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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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Education system failing kids with special needs, say parents

A Hamilton, Ont., mother says she's finding she can't get the support her autistic son needs to succeed in his public school.

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An activist's plea for change

These days FrancesLee is fed up, and exhausted by the puritanical demands and strictures of fellow comrades.

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The future of work

Learn how to make a living in a digital future.

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Yankee Stadium girl hit by 170 km/h foul ball

A New York City councilman is renewing calls to extend the protective netting at Yankee Stadium after a young girl was hit in the face.

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Blockhouse Point Lighthouse

Carol Carragher is with a community group that is calling for action before the Blockhouse Point Lighthouse falls into further disrepair.

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Taquila Reunion

70's and 80's Island Rockband Taquila drops by, to pump a reunion gig at a popular nightclub.

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Lucy Maud Heritage Minute

Davida Aronovitch talks about how PEI will be highlighted in an upcoming Heritage Minute about Lucy Maud Montgomery.

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Right Whales : Deep Trouble 3

Searching for answers. Two wildlife pathologists at the Atlantic Veterinary College spent the summer trying to find out what was killing Atlantic right whales.

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Martha MacIsaac in two new films

Island actress Martha MacIsaac talks about her two new films and camping her way from LA to P.E.I.

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Art on the water

A group of artists is installing an art exhibit on a floating dock in Charlottetown Harbour this week. We asked organizers why.

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Literacy Alliance on verge of closing

P.E.I.'s Literacy Alliance says it can't continue without funding cut years ago by the federal government.

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Atlantic Lottery to Modernise

Brent Schimshaw, head of Atlantic Lottery, talks about new trends in the lottery business.

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PFD Safety On The Water.

Amanda Dedrick, the executive director of The Fisheries Safety Association explaining the PFD rules for safety on the water.

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CLosing Queens Arms Corner

Paul Johnston, manager of public works, drops by the studio to explain why the of the Trans-Canada, North River Road and Lower Malpeque Road intersection needs to be closed.

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New Lieutenant-Governor

Antoinette Perry joins Island Morning to talk about taking on this latest role as Lieutenant Govenor.

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Minister Talks Tax

Malpeque MP Wayne Easter thinks the proposed federal tax changes deserve more thought and consultation.

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Is Councillor in Conflict?

Councillor Melissa Hilton says she is not in conflict of interest over a Valdane Avenue lot.The builder is a cousin of Hilton's husband. Councillor Jason Coady takes exception to Hilton's actions.

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PC Debate #1

James Aylward and Brad Trivers talking provincial debt during the first PC Party leadership debate

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Plaque to Honour Fallen Soldier

Hear about a new plaque in honour of warrant Officer Frank Mellish. The Island soldier died in Afghanistan more than 10 years ago.

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Tax Change Debate

Erin McGrath-Gaudet and Lars Osberg here with their perspectives on the proposed tax changes,and what they could mean for business owners, and other Canadians.

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Unhappy with New Tax Proposal

An Island doctor who has concerns about what the federal government's proposed tax changes could mean for him, and his colleagues.

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Moyse Returns to the Sleigh

Heather Moyse is back, and ready to make a push for her third Olympics. Moyse and Alysia Rissling, say the goal is simple, the Olympics in Pyeongchang.

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Heading South To Help

Kim Griffin says Maritime Electric workers are heading south to Turks and Caicos, following Hurricane Irma. The crew will be doing their part to help restore power in the region.

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Worried about Cuban Spouse

Stephanie Gallant Perez shares her concerns for her Cuban family in the aftermath of hurricane Irma.

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Preparing for Hurricane Irma

Checking in with an Island woman, living in Florida. Hear how she's preparing to deal with Hurricane Irma.

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College Helps Students Deal with Irma

Holland College's Mike O'Grady, explains how support is being offered to help those affected by Hurricane Irma.

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Kidney Twins

Annie MacDonald and Kim Moncion sharing their story of receiving kidney transplants just a few weeks ago. We also hear from nephrologist Dr. Derek Chaudhary and Heather McGrath from the Kidney Foundation.

