Brittany Spencer

Reporter

Brittany Spencer is a multi-platform journalist with CBC P.E.I. Email: brittany.spencer@cbc.ca

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Businesses adapting to new rules after mask mandate lifts

As P.E.I.'s mask mandate lifts, businesses and organizations across the Island are adapting to the new rules — some excited to see masking requirements removed and others planning to keep them in place for a little while longer. 

P.E.I. could hold 1st school board elections in 14 years this fall

Islanders could be casting votes for new Public Schools Branch school board trustees this fall — if government legislation to reinstate elected school boards passes before the session ends this spring. 

No inflation relief payments for Islanders until July: finance minister

P.E.I.'s finance minister says inflation relief payments promised to help low-income Islanders manage the rising cost of living won't be delivered for months. 

P.E.I. dental association says national dental plan must align with provincial program

The Dental Association of Prince Edward Island says the federal budget promise to create a national dental program is good news for Islanders but hopes it won't replace the provincial program currently in place.

Seed potato exports won't resume until at least 2023, says P.E.I. agriculture minister

P.E.I.'s agriculture minister confirms there will be no exports of Island seed potatoes until at least 2023, and says he's working with the federal government to provide more supports to seed potato producers. 

Renters waiting too long for government to protect them, says Green MLA

A Green MLA says it's unlikely the new Residential Tenancy Act will be tabled during this sitting of the P.E.I. Legislature, and wants to know what government plans to do to help people who need housing protection now.

Province to renew ambulance contract for 1 year, Greens say it should be renegotiated

The Official Opposition is calling on the province to renegotiate its contract for ambulance services across the Island as P.E.I.'s health minister confirms that contract will be renewed for one year. 

Gas prices bring spike in demand for electric vehicles on P.E.I.

As the price of fuel reached record-breaking levels this week, Island car dealerships say they're seeing a surge in the number of people looking to buy electric vehicles.

Greens say province not doing enough on COVID-related absences among school staff

A Green MLA wants to know what the P.E.I. government is doing to address absences among Island educators because of COVID-19.

P.E.I. snow removal companies say so far this year, business is booming

Snow removal contractors on P.E.I. say this winter business has been booming.

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