CBC Prince Edward Island


Richard Raiswell - Order of PEI

RichardRaiswellPoliticalColumnist2013.jpgMainstreet's Political Columnist Richard Raiswell has some words of advice when it comes to handing out awards on Prince Edward Island. Some people are upset when P.E.I. Premier Robert Ghiz promised the Order of P.E.I. to two-time Olympic gold medallist Heather Moyse without going through the proper process. It certainly ruffled a few feathers, including our Political Columnist Richard Raiswell.

Richard teaches in the history faculty of UPEI. He does not work for any political party but he does hold a Green Party membership.

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Grady Poe - ECMW Industry Builder Award

GradyPoe1.jpgIsland music manager Grady Poe was honoured with an industry builder award at an East Coast Music Week luncheon on Saturday.

Poe has lived on Prince Edward Island since 1990 and has worked with music festivals across Canada, United States and Europe. He was recognized as the Industry Builder at this weekend's ECMA's and he spoke with Karen Mair about the beginnings of Barachois, The Chucky Danger Band and Music PEI.

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26th Annual Cox and Palmer Literary Awards

LiteraryAwards2013.jpgThe 26th annual Cox and Palmer Literary Awards take place at the Guild in Charlottetown. For over 26 years the awards have expanded as more Islanders share their writing. Joining us in the studio is Angie MacLaren and George Curtis, both award winners this year, and Lori Mayne, co-ordinator of this year's awards.

The 26th annual cox and palmer literary awards take place at The Guild at 2:00 PM for student writers and an adult awards gala at 7:00 PM.

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