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Lennon House Recovery Centre

Dianne Young, an Island mother working to establish a new recovery house in honour of her son.

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Poet Laureate

Canada's parliamentary poet laureate George Elliott Clarke drops by to share his views on the importance of poetry in modern times.

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Cruise Ship Conundrum

Conversation with minister Heath MacDonald to get the latest on how Right Whales are impacting the Island's cruise ship industry.

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The Cannabis Question

Brenton Garnhum from Grow Daddy, the CFIB's Erin McGrath-Gaudet and Edwin Jewell from Canada's Island Garden discuss the cannabis question.

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PEI Marijuana Strategy

Premier Wade MacLauchlan is asking for public input on a strategy for the sale of marijuana on PEI. The province wants to know what you think about how the new legal marijuana laws should work.

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Twins vs Cyber Bullies

Twin sisters Ava and Lily Rashed along with Digital Safety Specialist Parry Aftab, hope their new project will help to combat cyber bullying.

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Cancelled Aliant Service

Louis and Joanne Myers cancelled their Bell Aliant phone service , after their phone repeatedly called 911.

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Women's Network focused on access to childcare

Jillian Kilfoil drops by to explain a three year project that is focused on access to childcare.

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New Minister of DVA

The president of the Union of Veterans Affairs Employees reacts to the announcement of the new DVA Minister Seamus O'Regan. Seamus is live in studio to answer questions on his new appointment.

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Advisory Council Wants to Be Heard

Kerry Campbell drops by to talk about why the PEI Home and School Federation is asking the province to take another look at the mandate for the district advisory councils.

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Native Council Split

Lisa Cooper and Lalana Paul with concerns about splitting the federal Indigenous and Northern Affairs Department into two separate departments.

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Island Helpline Growing

Kerry Campbell talks with Pat Doyle, suicide prevention coordinator with CMHA and MLA Bush Dumville about the increase in the use of the Island Helpline.

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New Plane for PEI Flight School

Back in the pilot's seatL: PEI's only flight school is back in operation after its only plane was totalled during an emergency landing on Mother's Day. We talked to the pilot who landed that plane about what it means to flying again.

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Hockeyville Ticket Lottery

We caugt up with Bill McKendrick who is on the O'Leary Hockeyville committee to find out how the Hockeyville game tickets will be distributed.

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Island Sculptor Wins 1st Place at Canadian National Exhibition

A group of sand sculptors took on the challenge of representing Canada last week at the Canadian National Exhibition, and PEI artist Abe Waterman won top prize with his tribute to the late Stuart McLean.

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Charlottetown Demolition Bylaw Review

We heard from a Charlottetown resident who's questioning the city's bylaws around demolition permits.

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Food Bank Volunteers Moving On

We caught up with Marlene Power, who, after 17 years, is leaving the Southern Kings and Queens Food Bank along with her husband Lawrence.

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Traditional Language Camp on Lennox Island

On Lennox Island the cultural centre is offering a free camp to teach people about their language and culture.

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Generation XX Celebrates 20 Years

For the past two decades, Generation XX has offered a space for kids in Summerside to meet up, hang out and learn new skills, and now it's celebrating 20 years in the city. We heard how it's changed and how it's stayed the same.

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French for the Future

A group of high school students have gathered this week in Charlottetown to share experiences and learn more about french language education. We met participants in French for the Future.

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Island Woman in the Running For "Heroes of the Horses" Award

An island woman is a finalist for an award from Horse Canada Magazine, which recognizes people who care for and improve the lives of horses. We heard about Yogi Fell, and the work she does at Handibear Hills Horse Sanctuary.

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Prestigious Scholarship for Bluefield Grad

Wespoke with a recent Bluefield grad who's getting a full ride to UNB this fall.

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Island Opera Singers in Italy

We caught up with two Island opera singers who just got back from a music festival in Italy. Parker Clements and Hannah O'Donnell will tell us what they learned and what they hope it means for their future careers.

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Andy Walker on the PC Leadership Race

There are two people officially in the race to be the leader of the PEI PC party. We heard from Andy Walker, from the leadership organizing committee, about what's coming up for the candidates.

