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PEI: Island Morning


PEI: Island Morning

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.

Updated: Weekdays
Download episodes from this podcast for: 3 months
Visit Show Site: http://www.cbc.ca/islandmorning/


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The ethics of a morality pill

An increasing number of drugs can be used to alter self-control, empathy and benevolence. Are we getting dangerously close to a 'morality pill'?

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Day 2

With one book down and four remaining, it's day two of the battle of the books.

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Rachel Dolezal speaks

With the launch of Rachel Dolezal's memoir, Piya Chattopadhyay tries to understand the story that sparked so much hurt and outrage.

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Reaction To Beyak

Senator Lynn Beyak continues to face criticism over her comments about residential schools. Matt Galloway spoke with our pop culture columnist, Jesse Wente.

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French Medal

Jimmy MacAulay and Flora Matheson talk about a special ceremony that will honour Miles Matheson for his efforts to help liberate France during World War II.

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Georgetown Food Truck

Georgetown Councillor Phillip Hubert talks about a planning committee that is putting the finishing touches on a bylaw that will create rules and restrictions for mobile vendors in town.

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Midwifery PEI

Midwives might soon be able to practice on PEI. The government expects to pass a new act next month that will regulate smaller professions, such as the Midwives Association on P.E.I.

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Winsloe Players

The Winsloe Players of PEI has been making people laugh for a good cause for decades. We heard from the long-time director about why this year will be her last at the helm, and what the past 40 years have been like.

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Women In Wrestling

A wrestling tournament held this weekend in PEI saw a lot of girl power. We heard from some young female wrestlers about why they like the sport.

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Ava & Lilly Rashed

Ava and Lily Rashed, the twin daughters of David Rashed of Haywire fame are only in junior high, but these 13-year-olds are already making a name for themselves with their own music.

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Robert Harris Painting Restoration

We met an Island woman who's helping to bring new life to famous Canadian painting, with an Island connection. Tasia Bulger told us about the Robert Harris painting and her role in restoring it.

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Adam Perry Telefilm Award

Island filmmaker Adam Perry is being recognized nationally. He's one of the recipients of Telefilm Canada's New Voices Award, which recognizes emerging screenwriters across the country.

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Easter Beef Show

Two brothers on PEI will take part of the 66th annual Easter Beef Show and Sale, becoming the fourth generation of their family to do so. We heard from the boys and their mom.

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Federal Budget Panel

Finance Minister Bill Morneau tabled the Liberal government's budget yesterday. We spoke to PEI Liberal MP Sean Casey and B-C MP Dan Albas, the Conservative's deputy-finance critic, for their thoughts on how the Liberal's plan will impact families and bus

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PEI Energy Strategy

Too many 'will explore' and 'are looking at' and not enough bold ideas. We got the PC Party's take on the province's new Energy Strategy.

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UPEI Muscle Research

Finding out why injured muscles in a young person repair themselves faster than in someone older. UPEI Assistant Professor Adam Johnston has just received close to half-a-million dollars to try to answer questions like that.

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Low-Income Energy Programs

There may be thousands of low-income Islanders eligible for a free efficiency PEI program, that haven't accessed it. We heard what efficiency PEI is trying to do to get awareness out there.

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Humble Barber Beer

We hear how a P.E.I. barber is fighting back against provincial liquor ruling...by having a prohibition of his own.

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Peter Gallant: Korean Curling Coach

He's played in nine Briers and done some coaching in the past. Now Peter Gallant is the national coach of the Team Korea at the world women's championship. And he's now eyeing the Olympics. We caught up with Peter on Island Morning.

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North Rustico Sheep Cheese

A couple in North Rustico, P.E.I. is going back to their family roots to create a new line of cheese and yoghurt products made from sheep's milk. We spoke with Gabriel Mercier, who co-owns Isle Saint-Jean Farm, along with his wife Deirdre.

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Lacrosse PEI Officials

Lacrosse PEI has seen growth in player numbers, up about 100 players from 2015 to 2016. Now, the organization is looking for more officials and coaches to keep up with demand.

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Veseys Bee Seeds

The Bring Back The Bees campaign has been widely popular, and General Mills has ordered in total 4 million packages of wildlfower seeds. We spoke with John Barrett, the director of sales, marketing and development at Veseys about the seed supplier's invol

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Coming Home Study

A Masters student at UPEI is doing her thesis on the experience of young people coming back to the Island after living somewhere else. And, she's still looking for participants.

