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Island Morning with Mitch and Matt

CBC Radio's Island Morning is a news and current affairs information source for Prince Edward Island. Hosts Matt Rainnie and Mitch Cormier talk about the issues that matter to the people of P.E.I.

  • 30:38
    A couple of medical wins this week including how two Island women received kidneys from the same donor, and a man running a marathon just a year after a bone marrow transplant. We round out this edition by meeting a six year old drummer.
    Aug 17, 2018
  • 06:41
    Gary Robbins is to go all the way to court to keep his home outside of he newly proposed Three Rivers community. The Rural Coalition of P.E.I. registered as a not for profit organization in the middle of July with the goal of giving rural Islanders a voice.
    Aug 16, 2018
  • 07:39
    Singer and actor Alicia Toner has had an exciting year ...now she is about to play the part of Judas at the Charlottetown Festival. We'll talk about the challenges and how she's been preparing to take on this role.
    Aug 15, 2018
  • 09:06
    Since being diagnosed with Parkinson's in her mid-30s, Natasha McCarthy has been diving into many new challenges. She'll tell us about her recent skydiving adventure and her hope to receive potentially life-changing surgery in the new year.
    Aug 14, 2018
  • 07:21
    Edgar MacLeod speaks with Laura Chapin about fallen officer Sara Burns, who was one of the officers killed in Fredericton on Friday. Edgar MacLeod was the executive director of the Atlantic Police Academy when Sara was attending.
    Aug 13, 2018
  • 08:37
    One of the facets of PEI's Recruit, Retain, Repatriate program is convincing international students to stay after they graduate. We'll hear from a person hired to help them find work, and an international grad who says finding 'meaningful work' is the biggest challenge.
    Aug 13, 2018
  • 07:37
    Dave Atkinson drops in with another story straight from the new PEI phone book. This time, a story about a Summerside man who has had no less than seven careers, which run the gamut from office clerk to firefighter.
    Aug 9, 2018
  • 07:59
    Alex Gallant left PEI close to a year ago, but a workplace injury had life-changing consequences for him. The injury forced him to have his leg amputated. Islanders have jumped in to lend support... we'll hear more from Alex.
    Aug 9, 2018
  • 05:41
    Freelancer Julia Cook introduces driver and entrepreneur Dean Martin an in the latest instalment of the "slash workers" series A new series on Island Morning about people on PEI who are working a diverse (and contrasting) range of jobs.
    Aug 8, 2018
  • 08:19
    UPEI's Jerry Wang reacts after a decision, by the Saudi government, to force UPEI's Saudi Arabian students home.
    Aug 8, 2018
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