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Art in the Impound

Hear how police nearly towed away an art piece that was a part of Art In The Open.

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Hells Angels Lottery Bust

Sargeant Len Isnor from OPP's Biker Enforcement Unit, explains how nine Island men, alleged to have have links to the Hells Angels, were arrested and charged under organized crime legislation on PEI.

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Island Farmer Wins Award

Conversation with David Francis who is being recognised on a national level, for his commitment to sustainability. David talks about his big win this week, receiving the Canadian Cattlemen's Association's environmental stewardship award.

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Mother and Daughter Medalists

In the history of Team PEI,there have been two medals in swimming. Just recently 15 year-old Alexa McQuaid won silver and her Mom Katherine won silver in 1985.

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Creep Catchers Catch PEI Man

A check in with the Cape Breton Police, after a tip from a "creep catchers" group recently led to the arrest of a Charlottetown man. We'll hear what that force thinks of this kind of group.

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Expensive PEI Hotels

If you're planning to stay at a hotel this summer, you are going to have to dig deep. We'll hear how much you could have to pay...and why.

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Should GMO Foods be Labelled

Island Morning's Stephanie Kelly took to the streets of Charlottetown to hear what some people think about the idea of labelling GMOs in Grocery stores.

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Mental Health Petition

A woman from St. John's, Newfoundland is hoping her online petition will make mental health part of the curriculum in all Canadian provinces. The petition has more than 28 thousand signatures.

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Health Petition reaction

PEI's Education Minister Doug Currie drops by Island Morning to explain new student well being supports coming to some Island schools this fall.

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School Supplies Too Expensive

Jerica Devos as well as the Parker Grimmer from the Public Schools Branch addressing the challenges of buying school supplies for students. Some schools charge a fee and buy the school supplies for students, other schools don't.

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How Many Wade Update

`How Many Wade` campaign spokesperson says there's still lots of work to be done to find out what the next steps are in the discussion about mental health services on PEI.

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Ship Wreck or Wharf

Ellen MacLeod turns to social media, hoping to get some answers. She thinks she has found a piece of history washed up on the beach.

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Naloxone Action Plan

Chief Public Health Officer with an update where things stand with the province's opioid action plan.

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Saving Stordy's Pond

A group in Crapaud has saved one of the Island's historic mill ponds. Stordy's pond was in danger because of erosion.

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Foxes begging for food in national park

Officials at P.E.I. National Park are worried about people feeding foxes in park, and have been fining some people who throw food to the animals.

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Georgetown Amalgamation Concerns

Residents of Georgetown think they are being shut out of ongoing amalgamation talks in the area.

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Timbersport Champ

Kelly Bowness says she is excited to be the STIHL Timbersports pro-women Canadian champion.

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Why are older Islanders skip insulin?

A researcher at UPEI is trying to find out why some diabetes patients put off taking insulin, or don't take it at all. Terri Kean says usage is low among older Islanders.

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Green crabs may be ruining rare moss

UPEI PhD candidate Paula Tummon Flynn is researching if green crabs are destroying a rare strain if Irish moss in the waters off Basin Head.

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Dr. Herb Dickieson

Chat with Dr. Dickieson about his career in medicine and politics after nearly 30 years working as a doctor on PEI, Dr.

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Bad Year for Raspberry

Summerside raspberry grower Matt Compton explains why this summer has been less than ideal, for the island's raspberry crop.

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Moto 150

Montreal-based photographer Jimmy Ung is travelling throughout Canada by motorcycle, photographing and interviewing people he meets along the way. He's in PEI this week, and he stoped by our studio.

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Petition Against The Mount

We hear from Business owner Paul Jenkins and resident Cathy Ayers Horne as they state their case for and against a development proposal for seniors housing in Sherwood.

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A is for Angst

We walk through a roller coaster of emotions.. from A to Z... with artist Jenni Zelin... set to open her first solo exhibit at the Guild.

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Jesus on Corner Shelf

An antique dealer in Alberton says he instantly recognised the image of Christ in a knot of wood on his corner shelf.