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Hockeyville - O'Leary

O'Leary has made the final two in the Kraft Hockeyville contest... ensuring themselves 100-thousand dollars for arena upgrades. Now, they are going for the top spot.

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New Anne of Green Gables

Amybeth McNulty, the star of CBC's new adaptation of Anne of Green Gables, talks about debuting as Anne on CBC's new adaptation of the classic tale.

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PEI Water Act

Land and Environment minister Robert Mitchell drops by to explain long awaited draft of PEI's new water act that was just released on Thursday

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Summerside Development

George Dalton, past president of the Summerside and Area Historical Society , Bill Martin mayor of Summerside and Sean Aylward, owner of The Humble Barber. Waterfront development was the topic at a public meeting in Summerside.

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Hockey Head Shots

Hockey mom Mary MacPhee is worried about hits to the head in hockey. She's asking hockey associations to spread the word and hopes speaking out will help keep players safer. Rob Newson from Hockey PEI responds to her request.

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Seniors Subsidised Housing

Minister of family and human services, Tina Mundy explains how some seniors are being passed aver for a chance to live in subsidised housing even if they are at the top of the list.

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Top college basketball players in P.E.I.

Albert Roche the athletic director at Holland College says the CCAA basketball championships will be a boost for the college and community.

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Antartic photo expedition

Island photographer Dave Brosha will tell us how he ended up as a photographer-in-resdience in Antarctica.

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Nursing Home Beds

Valerie MacKenzie and Health minister Robert Henderson talk about why there are vacant beds in PEI seniors homes that the province has not approved.

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Celliers Patient Registry

Dr. Andre Celliers is chief of family and community medicine with Health PEI. He is asking the patients of Dr. Filza Naveed not to put their names on the registry.

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Special Olympics update

Special Olympics athletes, Janet Charchuk and Alyssa Chapman talk about preparing for the World Winter games this weekend.

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Gord McNeilly

Gord McNeilly drops by to talk about his recent decision to leave the NDP party for a spot with the Liberal party.

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Carbon Pricing

Kerry Campbell talks about a controversy around how PEI plans to implement carbon pricing. Ottawa has said all provinces and territories have to bring in by January 1, 2018.

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Vessey's Bees

John Barrett director of sales, marketing at Vessey's Seeds drops by to chat about a campaign by General Mills called Bring Back the Bees. The company partnered w

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Daughters of the Vote

Stratford's Taya Nabuurs joins 300 women from around the country to talk about the role of women in politics past, present and future.

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Be Bold for Change

Mari Basiletti of the PEI Status of Women is urging people to Be Bold for Change on International Women's Day. She talks about the work that has been done and what is left to do.

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Vimy Ridge trip

Three Oaks teacher David Chisholm talks about a trip students will be to northern France to mark the 100th anniversary of The Battle of Vimy Ridge.

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CBC Radio 40th Anniversary

Retired CBC Technician Barry Vessey drops by to talk about the first day of CBC FM radio on PEI.

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Dealing with picky eaters

Registered dietitian Roxanne Laughlin shares tips for dealing with picky eaters.

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Art Of Loving Yourself

Dexter Nyuurnibe, a youth mental health advocate drops by to talk about his presentation on the art of loving yourself. He shares his personal story with mental illness and finding strength in vulnerability.

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Birthday Hero

Owen Killam is being recognized for saving a friend's life at a birthday party.Sarah MacMillan speaks with Owen Killam and his parents Doug and Laura.

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School Review Update

The public meetings are over now, but the process continues. Public Schools Branch director Parker Grimmer drops in to talk about what's happening now and what happens next when it comes to recommendations to close and rezone some Island schools.

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Trade HERizons

Sara Roach-Lewis, the creator of Trade HERizons and Jenna MacNeill, a recent graduate of the program drop by to discuss the success of the Trade HERizons program for women.

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Boomer retires

Kevin "Boomer" Gallant drops by Island Morning to talk about his recent decision to retire from CBC Charlottetown.

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Morell Public Meeting

Darlene Hendricken and Charlotte Bryne speaking at a public meeting on school reorganization in Morell. This is the third and final round of school meetings.

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Big win at the right time

Charlotte Brown explains how her husband Daryl won over $55,000 the same day he had colon cancer surgery.

