Sally Pitt

Producer

Sally Pitt is a producer with CBC and has worked as a journalist for more than 30 years in online, TV, radio and print. She specializes in justice issues and also works with the CBC Atlantic Investigative Unit. You can reach her at sally.pitt@cbc.ca.

Latest from Sally Pitt

Increase in P.E.I. fentanyl-related opioid overdoses and deaths a 'concern'

P.E.I.'s chief public health officer says the rise in accidental fentanyl-related opioid deaths and overdoses is a "concern."
CBC Investigates

Hillsborough Bridge redesign won't include suicide prevention barriers

Major work on the Hillsborough Bridge won't include suicide prevention barriers, despite barriers being one of the key recommendations in the province's suicide prevention strategy in 2018.

Cold weather delays progress on Hillsborough Bridge walking/biking lane

Construction of the biking and walking lane across the Hillsborough Bridge is now expected to continue until mid to late March. Work is not progressing as quickly as the province had hoped due to the cold weather.

Longer jail sentence thrown out after court rules convicted man wasn't told about appeal

P.E.I.'s Court of Appeal has overturned a sentence handed to a man convicted of robbery. The sentence was lengthened in court, but the man wasn't told about the appeal.

High hopes for P.E.I.-bred horse on heels of a perfect racing season

P.E.I.-bred and Nova Scotia-trained Woodmere Stealdeal has started training again after finishing a perfect season as a two-year-old, setting numerous track records along the way.

Psychiatric urgent care clinic in Charlottetown won't be reopening

The psychiatric urgent care clinic at Hillsborough Hospital won't reopen, but health officials say the same services will be offered at the emergency department of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

Opposition pushes P.E.I. government to build more public housing

Opposition MLAs on a legislative housing committee are pushing the government to build more public housing, instead of focusing on rental vouchers to private landlords.

West Prince residents want high-voltage power lines moved

More than 50 residents of Forestview, P.E.I., in West Prince, have signed a petition calling on the provincial government to move a stretch of high-voltage power lines near their homes.

'Business as usual' for P.E.I. as province marks Day 1 of mandatory masks

Day 1 of mandatory mask use in indoor public spaces appears to have gone smoothly. Islanders are now required to wear a mask when they're in stores, restaurants, and other public places.
CBC Investigates

Work on parts of P.E.I. mental health, addictions campus begins soon, but main hospital to be later, smaller

P.E.I.'s health minister says work will start in about two weeks on the first two buildings of a new mental health and addictions campus, but work on a new Hillsborough Hospital is still about three years away.

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