Isabelle Gallant

Isabelle Gallant is a radio producer and web writer who has worked for CBC in Edmonton and Toronto. She grew up in Halifax and Charlottetown and is happy to be back home on P.E.I.

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'That's not who we are': community gathers to denounce racism after Abram-Village attack

About 65 people gathered Wednesday at École Évangéline in Abram-Village for a public meeting to show support for victims of a violent attack on the weekend.

What summer 2022 was like for 3 live venues in rural P.E.I.

Many have been calling this a post-pandemic summer on P.E.I., but for people who run live venues on the Island, the challenges of COVID were still alive and well.  

P.E.I. looks to other provinces as it creates new name-changing process

P.E.I.'s new provincial process will be revealed in the next couple of months, and it's looking to places like Nova Scotia for guidance.

The history of the P.E.I. harbour at the centre of a name-change push

As Canadians continue to come to terms with the legacy of colonialism, some place names are being re-examined through a new lens. 

Charlottetown's new public library to open July 18

The new Charlottetown Library Learning Centre, in the Dominion Building at 25 Queen St., has announced its opening date.

Ghost tours at historic Yeo House let visitors peer 'beyond the veil'

Islanders and tourists looking to learn about the creepier side of P.E.I.’s history can take in a ghost tour at historic Yeo House near Tyne Valley this summer.

Hiking backpacks now part of P.E.I. Public Library collection

The backpacks, created through a partnership with Recreation P.E.I., are filled with resources and equipment to keep you safe and informed on the trail, including maps, a whistle, a safety vest, and even a hammock. 

P.E.I. seasonal residents' group 'frustrated' by higher property taxes

As many of P.E.I.'s seasonal residents gear up to come back to the Island this summer, some are feeling frustrated about rising property taxes in certain communities. 

6 ways to recognize and challenge diet culture this year

It's that time of year again — when the chances of seeing an ad for a weight loss program, a fitness app, or a company that wants to help you transform your body are even higher than usual. Nutrition and fitness specialists suggest ways you can respond.

Want to give back more in 2022? Have an open spirit, says P.E.I. Lt.-Gov.

For P.E.I.’s lieutenant-governor, the key to becoming engaged in your community is being open to the signs that come your way.