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

Hockey P.E.I. hearing complaints of spectators not wearing masks

Hockey PEI says it's fielded several complaints of spectators not wearing masks, which violates its pandemic protocols

Why Hockey P.E.I. banned cellphones in dressing rooms

Hockey P.E.I. has taken another step to crack down on online bullying and harassment, and to ensure players' privacy is protected. 

'We'd like to see an increase': Uptake slow for new virtual health care

A new virtual health care program for Islanders without a family doctor hasn't had as much buy-in as Health PEI had hoped. 

How family medicine has changed on P.E.I. since COVID hit

You don't have to spend much time at Dr. Kristy Newson's office in Charlottetown to discover COVID-19 has changed the way she does her job. 

P.E.I. girls want to play 18 holes in school golf tourneys, just as boys do

Two junior high golfers in Montague are pushing the P.E.I. School Athletic Association to change one of its rules, all in the name of gender equality.  

Cannabis edibles leading children to the ER, warns QEH doctor

An emergency room doctor at Charlottetown's Queen Elizabeth Hospital is warning parents about the dangers of cannabis gummies and chocolates, and is calling for stricter regulations to keep them out of the hands of children. 

Charlottetown taxi industry still hurting amid pandemic

Some Island taxi companies say the pandemic continues to make life challenging for their drivers, with many facing a huge drop in business, and others staying off the road all together. 

Newcomer families, school officials fear 'substantial regression' in language development

P.E.I.'s Department of Education says this year's pandemic school closure has sparked frustration for many newcomer families, and fears their children's English or French language development is suffering. 

Province postponing public pre-kindergarten program until 2021

The P.E.I. government is postponing plans for a free half-day pre-kindergarten program for four-year-olds at child care centres this September, and is now aiming for next September. 

Summerside mayor, MLA pushing to keep Journal Pioneer going

Politicians in Summerside say they plan to do whatever they can to save the Journal Pioneer.  The city's mayor and provincial MLA's say the massive layoffs announced by SaltWire Network this week has them fearful for the future of the newspaper.  

Environmental groups urge government to ban holding pond development

Two P.E.I. environmental groups are calling for an interim ban on the development of holding ponds - used by some farmers for irrigation - until the province has the power to regulate them under its Water Act. 

Safety concerns keeping foot care clinic closed

The co-ordinator of the foot care clinic at Montague's legion says it's not clear when the clinic will reopen to its patients. 

Island family upset over funeral gathering rules

The family of a West Prince woman who died Sunday says P.E.I.'s church gathering rules are unfairly keeping dozens of them away from her funeral. 

Shellfish harvesters frustrated over area closure one day into shortened season

Just a day after some wild oyster fishermen started their season without a buyer, P.E.I.'s shellfish association says the industry was dealt another blow. 

Island realtors hopeful sales will pick up after dismal spring

P.E.I.'s real estate association says it's hopeful the market will start to rebound after a spring plagued by low sales and a shortage of listings.