Brittany Spencer


Brittany Spencer is a multi-platform journalist with CBC P.E.I. Email:

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P.E.I. businesses scramble to deal with COVID-19 fallout

Businesses across P.E.I. are feeling the pressure from the COVID-19 pandemic and are scrambling to find new ways to serve their customers.

Why this Island woman is giving part of her liver to a complete stranger

A woman from Tignish, P.E.I., will soon be making a trip to Toronto to donate part of her liver to a complete stranger.

Charlottetown Farmers' Market renovations aim to improve efficiency, accessibility

Officials with the Charlottetown Farmers' Market say the building is in for some big upgrades that they hope will help the market keep up with growing business.

Medical Society of P.E.I. working with province to recruit more doctors

The province has signed an agreement to partner with the Medical Society of P.E.I. to create a plan to recruit more doctors to the Island.

Island man says he 'got lucky' after sheet of ice slams into car

An Island man is asking drivers to make sure they clear all the snow and ice from their cars before hitting the road after a sheet of ice from a passing vehicle slammed into his car while he was driving.

Confederation Centre actors in need of housing for 2020 festival season

The Confederation Centre is beginning its search for housing options for its seasonal actors early this year, as the P.E.I. housing crunch is making it harder to find places for its players to live.

P.E.I. to roll out National Building Code Island-wide in 2020

As contractors and construction workers head to job sites across the province in 2020, they’ll be following a new set of rules.

Island man gets 60 days in jail for texting intimate photos of ex

A man from Rustico, P.E.I., was sentenced to 60 days in jail for texting intimate photos and a video of his ex-girlfriend to a friend last year.

Lawyers recommend prison for woman who killed 3 of her newborn babies

Lawyers were in court Monday making arguments on an appropriate sentence for a Charlottetown woman who killed three of her newborn children. Shannon Dawn Rayner, 40, pleaded guilty to three charges of infanticide and one charge of concealing a body.

Advance polls close for District 9 deferred election

Friday was the last day for advance polls in P.E.I.'s District 9 Charlottetown-Hillsborough Park, and Elections P.E.I. says voter turnout was higher than expected.

Summerside council votes to let man keep his backyard chickens

Summerside city council has voted in favour of giving a man a permit to keep four laying hens in his backyard — with conditions.

Here's a look at the Island's newest craft brewery

There's a new brewery in Montague, P.E.I. and after months of fundraising and extensive renovations, it's ready to open its doors.

How one of this Island man's last days was one of his best

The racetrack had always been a special place to Craig Crockett. His cousin says the last day they spent there together will be one he'll never forget.

Malpeque Harbour likely won't be ready for start of lobster season, says DFO

Dredging at Malpeque Harbour, on P.E.I.'s North Shore, will probably not be done in time for the start of lobster season, says the federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans.
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Why District 14 is one to watch this election period

The District 14 Charlottetown-West Royalty candidate race is one to watch this election period, largely due to the fact that there is no incumbent seeking re-election in the district.