Sarah Keaveny Vos

Sarah Keaveny Vos is a P.E.I. native who graduated from the University of King's College in Halifax. N.S., with a Bachelor of Journalism degree. Sarah has won regional, national and international awards for her work and loves sharing stories of Islanders doing meaningful and inspiring things in their communities. You can email her at

Latest from Sarah Keaveny Vos

Coach says 96-year-old 'crushing it' every week in CrossFit class

A CrossFit class for seniors has helped Dr. Bill Mason rebuild his strength and pass the time while learning something new.

Child's backyard flower business earns thousands for Ronald McDonald House

A 9-year-old Charlottetown girl has been arranging and selling bouquets, with most of the proceeds going to 'people that need help.'

Prince Street School 'welcome mat' retires after nearly 50 years

The secretary who greeted generations of students at Prince Street School in Charlottetown is retiring with no second thoughts about never moving on to another position: 'I felt lucky to be able to get a job that I really enjoy.'

Ornaments bring back priceless Christmas memories for these Islanders

We asked people about their most treasured ornaments and the special stories behind them. 

Meet the 71-year-old newspaper carrier who donates her paycheques to a local school

Jean MacLean never got to be a teacher, but at the age of 71 she’s found a way to make a difference at her local school.

How an arthritic, 13-year-old dog was rescued 5 weeks after going missing

With arthritis in both of her knees, and a hobble when she walks, the tiny, 13-year-old papillon managed to wander away from her North Rustico, P.E.I., home five weeks ago after a gust of wind blew open the front door.

'He never once complained': Souris teen's strength inspires teammates

The Souris Spartans high school basketball team has a code — "In the end, a Spartan's true strength is the warrior standing beside him." Fifteen-year-old Daniel McIntosh knows what it's like to be a warrior.

How a backwards shirt led to a lesson in kindness for P.E.I. kindergarten class

Substitute teacher Marie McGaugh witnessed a remarkable act of kindness last week in her kindergarten class at Souris Regional School.

Namaste World website shows life from an immigrant's perspective

A group of newcomer friends have created a new website which highlights immigrant success stories.

'Women helping women': Volunteers offer childcare, tutoring to Syrian mothers

For many of the new Syrians settling on P.E.I., learning English is the first step to becoming independent and successful in their new home — but for mothers with young children, going to school can be difficult.

'Our way of hygge': Danes on P.E.I. share lessons in appreciating simple things

When Kristen Connor and her husband Tom moved to Canada from Denmark 50 years ago, they brought the Danish sensibility of "hygge" with them.

Literary pumpkins: Students create pumpkins inspired by favourite books

To celebrate School Library Week on P.E.I., West Kent students in grades 3 through 6 were asked to decorate a pumpkin in the likeness of their favourite book character.

Car Life Museum still running smoothly after 50 years

The Car Life Museum, along the Trans-Canada Highway near Bonshaw, P.E.I., has been a family business since its beginnings 50 years ago.

Megan Poole 'smashing' barriers as first Gold Cup Ambassador who is also a little person

Megan Poole is not only a 2016 Gold Cup Ambassador. She is also the very first Gold Cup Ambassador who is also a little person.

'He had more than heart': Remembering the legendary Muhammad Ali

Iconic pictures of Muhammad Ali — images from fights like the legendary Thrilla in Manila — line the walls at P.E.I.’s KO-ed Boxing Club in Charlottetown.