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

Abegweit First Nation in mourning after death of 15-year-old girl

Residents of Abegweit First Nation are in mourning following the death of 15-year-old Chailo Jadis, who was struck by a pickup truck in Alexandra, P.E.I., on Saturday night.

Why prolonged power outages could mean health problems for some Islanders

With Hurricane Fiona approaching P.E.I.'s shores, home care provider Monica Thomas has turned into something of a delivery driver this week — travelling the Island, dropping off large oxygen tanks to clients. 

'We're back, baby': Community choirs singing again after pause of more than 2 years

For the first time since the pandemic hit, many community choirs on P.E.I. are rehearsing and planning concerts.

Foreign-trained physicians frustrated by roadblocks to working on P.E.I.

Some P.E.I. physicians, trained in other countries, say they're frustrated by the roadblocks stopping them from working here.

Another P.E.I. doctor leaves practice and patients — the 4th in a month — and there may be more to go

Just a month after three Charlottetown family physicians announced they were leaving their practices — leaving more than 5,000 Islanders without a doctor — another one has confirmed that he's done too. 

Rising mortgage rates cooling summer housing market, at least a bit

There are signs P.E.I.'s hot housing market is starting to cool off this summer, as mortgage rates continue to rise.

First year of P.E.I.'s public pre-kindergarten program draws fewer kids than expected

Eight months after P.E.I. launched its universal pre-kindergarten program at Island child-care centres, officials say the uptake hasn't been as strong as they anticipated. 

Why one Charlottetown councillor voted against firing Peter Kelly without cause

A day after Charlottetown city council fired CAO Peter Kelly without cause, one of the three councillors who voted against that move is speaking out. 

Council 'ran out of gas' in closed meeting on CAO Peter Kelly's future

After meeting behind closed doors for more than three hours, Charlottetown city councillors left late Monday night without an agreement on the terms of CAO Peter Kelly's departure. 

Despite relaxed restrictions, touring still a challenge for P.E.I. musicians

With travel costs rising and the risk of COVID-19 cases cancelling shows, some P.E.I. musicians say touring is still proving to be a major challenge. 

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