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Electoral Boundaries

Kerry Campbell drops by to explain a new initiative from the PEI Electoral Boundaries Commission. He talks about how and why the group has created two sample electoral maps.

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Fishing Memorial

Nicole Williams speaks with Sandra Hodder and Darlene Balsor at the Iceland 2 memorial in Souris. The memorial for ten Souris fishermen who died fifty years ago. And we'll find out how is helped connect long-lost family members.

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Putting P.E.I. on the map

People who get the Spring edition of CAA magazine may be surprised by PEI isn't named on a map talking about Canadian history. We'll talk to a tourism operator who noticed and CAA.

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Islanders moved off patient registry

Dr. André Celliers, Chief of Family and Community Medicine says 3,500 names have been removed from the patient registry since October.

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Dietitians offer food guide suggestions

Registered Dietitians Laurie Michael and Jennifer Taylor say changes to the Canada Food Guide should take advantage of modern tools to help Canadians make better food choices.

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Ice Maker - Larry Richards

We'll hear from and Islander who's headed to the Brier curling championship in Newfoundland. But he's not part of a team, he's part of the crew that's making the ice.

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Fish Photography - Sean Landsman

We'll hear how a local fish is getting an Island photographer some international attention.

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Westisle School Meeting

Stephanie Kinch, St. Louis from HSA, and parent Katie Hutt react during a public meeting at Westisle school. The communities are facing the possibility of two schools closing, Bloomfield and St. Louis Elementary.

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Morell Rink Missing Cat

Morell Rink operations manager Ricky MacFarlane and resident, Marie Eldershaw tell the story about a special rink cat that prompted a social media frenzy.

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Mark Arendz win 5 world championship medals

A year away from the Paralympics in South Korea Mark Arendz says he is right on track to compete in the Para Nordic competition. He just won five medals at the world championships.

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Rural Rally

A number of Islanders rallied for Rural P.E.I. Mallory Peters is president of the Georgetown Home and School Association, Doris Simmons has grandchildren at the school and Darren Creamer is a business owner in Bedford.

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Political Panel

Island Morning Political panel; publisher Paul McNeill, lawyer Mary Lynn Kane and consultant Dennis King drop by to discuss the latest Liberal cabinet change.

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Cabinet Shuffle

Stephanie Brown speaks with Jason Ramsay from Bloomfield's home and school about the recent Liberal cabinet shuffle. The shuffle may be good news for threat of school closure in his community.

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Tanya Davis remembers Stuart Maclean

Poet and Musician Tanya Davis shares her memories of the recently deceased CBC "storytelling legend" Stuart Maclean.

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Jordan's Principle

Marilyn LeFrank, director Family Services for the Mi'kmaq Confederacy and Sonny Perron, from First Nations and Innuit health at Health Canada. Jordan's Principle is a new position created to ensure First Nations receive services in a timely manner.

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Danny Connolly comes to terms with ALS

Danny Connolly is living every day to its fullest these days. The 52 year old father of two learned last August he has ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease.

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Muslim Society refugee agreement holder

The Muslim Society is hoping to work with community groups to bring 20 refugees to P.E.I. in its first full year as a Sponsorship Agreement Holder.

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Cameron O'Hanley

Terry McEachern speaks with Cameron O'Hanley about being invited to try and qualify for Canada's Para Soccer National Team. Cameron talks about how a car accident changed his life.

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Fix It Fair

Fixer David MacMillan and Charlottetown Deputy Mayor Mike Duffy drop by Island Morning to explain the Fix IT Fair. They say the Fair is a chance for home owners to gather together and learn some repair skills.

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Nutrition Guidelines

Charlottetown doctor Laura Hogan is one in a group of doctors from across the country asking the federal government for a redesign of the Canada Food guide.

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All About Anna Part1

This is part one. Karen Mair has this two-part interview with Emily Howard. Emily talks about her beloved sister Anna, who died last month after a long struggle with bipolar disorder.

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All About Anna Part2

This is part two. Karen Mair has this two-part interview with Emily Howard. Emily talks about her beloved sister Anna, who died last month after a long struggle with bipolar disorder.

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Opioid Action Plan

Chief Health Officer Dr. Heather Morrison drops by Island Morning to discuss the opioid action plan for the province. Heather says the province is looking at how to keep a closer eye on how they're being prescribed.