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Train Station Brewery

Alex Clark has this story about his vision for a new brewery to be located at the historic train station and former library on Water Street in Summerside. -- and why he chose the old train station.

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Libby Osgood, NASA Nun

From working with NASA to being a nun. We'll here the story of 34-year-old engineer, Libby Osgood. And how she's helping bridge the gap between religion and science.

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An Ontario couple recently made PEI the destination for what they called an "eco-wedding. We'll hear about their effforts to save the environment...and some money too.

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Family Violence Videos, Danya O'Malley

PEI Family Violence Prevention Services is creating informational videos in Arabic, Persian, Mandarin, Spanish, and French -- geared towards people who's first language isn't English.

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Mark Arendz, T-Shirt Campaign

Mark Arendz is representing Canada at the Paralympics in Korea. He's part of a new t-shirt campaign to raise funds We'll hear about the fundraiser, and why Mark's about to fly halfway around the world to find some snow.

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Cameron O'Hanley at Canada Games

An update on an Island athlete who had his sights set on Canada's Para Soccer team. Four few years ago, he suffered a brain injury after being in a car accident.

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Dutch Memorial

Pieter Valkenburg spent months researching the soldiers who are listed on the Borden Carleton cenotaph. He is working with an organisation in the Netherlands to honour the story of one soldier who he believes saved a dutch village as he died.

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Finance Minister Tours PEI

Federal finance minister, Bill Morneau drops by to chat about everything from tax changes to interest rates. It's part of his tour around the Atlantic provinces.

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Rockabye Hamlet Hits Indian River

Cliff Jones creator of Kronborg 1582 is happy to share his history with the production. There will be a concert performance of the production at St. Mary's Church in Indian River.

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On the Heritage Minute trail

Rebecca Bartlett and Jim Ellwood tell Matt how they are visiting all 87 sites featured in the Heritage Minute television series.

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Seeing the Dunkirk soldiers return home

The movie Dunkirk tells the story of thousands of allied soldiers saved on the beaches of Northern France during the second world war. Paul Jones watched them return home when he was 10 in Bromley, England.

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Logan and Lisa

Logan Maddix shares this tale of true love as he talks about Lisa Rogerson. He will be honouring her memory this Friday during Chautauqua in Summerside.

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Dangerous Riptide

Beth Johnston and Eric David share their stories of surviving the dangerous PEI riptide.

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Wigwam Connects

Todd Labrador has been working with locals this week to build a traditional wigwam at the Port La-Joye-Fort Amherst historic site, using local materials and traditional techniques.

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Pocket Talkers

Daria Valkenburg about The Hard of Hearing Association's new Pocket Talker assistive communication device.

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Hockey Helps Boy with Diabetes

We hear about an NHL player's visit to Lennox Island, and a young Island hockey player who shares his diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes.

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Checking in with Education and Skills Special Advisor Andreas Schleicher. He explains why PISA testing scores on PEI are consistently low.

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First Time Crossing Bridge

101 year old Chester Banks celebrated his birthday by crossing the confederation bridge for the first time. The birthday treat came together thanks to Cindy-Lou Adams, a volunteer at the community care home.

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Sun Damage Pictures

Emma McDermott has a new UV photo booth,to show people the effects of sun damage on their face. Her hope is to promote sun safety.

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Climate Change Committment

The head of PEI's Climate Change Secretariat says we're already lean on our emissions, and so it's a lot tougher for PEI to reach the Paris agreement goals than other provinces.

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Cedar's Spread to Sobeys

Original Maroun's garlic spread owner and creator Ryan Abdallah, explains how his garlic spread made it to the store shelves of the Sobeys chain.

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Remembering Elizabeth Sovis

We hear from Edmund Aunger about what he's been doing for the past five years since he lost his wife while they were cycling on PEI in 2012. A memorial service is being held later today in Hunter River...

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The Story Line - Call One

Our friend Dave Atkinson opens the PEI phone book, picks out a name, and then will bring us the story of the person who answered. The first call is a gem. Dave finds a rescue hero living in Alberton.

