Jesara Sinclair


Jesara Sinclair is a journalist with CBC P.E.I. Prior to Charlottetown, she worked with CBC in Montreal, Vancouver and Toronto. E-mail:

Latest from Jesara Sinclair

What you need to know if you're making and selling non-medical masks

The demand for non-medical masks is going up — but the Competition Bureau of Canada says those who are making and selling them will need to label them properly.

Why these P.E.I. mothers are talking about pregnancy and infant loss

Oct. 15 is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day — a day when many families remember infants who died or pregnancies that ended in miscarriage or stillbirth.

3 designs, 1 message: Mi'kmaq printer getting ready for Orange Shirt Day

An annual day meant to build awareness of the struggles of residential school students will be marked with an even more meaningful twist thanks to new shirts printed on Prince Edward Island.

Why 5 places on P.E.I. have Rustico in their name

There are five places on P.E.I.'s North Shore with Rustico in the name.

PC minority government in P.E.I. projected by CBC News

CBC News is projecting a PC minority government in P.E.I., after the party took an early lead in Tuesday's election. 

'Why am I not happy?': What it's like to have postpartum depression

Amanda Spidel and Emily Myers both experienced postpartum anxiety and depression after their babies were born. They want other Canadian mothers to know they are not alone, and that there is no shame in seeking help.

P.E.I. Pulse: Liquid handcuffs, stoned dogs and swimming goats

CBC P.E.I. is launching a new podcast — P.E.I. Pulse — where you can listen to some of the best radio we've made this week.
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How to attract psychiatrists to P.E.I.

CBC spoke to two psychiatric residents at Dalhousie University’s Department of Psychiatry — Dr. Joshua Smalley and Dr. Alexandra Manning — about what they will be looking for in a job.
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Inside Hillsborough: A look at P.E.I.'s psychiatric hospital

P.E.I.'s psychiatric hospital, Hillsborough Hospital, is a maze of hallways, connecting sections built in different decades. It treats many of the province's psychiatric patients in its four units and 69 beds.
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'We want to try to save people's lives': Group calls for barriers on Hillsborough Bridge

A group of residents in P.E.I. is calling for barriers on the Hillsborough Bridge, as well as the possibility of other safety measures including security cameras and an emergency phone.