Shane Ross

Shane Ross is a former newspaper and TV journalist in Halifax, Ottawa and Charlottetown. He joined CBC P.E.I.'s web team in 2016.

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Firefighters looking to get COVID-19 vaccine ASAP, says Miscouche chief

The chief of the Miscouche fire department says he welcomes news that first responders will be in the next group of people in line for COVID-19 vaccinations on P.E.I., though he wishes they could have been done sooner.

AstraZeneca vaccine will be 'gladly' accepted on P.E.I., premier says

Dr. Heather Morrison says she is glad to have another weapon in her COVID-19 arsenal now that the AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccine has been approved for use in people under 65.

Bus ridership almost at 'standstill' during P.E.I. red-level lockdown

Bus ridership on P.E.I. dropped significantly after the 72-hour circuit breaker began at midnight Sunday, but T3 Transit says passengers can be assured the buses are being thoroughly cleaned and will be safe when they decide to hop back on.

P.E.I. woman 'scared' but feeling OK after contracting COVID-19

Hannah MacKinnon says she always wore a mask when she was supposed to, sanitized her hands so much the skin cracked, limited close contact, and went out only a few times. All that didn't prevent her from testing positive for COVID-19.

Business owner calls for stricter enforcement of self-isolation rules

A P.E.I. restaurateur is calling on Islanders to take self-isolation requirements more seriously, and wants governments to impose harsher penalties on those who don't.

P.E.I. suspends indoor dining at restaurants as 6 new COVID cases announced

Prince Edward Island is reintroducing some public health restrictions — including no indoor dining at restaurants —after six new cases of COVID-19 were reported Saturday.

Veterans take a shot at 'accessible' sport of archery

An archery event for wounded or disabled veterans on P.E.I. was cut short this weekend after new COVID-19 health measures were imposed, but not before they got to hit a few bull's-eyes.

COVID-19 on P.E.I.: What you need to know this weekend

P.E.I. has had 12 new cases of COVID-19 in the past four days. Here is what you need to know.

Toys R Us exposure warning issued as P.E.I. confirms 2 new COVID-19 cases

P.E.I. public health officials have confirmed two new cases of COVID-19 and are warning of a possible public exposure site — Toys R Us on Buchanan Drive in Charlottetown.

$10 million later, Stratford's sewage finally heading out of town

Commuters will no longer have to hold their noses when they enter Stratford from the Hillsborough Bridge at certain times of the year.

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