Isabella Zavarise

Isabella Zavarise is a video journalist with CBC in P.E.I. You can contact her at isabella.zavarise@cbc.ca

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Summerside approves 59-unit energy-efficient apartment building

Construction could begin as early as June.

Hand sanitizer turnstiles installed at Charlottetown marinas

The next time you visit Peake's Quay in Charlottetown, you'll have to stop at a hand sanitizer turnstile before walking onto the floating dock.

Some P.E.I. fishermen say physical distancing on the job will be challenging

As setting day approaches, some Island fishermen say it's going to be a challenge to maintain two metres of physical distance on the boats.

City of Charlottetown to borrow $1.7M for Bell Aliant Centre upgrades

The City of Charlottetown is borrowing $1.7 million to complete upgrades at the Bell Aliant Centre.

Demand for P.E.I. school food program is 4-times higher than when pandemic started

Students registered in the program get one meal and snacks, every day, seven days a week.

Far from home, some international students facing financial difficulties

Not all international students are eligible for federal programs being offered during the COVID-19 pandemic.

How Island moving companies are managing during COVID-19

Moving companies are an essential service but say they're having to do things a lot differently during the pandemic.

P.E.I. rental office not anticipating wave of evictions once hearings start again

The office has received about 45 applications since hearings were suspended, which is on par with its usual workload.

UPEI hoping to break ground on new 260-bed residence soon

The City of Charlottetown held a virtual public meeting Tuesday night to get input on a planned residence building at UPEI.

Group working to open women and children's shelter in Summerside

The city of Summerside has sent a letter to the province asking for it's support.

Families caring for loved ones with disabilities finding full-time care a 'struggle' during pandemic

The P.E.I. Association for Community Living says the lack of access to day programs and respite workers because of COVID-19 is putting a strain on family members.

P.E.I. fairs face 'some uncertainty' they'll get go-ahead to open

The P.E.I. Association of Exhibitions says it plans to meet with the province at the end of April to discuss whether these events will occur.

Summerside looking to crack down on unsightly properties

The City of Summerside, P.E.I., is working on a plan to force people to clean up their properties.

Ethanol shortage preventing P.E.I. skin-care company from filling large order of hand sanitizer

Health Canada said the ethanol shortage is due to the high demand for hand sanitizer.

Mental health call-in clinic numbers down, but province anticipates that to change

The call-in clinics opened in March in response to COVID-19.

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