Shane Ross

Shane Ross is a former newspaper and TV journalist in Halifax, Ottawa and Charlottetown. He joined CBC P.E.I.'s web team in 2016.

Latest from Shane Ross

Old Chubby's building hearkens back to burgers, shakes and antique cars

Anyone who has driven along Hwy. 2 in Dunstaffnage, P.E.I. , has probably seen the pink and blue building that harkens back to another time.

Are we there yet? Tips for a happy summer road trip

With summer vacation just around the corner, you might be planning to gas up the car and head out on a road trip.

Could you pass Canada's citizenship exam? Give it a try

Could you name the three main types of industry in Canada? Do you know what year oil was discovered in Alberta? What if your citizenship depended on it?

'Those line dancers' spread their joy anywhere, anytime

A group of Island women in cowgirl hats and comfortable shoes are spreading joy this summer with “pop-up” line dancing performances.

McDonald's old party caboose finds new life in Elmira

A train caboose many Islanders might remember as a birthday party place at McDonald’s in Charlottetown decades ago has found a new life at Elmira Train Museum.

P.E.I. theatre guide 2019: What's on stage this summer

From Hamlet to Hootenanny, there is a wide range of offerings on P.E.I. stages this summer.

P.E.I. premier to address bridge 'tariff' with PM

P.E.I. Premier Dennis King met with Sen. Percy Downe on Monday to talk about how to reduce the toll on the Confederation Bridge and the fare for Northumberland Ferries, which he likens to a "tariff" for Islanders.

P.E.I. ballplayer catches eye of the Tigers

Cole MacLaren was at his brother Jake's high school graduation reception in Morell, P.E.I., last week when he got a phone call that gave him something else to celebrate — he was offered a professional baseball contract with the Detroit Tigers organization.

Winged wonders: 9 fun facts about hummingbirds

Summer is here and so are the cute little hummingbirds. Here are some fun facts about the quirky ruby-throated creatures.

How this P.E.I. racehorse is making the most of his 'retirement'

Harry has been a busy horse since he arrived at the Woodmere standardbred breeding farm in Marshfield, P.E.I., almost four years ago.

Meet the 16-year-old 'typical nerd' who can lift 325 pounds

In Grade 10, Emily Arsenault accepted her gym teacher's challenge to try powerlifting. She just finished Grade 11, and she holds four Canadian records and a provincial high school record.

How the bridge and ferry tolls could be reduced to $20 on P.E.I.

P.E.I. Sen. Percy Downe is urging the federal government to work with Premier Dennis King to reduce the tolls on the Confederation Bridge and Wood Island ferry to $20 for all vehicles.

New dads can suffer from baby blues as well, psychologist says

As more fathers take on a larger role in parenting — and the pressures and sacrifices that go along with it —  men can shows signs similar to postpartum depression, says a Charlottetown psychologist

They married their prom dates: Meet 4 P.E.I. couples who fell in love at Charlottetown Rural

High school prom season is here. For some P.E.I. couples, it was the start of a long-lasting relationship.

'He's so sweet': Dog found in U.S. with crushed leg finds new life on P.E.I.

A dog who was found on the side of a highway in Texas with a crushed leg and dislocated hip is developing a special bond with a woman on P.E.I.