Wayne Thibodeau

Prince Edward Island

Wayne Thibodeau is a reporter/editor with CBC Prince Edward Island. He has worked in TV, digital and print for more than two decades. In addition to his role as a multi-platform journalist for CBC News, Wayne can be heard reading the news on The World This Hour, co-hosting Island Morning and reporting for CBC News: Compass. You can reach Wayne at Wayne.Thibodeau@cbc.ca

Latest from Wayne Thibodeau

One way in, one way out worries West Prince residents

A lone road connects West Prince to the rest of P.E.I., which has locals worried about the possibility of that route being blocked by a natural disaster.

Teens should be able to change name and gender, says P.E.I.'s child and youth advocate

P.E.I. teens who want to change their name or gender can’t do it without their parents' permission until they reach 18 years old, but the province's child and youth advocate says that needs to change.

North Shore residents fear Fiona tree debris could feed a wildfire

Some North Shore residents are growing increasingly concerned about the risk of fire posed by trees downed by post-tropical storm Fiona, including those in Prince Edward Island National Park.

Independent investigation launched into case of P.E.I. boy sent to live in Alberta

P.E.I.’s child and youth advocate is launching an independent investigation into how provincial officials handled the case of an Island boy who was sent to live with his father in Alberta, a man he had met just months earlier.

Outbuilding fire prompts central P.E.I. high school to cancel classes early 

Students at Bluefield High School in Hampshire, P.E.I., were sent home early Friday after a fire in an outbuilding behind the school.

Ambulance joyride results in actions against 3 QEH employees 

Health P.E.I. says 'appropriate actions' have been taken against three employees at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Charlottetown after they 'inappropriately' took an ambulance for a drive around the city.
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Newly elected lawmakers gear up for 'MLA school' with work of governing set to begin

Political candidates just had a grueling couple of weeks leading up to Prince Edward Island's election night on Monday. But for newly minted MLAs, the real work is just beginning.
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West Prince residents worried about future of Western Hospital

Sarah Deagle of Tignish is like a lot of people in West Prince. With a young daughter to care for, she's worried about the future of Western Hospital in Alberton.
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Island Party leader says accountability front and centre for new political party 

Accountability is front and centre for the new leader of the Island Party. Ahava Kálnássy de Kálnás has only been at the reins of the upstart political party for just over two weeks.  

Meet the next generation boatbuilder taking over the family business

Jaxen Doucette has been an entrepreneur since he was a kid. He opened his own hardware store when he was just nine years old. Now, at 23, he's taking on the family boat-building business in western P.E.I.