describe a young Island woman who's competing for the 2013 title. Janelle MacMillan is a 23-year-old from Charlottetown. She's currently studying international relations at St. Thomas University and is representing the Maritimes in the pageant.