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Stratford Sewage Deal

Sarah MacMillan speaking with deputy mayor and finance chair Randy Cooper after the budget address in Stratford. Randy says Starford wants a better sewage deal with Charlottetown.

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Points East Tourism

Nancy Russell talks with Craig Harris of Furrow Creative and Mike Robertson, the chair of the Island East Tourism Board group. Mike and Craig explain the branding strategy by the Island East Tourism Board about beaches in eastern PEI.

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Montague Schools Meeting

Brendan Curran, Frank Buffa speaking at the third public meeting on the future of some Island Schools. They are reacting proposed changes within Montague family of schools.

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Sterling Stratton

Long time educator and school administrator Sterling Stratton justifies his opinion on the recent proposed changes to PEI schools.

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Muslim Solidarity Walk

Ann Braithwaite, Najam Chishti, Hammad Ahmed and Mustafa Tahir speak Sara MacMillan at the Muslim solidarity walk in Charlottetown

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Kelly Sit Scholarship

Charlottetown Rural Student Kelly Sit shares her story about being one of five SHAD recipients across the country to receive the 2017 Horatio Alger Canadian Scholarship.

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E-Watch Safe Exchange

Mitch Cormier is live at the Charlottetown police station with Advisory board member Zak Murphy and Mayor Clifford Lee. They explain how the new EWatch Safe Exchange Zone, aims to help people looking for a safe, secure spot to meet and exchange goods.

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TRC Sessions

Stephen Augustine, dean at Unama'ki College in Cape Breton and Susan Robinson, with the PEI law society, drop by to chat a Truth and Reconciliation Commission report. One of the its 94 recommendations called for better training in the legal community.

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Greenan Electoral Reform

Mark Greenan from the PEI Coalition for Proportional Representation, with his thoughts on the future for electoral reform in Canada and PEI. Mark is responding to the Trudeau government abandoning its commitment to reform the federal electoral system.

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Colonel Gray Meeting

Sherri David of the Stratford HSA and John Cunniffe of West Kent HSA speaking at a public consultation meeting at Colonel Gray. They are reacting proposed changes to Colonel Gray and Charlottetown Rural family of schools.

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Food Advertising Ban

Charlotte Comrie, with the Heart and Stroke Foundation and parent Kimberly Rashed drop by the studio to talk about a new food advertising survey. They say the food and beverage industry should be banned from advertising unhealthy food to kids.

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Health Care Accord

After holding out for a month, PEI has a new Health Care Accord with Ottawa. Opposition health critic James Aylward is live in studio. Health and Wellness minister Robert Henderson, reacts his criticism

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We the West

Katie MacLennan, president of the H.S.A. at Bloomfield Elementary, explains what the `We the West` group is planning to help stop St. Louis Elementary and Bloomfield Elementary from closing. And many in the western end of

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Nadine Sutcliffe

Nadine Sutcliffe from Stratford is voicing her support for the schools review process currently underway on PEI. She says restructuring could lead to more resources for things like curriculum.

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Banning Gang Colours

The province recently announced plans to look at banning biker colours in bars. Stephanie Langenegger from Regina talks about why Saskatchewan tried this. She says the law was struck down.

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Georgetown School Hug

About 300 people gathered at Georgetown yesterday and made their way around the school to give it a symbolic hug. Part of the effort to protest the possible school closure. Stephanie Brown talks with Tori Billard, and student Mikaela Gallant.

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School Overcrowding

Stratford Mayor David Dunphy drops by to talk about the recommendations for solving school overcrowding issues in Stratford.

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Youth Council

Dana Kenny drops by to talk about his new position on the Prime Minister's Youth Council.

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St. Jean Parents

Around 100 people were at a meeting last night in Charlottetown to come up with the next steps to convince the province to take the school off a list of five schools that may close. Stephanie Brown caught up with some of the parents who want the school

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Taking up boxing

Growing up in China Joyce Yang never thought she would get to try boxing a sport she's always loved. Now she's joined a club and learning the sport.

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New lounge for MRHS students

Cody Taylor explains how students at Montague Regional High School will soon have a new space to call their own. It's called the 247 Lounge.

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Let's Talk Day

While today is Let's Talk day, UPEI student Teagan Pringle is hoping people feel comfortable talking about mental health issues all year round.

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Guardian Shot

Steve Barber with Red Island Hospitality Group and Jillian Kilfoil with the PEI Women's Network explain why some bars on PEI are now offering something called a "guardian shot

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Bell Aliant Service

Political reporter Kerry Campbell drops by with the real details behind government agreement, from 2008, that promised internet service on PEI.

