Brittany Spencer


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P.E.I. needs to do more to support survivors of sexual assault, says justice minister

P.E.I.'s minister of justice and public safety says the province needs to do better supporting survivors of sexual assault and addressing the growing number of unfounded cases of sexual assault across the province.

How is government reducing wait times for cataract surgery on P.E.I., Green MLA asks

A Green MLA is asking what government is doing to decrease wait times for cataract surgeries on P.E.I.

Liberal MLA wants details of government's plan to support tourism industry

A Liberal MLA wants more details about what the government plans to do to support the Island's tourism industry during the upcoming season. 

P.E.I. schools to see new gender diversity guidelines

The P.E.I. Public Schools Branch is developing a new, up-to-date set of gender diversity guidelines for Island schools, following in the path of other provinces across the country that have already put similar guidelines in place. 

People with underlying health issues wonder when they will get COVID-19 vaccines

As the number of people being vaccinated against COVID-19 on P.E.I. continues to climb, some people living with underlying health conditions say they have no idea when they will be able to access a vaccine.

Island schools still COVID-free, but teachers report heavier workloads, stress related to pandemic

There have been no cases of COVID-19 in P.E.I. schools so far. But despite that, some Island teachers say they're still facing anxiety and overwhelming workloads related to the pandemic. Earlier this month, CBC Investigates sent a questionnaire to Island educators to get their views on how the school year is going so far.

Liberals press government for details of COVID-19 vaccine rollout on P.E.I.

The P.E.I. Liberals want more answers about when a COVID-19 vaccine could make it to the Island, and how a program to distribute it will work once it does.

City of Summerside launches new online database to help businesses set up shop

The city of Summerside has launched a new online tool to help investors, entrepreneurs and business owners interested in starting or expanding a business in the city.

Opposition parties call for more answers about Unit 9, psychiatric care clinic closures

Concerns about sufficient access to mental health and addiction services dominated the first session of the fall sitting of the P.E.I. Legislature on Thursday.

Basin Head's unique Irish moss seeing growth thanks to restoration efforts

A group of researchers and conservationists in eastern P.E.I. is working restore Basin Head's unique Irish moss by planting as much as they can before the ice sets in for winter.