Kerry Campbell

Provincial Affairs Reporter

Kerry Campbell is the provincial affairs reporter for CBC P.E.I., covering politics and the provincial legislature.

Latest from Kerry Campbell

Minister signs order to limit development along P.E.I. shoreline, but province provides no details

A ministerial order to limit development within buffer zones on P.E.I. has been written up and signed by Environment Minister Steven Myers, a department spokesperson says. But no details are available.

For 2nd straight year, inflation pushes P.E.I. property tax up to the max

For the second year in a row, residential property tax assessments in P.E.I. will increase by five per cent, the maximum allowed under provincial legislation.

Maritime Electric's plan to create greener, more resilient grid called too little, too late

Officials with Maritime Electric presented the company’s plans for a greener, more resilient electrical grid, in response to the ongoing challenges of climate change, to a P.E.I. Legislature committee on Thursday.

No current plans to reopen overnight emergency services in Alberton, P.E.I.

There are no plans to re-open overnight emergency services at Western Hospital in Alberton any time soon, according to Health P.E.I. Those services were suspended in August.

P.E.I. landlords who raise rents won't qualify for property tax breaks, province says

P.E.I.’s Department of Social Development and Housing says Island landlords will have to choose between a rebate package to offset their property taxes in 2023, or raising rents for their tenants.

Report on P.E.I. forests delayed, but also superceded by Fiona damage

The release of P.E.I.’s 2020 State of the Forest report, prepared with the help of aerial photographs of the Island, has been delayed until mid-2023. Previous warnings about the need for action were dire. Then along came Fiona.

Operator of Charlottetown's Community Outreach Centre eyes move to a bigger space

It's been a year and a half since the the Community Outreach Centre in Charlottetown opened at its current location in the former Charlottetown Curling Club on Euston Street. Roxanne Carter-Thompson, the Adventure Group's executive director, says the client load has been increasing.

A year after UPEI launched review into former president, staff say information hard to come by

The University of Prince Edward Island has attached a significant dollar figure to a CBC News request for documents related to an ongoing review into how the university has dealt with allegations of sexual harassment.

Former PC candidate says his new subdivision in West River follows all provincial rules

While he declined to provide a formal interview, Kris Currie told CBC News he received 'verbal approval' from a planning official — and he believes objections to the development on his family's land are politically motivated.

Greens extend fall sitting, call for vote on PC backbencher's bill

Members of the P.E.I. Green Party refused to provide the unanimous consent the governing PCs needed to bring a close to the fall sitting of the legislature Wednesday, over a dispute over time allocation in the house.