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St. Jean Meeting

Matt talks with St Jean Home and school president Janna Lynne Durant to find out what's next in the fight to save their school. We also hear reaction from neighbourhood resident Maureen Griffin.

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At the Washington march

Heidi Rankin used to work with the women's network and the advisory council on the status of women on P.E.I. Over the weekend she participated in the Women`s March on Washington.

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More services in French needed

Guy LaBonte of the La Société Saint-Thomas-d'Aquin says the provincial government is ignoring opportunities to designate more jobs, and services as bilingual on P.E.I.

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Vinyl Manufacturing

Rob Price talks with Brian Higgins about why he chose Charlottetown as a location for his new company, Keneshii Vinyl Printing.

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Hygge Happiness

Islander Kirsten Connor talks with Sarah Keaveny Vos about the Danish art of coziness what "Hygge" means and how it enhances her life everyday.

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African Garden

A group of students at West Kent is helping a school in Africa, after its garden was destroyed by elephants.

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Stratford Committees

Stratford Mayor David Dunphy talks with Maggie Brown about the new diverse approach to selecting committee members.

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Hub Schools

The co-founder of the Nova Scotia Small Schools Initiative, Paul Bennett,tells Kerry Campbell closing rural schools on PEI will be devastating for the communities involved.

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Abortion Access

Kathy Jones,director of public health for women's wellness drops by to talk about the first surgical abortion access clinic on PEI

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Island MMA fighter on TV series

Lenny "The show stealer" Wheeler is being featured in the new TV series Fight Xchange 2. He hopes it will help others understand what it takes to compete in the sport.

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Accessible cottages meet demand

Kristen's Cottage and Lorna's Loft at Margate Riverview Cottages are meeting a need to provide fully accessible accommodations on P.E.I. Bernard Jay explains why he built the cottages.

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Righting an art wrong at Confederation Centre Art Gallery

Paige Matthie explains how she spent two years changing the attribution of six paintings owned by the gallery from two men to painter Caroline Louisa Daly.

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Political panel Jan. 13,2017

Mary Lynn Kane, Dennis King and Paul MacNeill talk the proposed closure of some Island schools and the deal to unload some Mill River properties.

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Jim MacAulay reflects on school change report

Jim MacAulay first proposed closing schools on P.E.I. in 1996. The closures did not happen. He says two decades later it is the right thing to do.

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Education changes phone in show

Parker Grimmer of the Public Schools Branch takes your phone calls on the proposed school changes and new zoning rules.

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Mental health in teens

Dr. Stan Kutcher is talking to parents about mental health promotion, prevention and care on P.E.I. He says there often myths around mental health too.

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Suggested school changes on P.E.I.

Parker Grimmer of the Public Schools Branch explains why five schools on P.E.I. should close and students be zoned to ensure others have enough people in them.

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Neck guard saves player from injury

Cassidy Gordon's neck guard saved her from what could have been a fatal accident on the ice. Another player's skate hit the guard protecting her throat from certain injury.

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Flu update

Dr. Heather Morrison updates the flu situation P.E.I. saying it is not too late to get the flu vaccine.

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Returning home to share beautiful music

Award winning violinist Tina Bouey is home with her new group the Ulysses Quartet.

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Opening the door to women in the trades

Nancy Gaudet is P.E.I.'s first female red seal plumber. She hopes her accomplishments will help other women choose a career in the trades.

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Labour credits needed for film industry

Nils Ling, president of the Island Media Arts Coop, is frustrated the province hasn't committed to a TV/film labour rebate. He says the province is losing millions of dollars.

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Personality testing for future physicians

UPEI professor Blake Jelley is part of a just-published study highlighting the advantages of personality testing as part of the medical school admission process. process?

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New film festival for the Island

Colin Stanfield is the founder of the new PEI Film, Food and Idea Festival. He explains how the festival works, and what will be on the screen.

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Hoping for a forest school on P.E.I.

The Sierra Club of P.E.I.'s Wild Child program is looking to expand into a forest school if the group can find the support. Hannah Gehrels explains what has to happen next.

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Stompin' Tom Centre opens on time

Construction of the Stompin'Tom Centre is on time and due to open on July 1. Project manager Anne Arsenault updates the schedule.

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