Nicola MacLeod

Nicola MacLeod grew up on P.E.I., where she is now a multi-platform reporter and producer for CBC. Got a story? Email

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Frustration, confusion over P.E.I. bike rebate program

Nearly four months after it was unveiled in the budget, Islanders have no details about P.E.I.’s new bicycle rebate program, which is causing confusion and frustration for both retailers and customers.

Summer break to start early for Eliot River, Montague Consolidated students

The Department of Education is making $125/week available to families who need help covering unplanned child-care costs.

Demolition begins on former Summerside trade school site

Demolition of the derelict remains of a former trade school site on Granville Street in Summerside began Tuesday.
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Why Lennox Island First Nation launching a treaty fishery without federal approval is significant

The Lennox Island First Nation is set to launch its moderate livelihood fishery — or treaty fishery — on Saturday, but the history goes back centuries.

Abegweit First Nation says it won't launch treaty lobster fishery off P.E.I. this year

The Abegweit First Nation, based at Scotchfort, P.E.I., says it won't be launching a moderate livelihood fishery this year.

P.E.I.'s Lennox Island First Nation to launch treaty lobster fishery without DFO deal

The Lennox Island First Nation says it will be launching a treaty lobster fishery next week with or without the federal government's support. It's a move that has the P.E.I. Fishermen's Association 'frustrated' but saying it 'strongly opposes conflict of any type.'

P.E.I. lobster season delayed by weather, need for dredging

No date has yet been set for opening P.E.I.'s spring lobster fishery in LFAs 24 and 26A.

Appeals denied in P.E.I. rink racism investigation

A Hockey P.E.I. committee has denied the appeals of five Island players who were suspended for 25 games following reports that they taunted another player in a racist manner.

P.E.I. government tables carbon pricing plan as deadline looms

P.E.I’s highly anticipated carbon pricing bill was finally tabled in the legislature Thursday.

Housing minister hopeful no-barrier shelter could be in place by next winter

P.E.I. Social Development and Housing Minister Brad Trivers says his department is working on creating a shelter that would be open to everyone, including those who are not permitted in other shelters.