Steve Bruce

Video journalist

Steve Bruce is a video journalist with CBC P.E.I. He landed on the Island in 2009, after stints with CBC in Fredericton, St. John's, Toronto and Vancouver. He grew up in Corner Brook, N.L.

Latest from Steve Bruce

Why this homeless man is worried he'll miss his chance at a COVID-19 shot

A homeless man in Charlottetown is worried he'll miss out on his chance to get the COVID-19 vaccine.

P.E.I. government planning to extend virtual health-care pilot program

The P.E.I. government says it is planning to extend a pilot program that offers virtual health care to Islanders without a family doctor. 

No P.E.I. health card? Don't plan on getting vaccinated on the Island

Officials say a P.E.I. health card is required to get vaccinated in the province, and that has some Island property owners worried they'll have to leave to get their shots.  

COVID-19 vaccine side effects prompting sick calls from some health-care staff

Health PEI says side effects from the COVID-19 vaccine have led to some health-care workers calling in sick, particularly after receiving their second dose. 

Self-isolation rules keeping teams out of Scotties and Brier qualifiers

Curl P.E.I. suspects the province's self-isolation rules are behind a poor turnout in this year's Scotties and Brier provincial qualifiers. 

'My life will never be the same': Victim, impaired driver speak at sentencing hearing

One of the three passengers ejected from the car driven by Stephen Paul Collings says 'the memories of this accident haunt me to this day.'

P.E.I.'s 2 ICUs facing nurse staffing crunch

P.E.I.'s nursing shortage is putting on a strain on the intensive care unit at Summerside's Prince County Hospital. 

P.E.I. high schools taking new measures to stop spread of COVID-19

High schools on P.E.I. are taking some new steps to prevent an outbreak of COVID-19.   The changes come after the province saw its first case in an Island school at the end of November, and got high schools to review their pandemic plans. 

Vaccines are for year-round residents only, says P.E.I. chief public health officer

P.E.I.'s chief public health officer says the Island's COVID-19 vaccine supply is reserved for year-round residents only, and that seasonal residents should get their shots in their home province. 

'Relief and hope': 1st LTC home residents on P.E.I. receive COVID-19 vaccine

Prince Edward Island long-term care home residents began receiving doses of COVID-19 vaccine on Monday, with the first shots administered at Whisperwood Villa in Charlottetown.

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