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. Twitter: @RossGShane

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'Clear and convincing evidence' Charlottetown cop violated code of conduct during drink spiking investigation

An investigation has found “clear and convincing evidence” of misconduct from a Charlottetown police officer who was tasked with investigating an allegation of drug spiking, the city’s chief says.

Hurricane season expected to land another blow to Atlantic coast

Another active hurricane season, with up to six major hurricanes, is expected along the Atlantic coast this year.

Masks no longer mandatory in P.E.I. schools beginning May 24

Masks will no longer be mandatory for students and staff in early learning and childcare centres, K-12 public and private schools and on school buses when classes resume after the Victoria Day weekend May 24.

Ferry passengers to pay $10 surcharge on top of $84 fare

Cars taking the ferry from P.E.I. to Nova Scotia this summer will be paying a $10 surcharge to help offset the high cost of fuel.

How the high rate of inflation is affecting charities on P.E.I.

The high rate of inflation on P.E.I. is making it difficult for charities such as the United Way to meet the needs of clients.

UPEI's Indigenous grads honoured to wear special stole during ceremony

UPEI has come up with a new way to celebrate graduating Indigenous students — by creating a special stole, or graduation sash.

Victims no longer silenced as landmark legislation takes effect on P.E.I.

P.E.I. has officially become the first jurisdiction in Canada to limit the use of non-disclosure clauses in settlement agreements after new legislation came into effect Tuesday.

No incidents, but tension simmering as Lennox Island launches treaty fishery

The first lobsters caught under the treaty fishery on P.E.I. came ashore on Lennox Island Monday morning without incident — and without an understanding in place with the Department of Fisheries and Oceans.

6 new COVID-related deaths reported on P.E.I.

Six more people with COVID-19 have died on P.E.I. in the last week, according to the province’s weekly pandemic update.

Legions to make biodegradable poppies and wreaths available for Remembrance Day

Islanders who pin a poppy to their lapel or lay a wreath at the cenotaph on Remembrance Day might notice something different this year.

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