Sara Fraser

Web Journalist

Sara has worked with CBC News in P.E.I. since 1988, starting with television and radio before moving to the digital news team. She grew up on the Island and has a journalism degree from the University of King's College in Halifax. Reach her by email at

Latest from Sara Fraser

P.E.I. Pinball League back in play, with 'a wealth of toys'

Pinball enthusiasts rejoice: The P.E.I. Pinball League is back in play. 

What to do if you find a fossil on P.E.I.

More people than ever before have been searching for and finding fossils on Prince Edward Island in the last few years. 

Caring Dads program to help men break cycle of family violence and abuse

A program meant to help men break out of a cycle of family violence is coming to Prince Edward Island.

Homeless people in P.E.I. need help now, advocates say

Housing advocates say the P.E.I. government's plan to set up modular housing units in Charlottetown is a good first step to help the growing number of people experiencing homelessness in the province, but that more help is needed right away as well as long-term supports.

Review of emergency services on P.E.I. 'should have been launched ages ago' says Opposition

Health-care advocates on P.E.I. say the entire health system on the Island needs to be revamped from top to bottom. 

Long-term tenants at Summerside hotel can stay, for now

The new owners of a hotel in Summerside, P.E.I., where tenants received eviction notices at the end of August, have cancelled those orders. 

P.E.I. health businesses weigh pros, cons of opening on Monday's holiday

Prince Edward Island businesses have had a tough decision to make this week after the provincial government declared Monday a full statutory holiday in honour of Queen Elizabeth's funeral — the only province in Canada to do so.

Morrison 'concerned' a rough cold and flu season lies ahead for P.E.I.

Brace yourself for a rough winter of colds and flu complicated by COVID, based on the Southern Hemisphere having its worst flu season in five years, says P.E.I. Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Heather Morrison.

Western Hospital emergency overnight service to stay shut until at least late October

Overnight emergency health services at Western Hospital in Alberton will remain closed until 'at least late October' in the face of staffing shortages, Health P.E.I. said Thursday.

Preserving your garden's bounty: Frugal gardening 101 final edition

With inflation in P.E.I. hovering around 11 per cent, more and more Prince Edward Islanders turned their hand to trying to grow their own food this summer. Now let's see how they're preserving their bounty for the long winter ahead.