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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.

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Inside the huge consumer backlash against Star Wars Battlefront II

Its release last week was overshadowed by controversy and spawned the most down-voted Reddit post of all time.

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'Basam is a hero'

Afghan police say officer saved many lives by bear-hugging suicide bomber.

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Starring in Coco

Hear the incredible story of how Anthony Gonzalez scored this big role.

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What are smartphones doing to young people?

Too much screen-time has been linked to sleep disruption, loneliness, anxiety, depression and even an increased risk of suicide.

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Irish Stone Not Irish Stone

Stones that were used to repair a monument honouring P.E.I.'s Irish settlers came from Quebec, not Ireland. We'll hear from the City of Charlottetown and a member of the Celtic Heritage Association about the repairs.

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Curling Club Challenged

Charlottetown Curling Club facing some challenges, trying to boost membership and remain open.

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Bob Doiron vs Worker's Comp

Liberal by-election candidate Bob Doiron, about why he's involved in a legal battle with the PEI Worker's Compensation Board.

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Not So Healthy Nutrition flyers

An outdated a recipe booklet the department of Health and Wellness says is outdated and not meant for children.

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Gifts For Kids Who Lost a Parent

Sarah Stewart-Clark from Island Mothers helping Mothers about the Gofundme campaign, called You Are Not Alone.

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Cards to Brighten the Spirit

A patient at Prince County Hospital wanted to brighten up his hospital room so he asked the public for help.

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Youth on Electoral Reform

Four people who want to represent Charlottetown-Parkdale had a chance to answer a number of questions on the the issue of electoral reform.

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Celebrating Accessibility at UPEI

Kristen Cameron and Treena Smith on the recently-completed improvements for accessibility on campus.

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District 11 Debate Issues (Part 1)

Part 1 . Vying to become the new MLA for District 11 the candidates join us for a roundtable discussion on everything from health to education. Bob Doiron, Melissa Hilton, Mike Redmond and Hannah Bell will be our

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District 11 Debate Issues (Part 2)

Part 2 . Vying to become the new MLA for District 11 the candidates join us for a roundtable discussion on everything from health to education. Bob Doiron, Melissa Hilton, Mike Redmond and Hannah Bell will be our

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Plan B Anniversary

Chris Ortenburger and Cindy Richards mark the fifth year anniversary of the Plan B highway protests.

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A Fund to Honour Fallen Soldier

Sally Goddard is proud to explain how the new Nichola Goddard Fund will help support women in the military.

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Attacking Superbugs

The PEI campaign to try to reduce overuse and over-prescribing of antibiotics continues. Dr. Greg German is a Medical Microbiologist & Infectious Disease Consultant on PEI

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Holland College Wins Bronze

Jon Vos, Ibrah Sanoh and James Mallard drop by to chat about a successful "Bronze" weekend for the Holland Hurricanes at the Canadian championship.

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Poli Panel (By Election/Amalgamation)

Another look into PEI's political file with the Poli- Panel. Publisher Paul McNeill consultant Dennis King and lawyer Mary Lynn Kane debate the political landscape of PEI. Today's hot topics include a By-Election and East Prince amalgamation.

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Retracing Steps at Passchendaele

Philip Davis drops by to talk about a commemorative ceremony for Canadian soldiers who fought at the battle of Passchendaele.

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World War Kid

Meet 11 year old Riley Clarke, a passionate World War II collector.He hopes the soldiers who once used these items would be proud to have them preserved and protected.

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Romeo Dallaire-Child Soldiers

Lieutenant-General Romeo Dallaire about his latest work helping others with PTSD, as well as ending the use of child soldiers around the world. He's here on the Island for the PEI Friends of True Patriot Love 2017 tribute dinner.

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District 11 Candidates Pound the Pavement

Laura Meader caught up with the candidates in the upcoming by-election. We'll hear from the four people running to represent District 11 Charlottetown-Parkdale. We'll get an idea of their plans for the campaign.

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Charlottetown Awards Veterans

Charlottetown handed out more than two dozen Veterans Recognition Awards. Captain Navy Alex Grant was one of the recipients.

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Gleaning after the harvest

They volunteer to harvest the leftovers from farmer's fields and help others. We go gleaning with the PEI Food Exchange.

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New French immersion teachers finding work quickly

Program coordinator Zane Esseghaier and new grad Shannon Murray talk about being part of the French immersion BED program at UPEI.

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Free Mandarin class draws diverse students

More than a dozen Islanders are getting the chance to learn Mandarin for free. We drop by the classroom and find out who is taking the class and why.

