Dec 3, 2013 | 2:56Island Morning PISA Results for PEI students Audio
Island Morning PISA Results for PEI students Dec 3, 2013 | 2:56Prince Edward Island is getting bad marks in international testing results released this morning. Almost 1300 fifteen year old Island students wrote the PISA tests in science, math and reading last year. Laura Chapin is here with some of the results.
Dec 5, 2013 | 6:50Island Morning Miracle Christmas Cards Audio
Island Morning Miracle Christmas Cards Dec 5, 2013 | 6:50Mark Enman says his Mom loved the scene from Miracle on 34th Street and loved to write Christmas cards. But now she and her husband both have dementia and are living in a nursing home. Now he's asking everyone to send a flood of cards to his parents.
Dec 10, 2013 | 9:10Island Morning Looking for PISA answers Audio
Island Morning Looking for PISA answers Dec 10, 2013 | 9:10English school board superindent Cynthia Fleet says there are a number of reasons for poor PISA tests scores on P.E.I. She says organizations holding events on school days, and the proper use of classroom time both need to bne reviewed if scores are to i
Dec 5, 2013 | 9:15Island Morning Electricity Conservation Audio
Island Morning Electricity Conservation Dec 5, 2013 | 9:15PEI's Office of Energy Efficiency handed out a million dollars in rebates for air source heat pumps, which Maritime Electric says is driving a surge in electricity use, and they need build new on-Island generation sooner. Laura Chapin explains.
Dec 10, 2013 | 4:52Island Morning City Centre School Audio
Island Morning City Centre School Dec 10, 2013 | 4:52Emily Sorrey tells Mitch about a new community school that is going to offer some fun new courses. City Centre School starts in January 2014 with the aim of getting 20-somethings to participate in community school.
Nov 29, 2013 | 17:53Island Morning The political panel Audio
Island Morning The political panel Nov 29, 2013 | 17:53The blame game provincial Liberals say it's the Federal government's changes to EI that are forcing Islanders to leave PEI. The Feds say Islanders are just going where there are better jobs. Publisher Paul MacNeill, Charlottetown lawyer Jordan Brown and D
Dec 3, 2013 | 10:16Island Morning Mink Stink Concerns Cape Wolfe Resident Audio
Island Morning Mink Stink Concerns Cape Wolfe Resident Dec 3, 2013 | 10:16A mink farm with 10,000 mink will soon be the newest neighbours in Cape Wolfe. Jennifer Blanchard-Guitare is a concerned Cape Wolfe resident, and has some environmental concerns. Island Morning's Lindsay Carroll reached the province's Jay Carr.
Jul 30, 2013 | 7:14Island Morning Barclay Brook and Mill River Fish Kills Audio
Island Morning Barclay Brook and Mill River Fish Kills Jul 30, 2013 | 7:14Another summer with more fish kills. The first was in Barclay Brook, the second in the Mill River. Shawn Hill of the PEI Watershed Alliance, was on the government appointed committee came up with 18 recommendations as to how to stop fish kills.
Dec 9, 2013 | 7:48Island Morning Meeting Mandela Audio
Island Morning Meeting Mandela Dec 9, 2013 | 7:48Juanita Rossiter is from St Peter's Bay. In the summer of 2006 she was interning in South Africa at the Nelson Mandela Foundation. She got to meet the man himself several times and even attended his 88th birthday party.
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.
Dec 3, 2013 | 4:26Island Morning Scott Beamish hopes for Team Canada Audio
Island Morning Scott Beamish hopes for Team Canada Dec 3, 2013 | 4:26Warren Grove's Scott Beamish is hoping to be selected for Team Canada's short track development program. He has been training in Clagary for the last few years and is one competition away from being part of the team. Mitch Cormier talked to Beamish about
Dec 5, 2012 | 7:48Island Morning Edmund Aunger - Reaction to Supreme Court Sentencing Audio
Island Morning Edmund Aunger - Reaction to Supreme Court Sentencing Dec 5, 2012 | 7:48The PEI Supreme Court sentenced Clarence Arnold Moase to six years in prison for impaired driving causing death. On July 14 when he struck 63-year-old Elizabeth Sovis from Edmonton. Before the court had announced its decision, her husband, Edmund Aunger said he would like to see Moase get the help he needs, rather than a longer jail sentence. But the PEI court sentenced Moase to 6-years in prison, plus a life-time ban on driving. Edmund Aunger talked to Island Morning from his home in Edmonton.
Dec 17, 2012 | 7:39Island Morning Sarah Steele - World Under 18 Hockey Championships Audio
Island Morning Sarah Steele - World Under 18 Hockey Championships Dec 17, 2012 | 7:39You'll have to excuse Sarah Steele if she's a bit distracted these days. The Stratford native has to finish exams at her prep school, play a few more hockey games and get back home for a visit... and then there's a world championship to worry about. Steele will be wearing the maple leaf when Canada heads to the World Under 18 Hockey Championships in Finland over the holidays. The defenceman has already had her first taste of international competition - a three game series against the United States. I called Sarah last week as she was studying for her exams.