John Robertson

Video journalist

John Robertson is a multi-platform journalist based out of Charlottetown. He has been with CBC News for more than a decade, with stints in Nunavut, Edmonton and Prince Edward Island. Twitter @CBCJRobertson Instagram @johnrobertsoncbc

Latest from John Robertson

Reflections on P.E.I.'s first Pride march — 25 years later

The first Pride march on P.E.I. 25 years ago was focused on including sexual orientation in P.E.I.'s Human Rights Act.

Beluga whale joins commercial diving class in Summerside Harbour

A class of commercial diving students were joined by a beluga whale for a couple of hours during lessons in the Summerside Harbour on Friday morning.

Brewers on P.E.I., across Canada concerned about fate of DME

Brewing companies on P.E.I. and across the country are shocked that Charlottetown's Diversified Metal Engineering is now in receivership.

P.E.I.'s Famous Five inspire a future generation

P.E.I.'s Famous Five spoke to 27 young women at the legislative assembly for an International Day of the Girl event in Charlottetown on Thursday.

Leard's Grist Mill restoration continues to grind along

The Leard's Grist Mill in western P.E.I. looks almost brand new after a busy summer of restoration work for a crew through Skills PEI, even though the historic building is actually more than 100 years old.

Lennox Island school renovations to expand role as community hub

Renovations are continuing at the John J. Sark Memorial School on Lennox Island to help build on its role as a community space.

Free licences, training to encourage first-time P.E.I. hunters

Mandatory hunter safety training and licences will be free this year for P.E.I. residents looking to try out hunting for the first time.

Birchbark and bannock: Lennox Island First Nation shares culture with visitors

Lennox Island First Nation is reaching out to other communities with new ways to teach about its culture.

Harvesting the benefits from Kensington's new community garden

The first season of the Kensington's new community garden has blossomed into more that just the harvest of fresh produce, but a sense of town spirit as well.

UPEI orientation helps grow sense of campus community

Almost 900 new students are signed up at the University of Prince Edward Island to spend the next week taking part in campus activities as a part of orientation and building a sense of campus community.

Lennox Island youth try out different jobs in summer program

The Pathways students from Lennox Island First Nation spend five weeks of the summer gaining work experience and learning about different career paths available.

'It's our way of telling our story': Lennox Island prepares for powwow

Preparations are underway for the weekend's powwow at Lennox Island First Nation as the community works together to make sure all are welcome — featuring the first traditional Mi'kmaq wedding there in more than 100 years.

How a medicine wheel is bringing holistic healing back to Lennox Island

Members of Lennox Island First Nation are taking part in a evening course over 12 weeks to learn more about the holistic teachings of the medicine wheel taught by a New Brunswick Mi'kmaw elder.

Residents of Lennox Island briefed on Day School lawsuit

Members of Lennox Island First Nation took part in an information session to learn more about a national class-action lawsuit against the federal government for those who attended Aboriginal day schools.

Cat welfare pilot project shows positive effects for PEI Humane Society

Results were positive for happier and healthier cats as part of a Capacity of Care model of animal care that used the PEI Humane Society as part of the study group.