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Wheelchair Accessible Beach

Chelton Beach resident Daviel Savoie explains how going to the beach might now be easier for people with mobility issues. New additions at the PEI National Park are helping with some accessibility issues.

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Wildfire Volunteer

A conversation with an Islander living in the heat of the wildfire scare in BC. Rachel Cook has this birds-eye view, from her home town of Prince George.

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How Many Wade

Sarah Stewart-Clark has this update on the social media 'How Many Wade' campaign. The Facebook group has been gathering stories of Island families who are falling through the cracks of the PEI mental health system.

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Government Responds To Deadline

Rob Henderson says government is working hard to improve the mental health system. He isn't sure it's realistic that government will be able to resolve the items highlighted by the How Many Wade campaign.

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Rezoned Family Denied

Owen Pitre is upset after his request to transfer their younger daughter was denied by the public schools branch.

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Beach Water Testing

Chat with the author of a report from the Not for profit group, Swim Drink Fish Canada. She says PEI should regularly test water.

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The Big Swim

A chat with the only Islander taking part in the annual Big Swim. Ryan Bradley talks about the rigorous training involved in preparing for this fundraiser for Brigadoon Village.

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Diversity in the Theatre

Conversation with the first black actor to play a Father of Confederation with the Confederation Players.

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Harry Holman Historic Sites

Historian Harry Holman is the newest PEI member of the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada. We talked to him about the changing nature of recognizing historic people, places and events, and his thoughts on the recent decision when it comes to the

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Lawn Summer Nights

Thursday nights are going to be busy at the lawn bowling greens in Sherwood this month. That's because a new fundraiser for Cystic Fibrosis Canada on PEI is taking place. We found out more about Lawn Summer Nights.

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"Beyond The Beach" Eco-Tourism

The Souris and Area Branch of the PEI Wildlife Federation is hoping to give visitors a taste, literally, of what Basin Head has to offer. We found out more about their experiential tourism product called "Beyond the Beach".

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Amusement Ride Inspector

The thrill of going on the rides at the fair or amusement park is the best part of summer for many people. Inspector Shaun MacArthur is tasked with making sure all those rides are safe and sound, and he takes his job very seriously.

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Breakfast Seminars

Former MP David MacDonald will be hosting a weekly seminar about earth and humanity. The sessions are being put on by the UPEI Climate Lab. David MacDonald came by to tell us all about them.

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Montgomery Honeymoon Trail

Following in her footsteps. A woman from Scotland has visited all the spots were Lucy Maud Montgomery and her husband went on their honeymoon. We heard from Dianna Hemphill about her love of Lucy Maud Montgomery.

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Tignish Man Walks Across Canada

Here is the story of Henry "Hank" Gallant of PEI. In 1967 he wanted to mark Canada's centennial in a special way by walking across the country. Coast to coast.

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Timbersports athletes on P.E.I.

Canadian Timbersport champion, a climbing world record holder, and looking for even more glory this weekend in Charlottetown. Stirling Hart drops by and tell us more about the lumberjack championships.

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Panhandler's Response

Panhandling from the perspective of someone who panhandles. A response to complaint about the number of people asking for money on Charlottetown street corners.

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One Dollar = One Church

Checking in with a real estate agent who wants to sell the West River United Church for a buck! He says its a great deal for the right buyer.

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Annoyed By Panhandler

Honor Nevin was unimpressed after a recent encounter with a panhandler. She has no problem expressing her frustration with the city and it's policies on panhandlers. We also head to the streets to find out how others feel.

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Mosquito Repelling Plants

UPEI Biology professor Christian Lacroix drops by with a list of some of the flowers and plants that help to keep those biting bugs at bay.

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Southeast Environmental Association

The Southeast Environmental Association shows interest in renewing the Harvey Moore Wildlife Sanctuary.

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Cancer Survivor Wants Changes

A breast cancer survivor thinks some Island women who have dense breasts, don't know it, and therefore at greater risk. She wants changes to how women with dense breasts are screened for cancer.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:11:26]

Monopoly Man

Monopoly collector is rolling the dice on selling off his collection. He tells us how he came to have nearly 50 copies of the game.

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