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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
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Men victims of domestic violence more often than not

We tend to think of domestic violence as abuse enacted primarily by men, against women, but Sarah Desmarais says it's wrong.

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Inuk artist remembered

Annie Pootoogook drew scenes of the domestic, everyday North and stereotypes plagued her still in life as in death

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6 Brainy Beauty Podcasts

From Marilyn Monroe's secrets to the creepy history behind early cosmetic surgery. Plus, the fake science behind anti-aging products.

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What if Trump runs U.S. like his business?

Donald Trump has vowed to run America the way he runs his companies. But what, exactly, would that look like?

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Political Panel Sept. 30, 2016

With education on front burner Island Morning's political panel of Paul MacNeill, Mary Lynn Kane and Dennis King kick off another season.

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Health record privacy breaches to be reported

P.E.I. will soon have legislation that forces the health department to report when your private medical record has been breached. The privacy commissioner Karen Rose explains how it would work.

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Islanders part of Ryder Cup turf team

Paul MacCormack and Mark Perry are golf course superintendents on P.E.I. But this week they are preparing the turf at the Hazeltine course for the Ryder Cup.

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School reorganization begins

Education Minister Doug Currie and Bob Andrews, School Reorganization Project Manager, talk about the report prompting a review of many schools in the province.

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Need for mental health services on campus growing

Treena Smith, manager of student affairs at UPEI, and June Harper, a counsellor with Holland College's counselling services, talk about the growing number of students accessing mental health help.

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Living with dementia help

Jane Ross hopes to help with a workshop called "Understanding Dementia." She explains how her decades of experience working with those affected can help family members too.

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Engaging young Islanders in reform plebiscite

Jesse Hitchcock talks about an event she is organizing called What the Heck is Electoral Reform. An effort to get young people to vote in the upcoming electoral reform vote.

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PEITF on communication during school evacuation

The president of the teachers federation talks about the way teachers were involved in the evacuation of Island schools.

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School evacuation review

Parker Grimmer head of the public schools branch talks about a review of the mass evacuation of all schools on Wednesday.

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Singing with Parkinson's workshops

A new program is helping Parkinson's patients using the power of singing. We spoke to Paula Wolfson who is delivering training sessions in P.E.I.

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Island women participate in #freethenipple movement

Sara Fraser speaks with Katharine MacDonald and Becca Griffin about their decision to ditch their bras, at least part of the time.

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Art class only being offered in 2 intermediate schools

Parker Grimmer the director of the new Public Schools Branch on P.E.I. explains how students are exploring art despite it only being available as a class at two junior high schools.

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92-year-old living tourist attraction

Former fishing captain Emard Court can't wait for the tourists to visit North Rustico's lighthouse every year. He enjoys sharing stories and pose for pictures.

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Rescuing dolphins in Savage harbour

Lynda Morgan talks about finding a dolphin on the beach in Savage Harbour and how she tried to help it get back to safe water.

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Car Life Museum turns 50

Fifty years after Newton MacKay opened the Car Life Museum his family is working to keep his antique and classic cars on display for the public to see.

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Amy Burk paces Canada's goalball team at Paralympics

Amy Burk, P.E.I.'s three-time Paralympian talks about her performance with the goalball team in Rio.

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AIDS PEI Turns 25

On the 25th anniversary of AIDS PEI we talk to the group's first employee and the latest project manager about what has changed and what hasn't.

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Making newcomers welcome in Charlottetown

Ron Atkinson says Charlottetown is organizing special welcome sessions in an effort to keep newcomers from moving away.

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Mental health in police officers

Roger Brown was Assistant Commissioner of the RCMP in New Brunswick when three officers were murdered in Moncton. It has led him to working with law enforcement to talk openly about mental health.

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Synchronized lights on Charlottetown's bypass

Pat Martel talks to drivers, then tries to find out if the lights on the Charlottetown bypass do sync up to be green keep you moving.

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Remembering fallen P.E.I. firefighter

Miscouche Fire Dept. Cheif Jason Woodbury was in Ottawa as Capt. Mike Gallant's name was added to the Fallen Firefighters Foundation memorial.

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Meet the guys behind the Island Cribbage Tour

Dave Brothers and Spencer Gallant, two-thirds of the Island Cribbage Tour, talk about the unique places they've found to play the game, and why.

