Jessica Doria-Brown

Videojournalist

Jessica Doria-Brown is a videojournalist with CBC in P.E.I. Originally from Toronto, Jessica has worked for CBC in Newfoundland & Labrador, New Brunswick, and Ontario.

Latest from Jessica Doria-Brown

P.E.I. pottery designs 'Angel Mug' to honour health care workers

Island Stoneware in Summerside has come up with its own way to honour and celebrate health care workers: a locally designed mug featuring angel wings.

Islanders call on health minister for midwifery update

Islanders lobbying to have midwives regulated and allowed to practise within P.E.I.'s publicly funded health-care system are calling on the health minister to provide a new timeline for when that will happen.

P.E.I. still far from reaching goal of protecting 7% of land

The province of P.E.I. has failed to meet a 2020 target when it comes to protected land — and continues to fall short by several percentage points, decades after the 7-per-cent commitment was initially made.

P.E.I. EMO working to let Island police forces send out direct-to-cell emergency alerts

P.E.I.’s Emergency Measures Organization is in the process of enabling Island police to send out their own direct-to-cell phone emergency alerts. 

Not too shy to buy: P.E.I. Cannabis online sales tiny compared to in-store purchases

Officials with P.E.I. Cannabis say online revenues are far lower than they were projected to be before legalization — and in the last fiscal year, they made up only 1% of the P.E.I. Cannabis Management Corporation’s total sales. 

Public meeting in the works for Charlottetown mini-home development

A request to rezone a large portion of land to build a mini-home subdivision in Charlottetown has been given the green light to go to a public meeting. 

60-unit private student residence in Charlottetown on hold indefinitely

Plans to construct a 60-unit apartment building in downtown Charlottetown are on hold indefinitely, according to Blacksheep Project Management Inc., the company behind the development.

China's new COVID-related entry restrictions making travel for some P.E.I. residents harder than ever

The latest requirements for travel to China are making it hard for people trying to get there from Prince Edward Island.

Montague couple adapts to ensure weekly free meal still on the table during pandemic

A Montague, P.E.I. couple says the needs of vulnerable Islanders haven’t changed despite COVID-19, and that’s why they found a way to keep offering a free community meal once per week.

New health and safety accreditation program in the works for P.E.I. Tourism industry

The Island's tourism industry is working to develop a new certification program for tourism operators — to reassure visitors and staff alike that every possible health and safety precaution is being taken.

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