Jessica Doria-Brown

Videojournalist

Jessica Doria-Brown is a videojournalist with CBC in P.E.I. Originally from Toronto, Jessica has worked for CBC in Newfoundland & Labrador, New Brunswick, and Ontario.

Latest from Jessica Doria-Brown

Protecting unique community assets at centre of amalgamation plan

Five rural communities that hope to amalgamate have officially submitted their proposal to the province. 

99-year-old P.E.I. veteran still haunted by memories of war

A 99-year-old veteran of the Second World War from Freeland will be home on P.E.I. this Remembrance Day for the first time in years, and says his memories of war are still vivid, all these years later.

Skinners Pond the 'launching point' for new automated dredging system

A new, automated dredging system that uses a robot instead of people to do the work is being piloted in Skinners Pond, P.E.I.

Why these P.E.I. teens aren't eligible to play high school football in New Brunswick

Two P.E.I. students who moved to New Brunswick to play football say they didn’t expect to have to spend 12 months sitting on the sidelines before being eligible to join their high school team.

Million-dollar film shoot 'proving grounds' for industry on P.E.I.

A group of Island filmmakers is hopeful that its feature-length film developed on P.E.I. will help take the professional film industry to new levels.  

Elementary school expansion 'positive injection' for Stratford community, says vice principal

A multi-million dollar expansion at Stratford Elementary School was officially opened Tuesday, marking the completion of a project the Public Schools Branch hopes will address overcrowding an the town's two schools.

P.E.I. trades program 'an eye-opening experience' for newcomers

A training program aimed at getting more newcomers to work in the construction industry graduated its first class in Charlottetown on Wednesday.

New space at palliative care centre will provide 'a little added comfort'

An Island man says a new insulated outdoor room at the Provincial Palliative Care Centre will be an addition that would have made his late wife proud. 

Island man fed up with excessive 'noise pollution' from cars, motorcycles

A man on Prince Edward Island is frustrated with some after-market modifications making cars and motorcycles louder.

'It's not just a few people': Hundreds take part in climate protest in Charlottetown

Hundreds gathered in front of Province House in Charlottetown Friday to take part in the global climate strike, joining people in more than 150 countries working to raise awareness and demand action on climate change.

Roaming cats killing too many birds, says Nature P.E.I.

An Island group is continuing its efforts to protect birds by asking cat owners to keep them indoors — or on a leash — and hopes a guest speaker next month will help refuel the conversation. 

High rate of youth hospitalization from substance use has P.E.I. mental health chief 'very concerned'

Young people on Prince Edward Island between the ages of 10 and 24 have the fourth-highest hospitalization rate nationally due to harm from substance use, according to a study released this week by the Canadian Institute for Health Information. 

Couple successfully woos Alan Doyle to their P.E.I. wedding

A couple who spent 580 days working to get Alan Doyle to play at their Island wedding got their wish this weekend when the Newfoundland singer made a surprise appearance at their Charlottetown ceremony. 

3 tips for buying and installing a generator

For anyone who owns a generator, or is thinking about getting one, here are some tips on using them safely, from Jordan Chandler of Chandler Engine Repair.

Island family 'living in chaos' trying to stay positive after Dorian

A Miscouche, P.E.I., family says they are choosing to stay positive, and focus on each other, instead of everything that was taken away by post-tropical storm Dorian.