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New program help suicide threat survivors

Pat Doyle of the Canadian Mental Health Association and Diane Young, who lost her son to suicide, talk about the new suicide to hope program.

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Islander creates program to help Hollywood directors

Brian Sharp has created a program that help film crews ensure everything looks right as they are filming. He's calling it The Visual Assistant.

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Islander Catherine Joell MacKinnon ACTRA's women of the year

Catherine Joell MacKinnon has been deaf since she was born, something that's not stopped her from achieving great success in the arts. She's also helping others with hearing loss break into the business.

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UPEI tweets above its weight

Twitter Canada says UPEI has plenty more followers than a school its size should. We talk to Krista Grant of UPEI and Cam Gordon from Twitter about the success.

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Islanders open training camp

Jim Hulton talks Islanders training camp and losing two star players the team came to rely on.

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Megan Poole - Gold Cup Ambassador

20 year old Megan Poole has stepped into the spotlight this week as a 2016 Gold Cup Ambassador. Megan is breaking down barriers and opening up minds as the first Gold Cup Ambassador who is also a Little Person.

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Frank Lewis - Lieutenant Governor

PEI's current lieutenant governor would like to stay on in the job.

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Some Island finches dying of starvation

A vet at the Atlantic Veterainary College exlains how Trichomoniasis is killing some finches in the province.

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North Shore beaches pictured by Nature Conservancy

Luc Thomas and Julie Vasseur of the Nature Conservancy of Canada explain how Google Streetview will be used to document some protected areas of P.E.I.

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Nature Conservancy pictures Island land holdings

Luc Thomas and Julie Vasseur of the Nature Conservancy of Canada explain how Google Trekker will be used to document some protected areas of P.E.I.

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Political Panel Aug. 5 ,2016

The Island Morning political panel convenes to talk MLA Janice Sherry's resignation to the Wood Islands ferry service. Paul MacNeill, Mary Lynn Kane, and Dennis King joined us in the studio.

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PEI Jobs Facebook page given to the province

Christy Morgan started PEI Jobs two years ago on Facebook. Now the page is being handed over to the province to run for free.

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MMIW inquiry reaction on P.E.I.

Judy Clark of the Aboriginal Women's Association of P.E.I. talks about the inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.

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National Park decision makers

The senior staff at P.E.I. National park talk about what it takes to make decisions about new developments including the new mountain biking course.

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Janice Sherry on resignation as MLA

Janice Sherry talks about the reasons she decided to resign from her job as MLA for Summerside-Wilmot.

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Ice bucket challenge helps Islanders

The ALS ice bucket challenge went viral two years ago, and raised $70,000 for P.E.I.'s association. President Bernie Plourde talks about the money is being used.

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Islander searching for first Olympic golf gold medal

Islander Larry Cosgrove talks about his relationship to George Lyon the Canadian who won the first Olympic gold medal in golf back in 1904.

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Office for veterans opens again in November

Veterans Affairs Minister Kent Hehr announces the reopening of the veterans office in Charlottetown.

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In Baton Rouge when officers murdered

Atlantic Police Academy instructors Leslie Hadfield and Wayne Rudderham were in Baton Rouge to accept an award. They ended up being close to the shooting of three police officers.

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Top paintball players head east

Kevin Curry and Koady MacDonald talk about a huge paintball tournament on P.E.I. They also talk about the growth of the sport.

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Knox family wins Anne & Gilbert contest

Nancy White helps pick the Knox family's version of You're Island Through and Through as a contest winner.

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Donald Trump at a P.E.I. parade?

Robert Duffy explains why used US Republican nominee Donald Trump as the theme of his float in the Kinkora community parade.

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The Butler is in: Introductions

Our summer series with certified protocol and etiquette consultant and professionally trained English butler John Robertson begins with a look at proper introductions.

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P.E.I.'s first registered surveyor

Carl MacDonald was the first registered surveyor on P.E.I. and spent his career changing the way the province registers land. He was recently honoured by the Association of PEI Land Surveyors.

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Man searching for heirloom boat

Gus Hillstrom received a handmade boat from his father, now he's begging the thieves that stole it to give it back.

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Bringing speedball to Canada

Mamdouh Elgharib remembered seeing speedball when growing up in Egypt, now he is bringing the game to Canada.

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