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Town Goes Smoke Free

Frank Morrison and Jody Jackson joined us to talk about the possibility of Stratford becoming the province's first smoke free community.

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Developer Upset with City Council

City council is making a big deal over small apartments. Developer Tim Banks says he's not asking for anything any other developer has received from the planning department. We'll have reaction from a public meeting about the proposed development.

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How NB Sells Pot

Brian Harriman explains how New Brunswick will enter the legal-cannabis retail market, by having NB Liquor set up a network stand-alone stores.

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Plebiscite Anniversary

It's been a year and Marie Burge still hasn't given up the fight for Proportional Representation. She drops by to talk about the past year and what's planned for the next.

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New UPEI Sports Hall of Famers

George Morrison, Alanna Taylor drop by to talk about joining the UPEI Sports Hall of Fame.

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Acromegaly Day

Anne White is raising awareness on the rare disorder called Acromegaly.

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Tight Rental Market

Taya Gaudet and Dan Sampson discuss the tight rental market for apartments in Charlottetown.

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New Education Minister

PEI's new minister of Education, Early Learning and Culture, Jordan Brown, drops by to talk about his first week and overall view of education system.

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Gallant sees success in Vegas

Gerard Gallant expects there will tough times for his new hockey team, but for now he's pleased with the play of the Vegas Golden Knights.

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Political Panel Oct. 27

Dennis, Paul and Mary Lynn talk about the new PC leader, the departure of Liberal MLA Doug Currie and his education minister replacement Jordan Brown.

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The Fabulously Rich Tribute to the Hip

A group of PEI musicians continue to wow fans as a tribute to the Tragically Hip, while raising funds for the Downie-Wenjak Fund.

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Kensington Still Waiting for Refugees

Kensington organizer Patricia Bennett says her group is hoping to welcome a family of refugees to the area in the next 7 or 8 months.

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Must Move Oil Tank

Councillors in Kensington are preparing to ask the local high school to move an oil tank because of safety concerns.

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Cadets Race to 150

We hear what Faith Clarke of Victoria, Newfoundland and Jonathan Ford of PEI will hope to gain from the experience of a race across PEI.

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Carbon Neutral Hopes

Catherine Potvin hopes PEI could become a carbon neutral province. She says reducing green house gas emissions and focusing on renewable energy would be worth it.

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Y Day 2017

Two of the organizers of the second annual Y-Day are live in studio to tell us how they hope the event will bring a voice to Island Youth and give them a reason to live and work on PEI.

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Aids PEI rebranding

Cybelle Rieber says AIDS PEI will be taking on a new identity and announcing enhanced services. We'll hear about some of those new initiatives.

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Colorado's Pot Experience

Colorado's Chief Medical Officer Dr. Larry Wolk about what's been happening in Colorado, and his thoughts on what Canada can learn his state's experience on legalised recreational marijuana.

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PC Party's New Leader

Newly elected PC leader James Aylward drops by studio to talk about his plans and the future of the party.

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How to Avoid Student Stress

Dr. Daniel Chorney will share more of his thoughts on childhood anxiety and what teachers and parents can do to to help.

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Former Premier Chimes In

Pat Binns drops by with some of his thoughts on the Conservative leadership race.

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Health Privacy Breach

Department of Health lawyer Nichola Hewitt. We learn of an investigation underway into a breach of privacy of more than 300 patient files at the QEH.

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Too Many Kids at Spring Park

Leslie Cudmore says the Home and School Association at Spring Park Elementary is disappointed with enrolment numbers this year. Parker Grimmer director of the Public Schools Branch, defends. He says capacity only at 94%

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Crafting New Addiction Treatment

We'll tell you about a family-focused approach to addictions called "CRAFT," and hear how it's been a success on PEI.

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Green Diamond Rebuild

A chat with Jeff Wood to get an update on Green Diamond Equipment and hear what's planned for the new building.

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Me Too Panel

Michelle Jay, Maria Campbell and Jillian Kilfoil drop by the studio to talk about the "Me Too" social media campaign. The campaign deals with victims of sexual assault or harassment.

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Action Plan to End Campus Sexual Violence

Taya Nabuurs from UPEI in studio to talk about the Cross-Campus Sexual Violence and Prevention and Response Task Force.

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Human Rights Group Wants Education Officer

Executive director Brenda Picard talks about why the Human Rights Commission is asking government to fund a full time education officer for P.E.I.

