Laura Chapin

Laura Chapin is an award-winning, multi-platform journalist who works for CBC P.E.I. She has also worked for CBC in Halifax, Vancouver and Prince Rupert, B.C. If you have a story idea to pass on, you can reach her at

Latest from Laura Chapin

New Charlottetown bike map 'all-in-one resource'

An updated bike map for Charlottetown, with many new features, is proving very popular, says the city.

Injunction puts Abegweit First Nation election on hold

Members of the Abegweit First Nation will not be voting for chief and two councillors Wednesday because of a Federal Court injunction.

People can dig through time at Orwell Corner archeology project

Islanders and tourists have a unique opportunity to dig through time at a public archeology project at the Orwell Corner historic village.
CBC Investigates

'A Catholic point of view': Bishop wants Catholic Family Services Bureau to be more faith-based

The Bishop of the Diocese of Charlottetown wants to put the Catholic back into the Catholic Family Services Bureau.

Why Power & Politics host Rosemary Barton started reading Breitbart

Power & Politics host Rosemary Barton realised after the U.S. election that she wasn't reading the media that people who like Donald Trump were, and that that was a problem.

Busting myths about food insecurity: Community gardens, subsidized housing not answers

New research busts a big myth about people who can't afford to buy the healthy food they need: they can cook just fine, thank you — they just don't have enough money to, says Valerie Tarasuk, an expert in food insecurity and a professor at the University of Toronto's Department of Nutritional Sciences.
CBC Investigates

Patients upset as P.E.I. loses one of only two gastroenterologists

One the Island's two gastroenterologists is leaving at the end of the month, and his boss says Health PEI should have done more to keep him on the Island.

P.E.I. carbon tax won't be given back in tax breaks

P.E.I.'s minister of communities, land and environment says revenue collected through an Island carbon tax will not be returned in the form of tax breaks, as it is in British Columbia.

Miscommunication delayed byelection result, says Elections P.E.I.

An almost two-hour delay in reporting the results of the Summerside-Wilmot District 21 byelection was caused by a misunderstanding of procedures, according to an Elections P.E.I. review.

Founders Hall should be provincial museum: Bevan-Baker

The Green Party leader is urging the provincial government to turn Founders Hall into a provincial museum.