Isabella Zavarise

Isabella Zavarise is a reporter with CBC in P.E.I. You can contact her at

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'How close to home it hit for us': P.E.I. restaurant gives back to Bahamas after Dorian

A P.E.I. restaurant held a fundraiser Thursday night for those impacted by Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas.

'It touched me:' Young sisters clean up P.E.I. cemetery after Dorian

Two Island sisters spent nearly two hours cleaning up a cemetery after Hurricane Dorian tore through the property.

Police increase patrols, add camera in one Charlottetown neighbourhood

Charlottetown police have increased patrols and installed an e-watch camera in response to safety concerns from residents in a Euston St. neighbourhood. 

Summerside council votes to rezone property despite residents' objections

Summerside city council voted in favour of rezoning a property at Monday night's council meeting — despite objections from local residents.

P.E.I.'s federal election candidates offered education on gun control

An Island group that advocates for responsible gun ownership wants candidates running in P.E.I. in the upcoming federal election to be well-educated about gun control. 

Island senior heading to Quebec to compete in Ironman competition

An Island woman is heading off to Mont-Tremblant, Que., to take part in the Ironman competition.

New P.E.I. dealership for used electric cars aims to fill 'significant gap' in market

A location solely to buy used electric cars has opened on the Island. It's believed to be the first in the Maritimes, according to an association that represents the industry in Atlantic Canada. 

Public hearings begin on P.E.I. electricity rate hikes

Islanders provided input to the Island Regulatory and Appeals Commission at a meeting about Maritime Electric's proposed rate increases Thursday night. 

Residents weigh in on upcoming music festival in Charlottetown

The Downtown Charlottetown Residents Association held a meeting to discuss the upcoming SunDaze Music and Art Festival, Wednesday night.

Parks Canada reminds beach goers to stay safe in and out of the water

Parks Canada is reminding beach goers to stay safe in and out of the water amid high temperatures.

Some downtown Charlottetown residents want more done about crime

Some Charlottetown residents living in a downtown neighbourhood are calling on the city and the police to do more about crime in an area near Euston Street. 

New program helps seniors battle social isolation in western P.E.I.

A new program to help combat social isolation among seniors launched this week in western P.E.I. 

Province lends $4.5M for Charlottetown Metal Products expansion

The province is lending over $4.5 million for a 50,000-square-foot expansion to the Charlottetown Metal Products (CMP) facility in Milton, P.E.I.

After close call with cricket ball, P.E.I. man wants greater safety measures at park

A Stratford father wants more safety measures put in place at local parks after he says a cricket ball narrowly missed his two-year-old twins.

Sober space for Islanders fighting addictions proves popular

A Charlottetown drop-in centre for people recovering from addictions has seen the number of clients coming through its doors climb steadily since opening in November.