Steve Bruce

Video journalist

Steve Bruce is a video journalist with CBC P.E.I. He landed on the Island in 2009, after stints with CBC in Fredericton, St. John's, Toronto and Vancouver. He grew up in Corner Brook, N.L.

Latest from Steve Bruce

Tragedy in Nova Scotia prompts new safety measures in P.E.I. Christmas parades

A year after the tragic death of a young girl during Yarmouth's Christmas parade, organizers of the parades in Charlottetown and Summerside say they will have new safety measures in place. 

Island mother suing on behalf of son after years of alleged bullying at school

An Island mother is suing P.E.I.'s French Language School Board, alleging it failed to stop years of bullying against her son, who has autism. 

Why the P.E.I. government is putting up more money to cover down payments on houses

A government loan program aimed at helping first-time homebuyers cover their down payment is getting a half-million dollar top up. 

More than 200 Charlottetown call centre workers handed layoff notices

More than 200 call centre workers in Charlottetown have been told they could be out of a job by the end of this year. TTEC Canada says both of its clients that were served by workers at its Charlottetown centre have decided to end their contracts on Dec. 31. 

'It's pretty exciting': Work underway at Summerside's new eco-business park

The diggers are out at Summerside's new 14-acre eco-business park near Credit Union Place. The city says crews will be on site all fall, installing all the shared services businesses will be able to use at the park. 

Will the battle for Charlottetown be a multi-party race to the finish?

Talk to just about anyone who lives in Charlottetown and you'll get a lot of agreement on the big problems that need fixing in the riding. 

Charlottetown candidates feeling heat to return P.E.I. to one EI zone

With just two weeks to go before New Glasgow Lobster Suppers closes for the season, kitchen manager Mike Forrest says "the unfairness" of the EI system is playing out at the restaurant. 

Transportation Department has 'huge backlog' of calls for storm cleanup help

P.E.I.'s transportation minister says it will be a long and expensive fall for his department, as crews attempt to help the hundreds of Islanders who've called asking for help with storm cleanup. 

Why your renovation project may be taking a back seat to hurricane repairs

P.E.I. restoration and construction companies say customers will have to be patient as they try to deal with the onslaught of calls from property owners in need of repairs following this weekend's storm. 

Opposition leader wants more scrutiny of projects like ATV trail clearing

P.E.I.'s Opposition Green leader says the provincial environment department should be scrutinizing many Island construction projects more closely, and giving the public more opportunity to provide input before they go ahead. 

Evangeline ATV Club facing fine, public backlash after clearing trail through woods

The Evangeline ATV Club is facing environmental fines and opposition from some property owners, after clearing a trail through the woods near Richmond, using a bulldozer and excavator. 

Lennon House founder says opening date uncertain amidst board turnover, funding issues

Nearly two years after she hoped to have the doors open, the founder of Lennon Recovery House now says it's unclear when the facility will be up and running. 

Trailer troubles: Property owner forced to remove RV calls for rule change

A property owner in Argyle Shore, P.E.I., says the provincial government should change its rules around where travel trailers can be set up. 

Group upset anti-abortion film will not be screened on P.E.I.

The P.E.I. Right to Life Association says it's 'inexcusable' that no cinemas on the Island are planning to screen the anti-abortion film Unplanned. 

'A bit of a nightmare': Why Charlottetown's fireworks are a day late

The company that produces Charlottetown's Canada Day fireworks says yesterday's heavy rain made it impossible to get the fireworks set up in time.