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.

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RCMP seize 3 vehicles in 12-hour span in Kings County

Kings District RCMP seized three vehicles for driving infractions over a 12-hour period beginning at 8 p.m. Monday night.

Pro soccer players grateful to be on P.E.I. doing what they love

About 300 professional soccer players, coaches and staff are preparing for a season in a way they’ve never done before, but so far, they say it’s better than they imagined.

Woman thanks 'fantastic community' of Murray River for saving her home from forest fire

As a forest fire spread quickly toward her home in Murray River on Friday, Bethany McCarthy raced inside and grabbed everything she could out of the safe and china cabinet, as well as a few “sentimental” items for her 16-year-old daughter and 13-year-old son.

P.E.I. to host Canadian pro soccer league season starting Aug. 13

The Canadian Premier League’s eight teams will play a shortened 2020 season in Charlottetown, league commissioner David Clanachan confirmed Wednesday.

Former P.E.I. musician wins Daytime Emmy Award

A sound editor originally from P.E.I. has won a Daytime Emmy Award.

Excitement building as Charlottetown Islanders await word on season

The Charlottetown Islanders are moving forward with the assumption there will be a Quebec Major Junior Hockey League season this year. But with COVID-19 restriction still in place, who they will be playing, and how many people will be allowed in the stands, remains to be seen.

N.B. premier reassures Islanders about opening border with 2 Quebec communities

New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs says Islanders needn’t worry about his province opening up to two communities in Quebec.

Sit or squat: Stratford benches provide exercise instructions for trail walkers

The Town of Stratford has added instructions for 18 full-body exercises to nine benches along a popular stretch of trail.

School officials pondering masks, other details as return to class approaches

School officials on P.E.I. say they continue to work on plans for a safe return to class and hope to provide parents with details in plenty of time before the bell rings on Sept. 8.

New child advocate to review death of 9-year-old P.E.I. girl

P.E.I.'s new child and youth advocate is conducting a review of the death of a nine-year-old girl that Charlottetown police are investigating as a homicide-suicide.

Man in P.E.I. jailed for allegedly failing to self-isolate after COVID-19 diagnosis

A 22-year-old man who tested positive for COVID-19 is in custody facing criminal charges for allegedly not self-isolating for 14 days, says P.E.I.’s director of prosecutions.

Deaths of woman, 9-year-old girl considered homicide-suicide: police

Charlottetown police say they are investigating the deaths of a 47-year-old woman and her nine-year-old daughter as a homicide-suicide.

Kings Playhouse sending love to people who wish they could be on P.E.I.

Staff at Kings Playhouse in Georgetown are sending love to people who wish they could be on P.E.I. but can’t because of COVID-19.

Traditional Pride parade on P.E.I. cancelled for 2020

There will be no Pride parade on P.E.I. this year, at least not as in past years with thousands of people marching through the streets of Charlottetown.

Police investigating deaths of mother, 9-year-old daughter in Charlottetown

The Charlottetown police major crime unit is investigating the deaths of a 47-year-old woman and her nine-year-old daughter in the Sherwood area.