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Mental Health Clinic Extends hours

We'll hear from a mental health advocate who's happy to see extended hours at PEI's mental health walk-in clinics.

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Caterpillar Eats Soybeans

Agronomist Alicia Newman and soybean producer Kyle Jewell talk about dealing with the damage caused by the thistle caterpillar

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Milestone Marathon

Diane Pye talks prepares to cross the marathon finish line for her milestone '100th' time in twelve years.

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SHAD program comes to UPEI

Kaaren May of UPEI's school of engineering explains how the university has been chosen to be part of the SHAD program.

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Nepal Singer

It's been a long journey from a Bhutanese refugee camp to a music studio in Charlottetown. We'll introduce you to a Nepalese singer who's getting set to release his first CD.

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Marijuana Meet

Voices from a public meeting to hear what people think of legal marijuana.

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Making of Modern Egypt Film

Documentary film maker Michal Goldman drops by to talk about her work as a film maker. She is presenting the film 'Nasser's Repulic, the Making of Modren Egypt' at UPEI.

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Swimming beyond the season

Lobie Daughton does not stop swimming when the beach is empty. He swims until the river in front of his P.E.I. home freezes in.

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Robert Benoit's final food drive

He was doing just one food drive, eight years later Montague's Robert Benoit says this will be his last.

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More Money for Mental Health

Ed Mantler, Vice President of Programs and Priorities with the Mental Health Commission, says he would like to see an increase in the mental health budget.

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Student Stranded

This is a story of a man whose dream of attending UPEI have been delayed because of Hurricane Irma.

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New Program Helps Veterans Transition into Jobs in Public Service

We heard about a new program to help Canadian veterans find federal government jobs.

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Stinky Minke

A retired priest in western P.E.I. says a dead minke whale near his home stinks to high heaven, and he's hoping the province can do something about it.

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PC Leadership Race Nears Conclusion

The PC Party of PEI will have a new leader by October 20th. The two leadership candidates were in Brudenell last night to speak in the last leadership forum before voting starts this Saturday.

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NAFTA Trade Negotiator

As Canada, the U-S and Mexico head into the fourth round of NAFTA negotiations next week in Washington, we got an inside look at those talks from PEI's trade representative.

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Wade MacLauchlan on Premiers' & Territorial Leaders' Meeting

The country's premiers and territorial leaders met in Ottawa yesterday to talk trade, taxes, and pot. PEI premier, Wade MacLauchlan was there. He was our guest live in the studio.

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Chief of Mental Health & Addictions on Psychiatrist Shortage

Yesterday, PEI's top mental health officials appeared before the standing committee on health. Dr. Heather Keizer stopped by to update us on where things stand with psychiatric services on PEI.

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Senators Wanted

PEI Senator Percy Downe reaches out on the issue of recruitment.He says while Senators do come from diverse backgrounds, he'd like to see farmers, fishers and veterans considered for future appointments.

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New Coordinators of the Southern Kings and Queens Food Bank.

Frank and Vivian Dourte will tell us what plans they have for the future operation of Southern Kings and Queens Food Bank.

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In Need of Cheering Up

An Island man reaches out for a snail mail cheer up as he recovers in the Prince County Hospital.

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Silver Donald Cameron

Silver Donald Cameron drops by to talk about his Maritime tour of the film Green Rights: The Human Right to a Healthy World.

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PEI Gets Top Marks for Getting Information

PEI received top marks in the latest review of access to information in the country,the province was also singled out for criticism.

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Commander Steers Leadership Seminar

Commander Michele Tessier is on PEI for a special seminar on women in leadership.

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Fighting MRSA

Dr. Greg German talks about the new steps P.E.I. will be taking to stop MRSA from spreading in Island hospitals.

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Island produce reaches hurricane survivors

Eliza McCall of the Second Harvest distribution centre in South Georgia talk about receiving a truck load of produce from P.E.I.

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Literacy Alliance Saved

Amanda Beazley drops by to explain how the PEI Literacy Alliance has been saved by new core funding from the province.

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Scared for Puerto Rico Home

We'll hear from an Island man who's trying to help his family that's caught up in the middle of the chaos in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria.

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New Dual Immersion School On PEI

CEO of the HOPE foundation explains how the new private dual immersion school will work and how it is connected to the spiritual leader of PEI's monks and nuns.

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Hockeyville: Summerside's Face of Hockey

Mitch Cormier is live in Summerside for the Hockeyville celebrations. This conversation with the ever popular hockey enthusiast Doug Maclean.

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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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