Sara Fraser

Web Journalist

Sara is a P.E.I. native who graduated from the University of King's College in Halifax. N.S., with a bachelor of journalism (honours) degree. She's worked with CBC Radio and Television since 1988, moving to the CBC P.E.I. web team in 2015, focusing on weekend features. email sara.fraser@cbc.ca

Latest from Sara Fraser

Christmas craft fairs are back! Here's where to find them on P.E.I.

After the pandemic cancelled many craft fairs across P.E.I. in 2020, this year they're back and brimming with products made locally by friends and neighbours. Here's where to find some of them.

Moving addition to cenotaph unveiled in Stratford, P.E.I.

A moving tribute to local soldiers was unveiled this week in Stratford, P.E.I., as an addition to the town's cenotaph.

Smaller, private service for Remembrance Day in Charlottetown

Charlottetown's Remembrance Day service was a smaller-than-usual ceremony due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Charlottetown women's shelter full most nights this fall

The women's shelter in Charlottetown has been at full capacity for the last five weeks, often with a waiting list — which is unusual for this time of year, say shelter officials. 

Export of P.E.I. seed potatoes to U.S. shut down after potato wart fungus discovered

The U.S. border has closed to Prince Edward Island seed potatoes after potato wart was again found in two P.E.I. fields, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency confirmed late Friday.

Not enough mental health beds available on P.E.I., Opposition claims

The Official Opposition says government isn't moving fast enough to improve mental health care services on the Island.

Strong turnout expected for P.E.I. Remembrance Day services, Legion says

Despite the continuing threat of COVID-19, legions are expecting plenty of Islanders to attend this year's Remembrance Day services across Prince Edward Island Nov. 11.

P.E.I. names first-ever ombudsperson

Prince Edward Island's first-ever ombudsperson was named Thursday in the provincial legislature.

P.E.I. 9-year-old's Canada Games mascot design comes to life

Nine-year-old Myla Doucette saw her drawing come to life Thursday in front of cheering classmates at Gulf Shore Consolidated School in North Rustico, P.E.I.

P.E.I. ambulance staffing shortages not dire, says Medavie

The company that owns Prince Edward Island's ambulance service, Island EMS, is indeed facing a staffing shortage but company officials say it's not as serious as was recently stated in the P.E.I. Legislature.

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