Laura Meader

Laura Meader is a video journalist for CBC P.E.I.

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Temporary foreign worker couple from Mexico in employment limbo

A couple from Mexico with a newborn baby who have been working on Prince Edward Island under the Temporary Foreign Worker Program is facing months of unemployment after what they believe was a paperwork mix-up.

Simmons name still up for discussion for Charlottetown sports centre

Charlottetown city council is taking another look at naming rights for a new sports centre on the site of the current Simmons Sports Centre, after local residents rallied to save the old name.
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Frustrated customers await money that court says P.E.I. contractor owes them

Contractor Colton Chaulk has several judgements against him, involving money owed to customers for whom he didn't complete work, as well as to a building supply company.

Hara Kempton needed a liver. Her friend stepped up as her donor

Hara Kempton says it's hard to believe she has a new liver — and she still finds it amazing that the gift came from a friend.

Municipalities across P.E.I. grapple with short-term rental regulations

Now that Charlottetown has approved regulations for short-term rentals, some other communities in Prince Edward Island are looking at the issue as well, but no municipalities are expected to make any big rule changes soon. 

Charlottetown council approves rules for short-term rentals

After more than two years of debate and public meetings, Charlottetown City council is moving forward with rules for short-term rentals.

Bookings look strong for P.E.I.'s 2022 tourism season

There's a feeling of optimism among tourism operators on P.E.I. as many are seeing a jump in bookings for the upcoming season.

P.E.I. woman who's still suffering questions COVID-19 'recovery' numbers

Rosie Shaw still feels tired and has other lingering symptoms after "recovering" from COVID-19 last month. She would like P.E.I.'s Chief Public Health Office to track patient recoveries in a different way, gathering more data on how people are feeling.

UPEI air quality study reveals some classrooms not to standard, major upgrades needed on campus

An air quality report which looked at 69 classroom spaces on campus at UPEI shows some classrooms do not meet current ventilation standards.

Charlottetown's short-term rental bylaw passes 1st reading unanimously

Charlottetown council passed a first reading Monday of zoning and development rules that would regulate short-term rentals.

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