Isabelle Gallant

Senior writer

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

Latest from Isabelle Gallant

Meet the man behind 15 Vimy oak trees planted on P.E.I.

The newest oak tree to germinate from an acorn collected at the battle of Vimy Ridge 104 years ago is now planted in fresh dirt behind the Kings Playhouse in Georgetown. 

Souris Show Hall reopens, with goal of creating cultural hub

After two years sitting empty, the Souris Show Hall is back up and running, with live music planned for the rest of the summer. 

From one 'tiny island' to another: First Mauritian restaurant on P.E.I. now open

Named after the now-extinct bird that lived in Mauritius, The Dodo was started by Mauritian immigrant Jesh Ramloll to share his home culture's cuisine with Islanders.

Public basket-weaving events showcase Mi'kmaw cultural heritage

Islanders have an opportunity to see traditional Mi'kmaw basket-weaving in action and learn about the history of Mi'kmaw baskets at a Charlottetown coffee shop this month. 

Fermentation trail putting P.E.I. craft alcohol producers on the map

A community of craft alcohol producers in Queens County is banding together to raise awareness about their local products.  

'A whole world of musical experiences': Boosting music diversity at P.E.I. schools

Students on Prince Edward Island are learning more music from different cultures, thanks to a new pilot program bringing musicians and dancers into Island classrooms. 

'I'm not sure how safe we really are': P.E.I. Muslims react to Ontario attack

Muslims living on P.E.I say they are saddened and afraid after a Muslim family in London, Ont. was killed in what police are calling a hate crime Sunday. 

P.E.I. under heat warning for Monday, Tuesday

Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for P.E.I. for the next two days, with temperatures of about 30 C expected. 

'Good news story': Missing cows in Orwell found with help from neighbours

A family of beef farmers in Orwell, P.E.I. spent Sunday searching for 20 missing cows, and thanks to friends and neighbours, the cows made it home by mid-afternoon. 

Miscouche house fire displaces family of 4

There were no injuries after a house fire in Miscouche on Saturday displaced a family of four.