Jane Robertson

Journalist

Jane Robertson is a digital visual storyteller working for CBC News on Prince Edward Island. She uses video and audio to weave stories from the Island, and previously worked out of Edmonton, Alta., and Iqaluit. Her journalism career has spanned more than 15 years with CBC. You can reach her at jane.robertson@cbc.ca.

Latest from Jane Robertson

UPEI students developing accessible gaming controller for people with disabilities

A group of UPEI students is working to make the world of gaming more accessible by creating a more inclusive controller for people with disabilities.

Snowman-building exercise helps P.E.I. language students learn through play

Some P.E.I. students took part in a challenge to build snowmen as part of an education lesson to have fun and work on their language skills.

New coding program retrains veterans for jobs in cyber security, software

The not-for-profit organization Veterans for Coding is touring Canada to raise awareness around two programs for eligible veterans to help them retrain for careers in the tech industry.

Apple growers on P.E.I. expecting a 'real nice-looking crop' this year

Apple growers are opening U-Picks for the season and seeing some bigger crops after the warm and wet summer.
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Take a walk through P.E.I.'s prehistoric past

Geologist Laura MacNeil, who founded Prehistoric Island Tours, walks us through some of P.E.I.'s past in the Permian period and the fossils left behind from roughly 300 million years ago.
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Here's what you need to know about this year's Gold Cup Parade

The 2021 Gold Cup Parade will shift and be a neighbourhood tour with two sets of similar vehicles taking different routes through the city of Charlottetown at the same time Friday morning.
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Iconic Parks Canada program is teaching more first-time campers on P.E.I.

With a shimmering sparkle over the sandy beach in front of Cavendish Campground in P.E.I. National Park on Friday, the sun set — but for some of the campers it was just the beginning of a new experience.
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Visitors able to help protect P.E.I. National Park with Park Promise

People are able to do their part in shared stewardship of Parks Canada spaces on P.E.I. with a new Park Promise poem and activities.
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Forest bathing walks offered in Victoria Park this summer

The City of Charlottetown is offering free forest bathing walks in Victoria Park this summer, encouraging the forest therapy as a way to people to get out and enjoy nature.
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Electronics recycling program expanding on P.E.I.

The free electronics recycling program is expanding on Aug. 1 through Island Waste Management Corporation drop-off sites.

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