Tom Steepe

Video Journalist

Tom Steepe is an award-winning video journalist with CBC P.E.I.

Latest from Tom Steepe

Students, activists receive P.E.I. environmental awards

Some of the Island's youngest as well as some of the most experienced environmental leaders were recognized for their work eliminating single-use plastics and protecting the oceans and forests, as the P.E.I. Environmental Awards were given out Wednesday.

Councillor wants to put brakes on speeding through York, P.E.I.

There have been too many accidents and close calls due to speeding along a stretch of highway in York, P.E.I., due to speeding, says a member of the local council.

P.E.I. firefighters return home after battling wildfires in Alberta

A group of Island firefighters have returned home safe following spending the past two weeks of assisting crews from other provinces battling raging wildfires in northern Alberta.

Biodegradable film yielding good results for corn crops

DeSable See View Farm, is trying something new with its spring planting this year, using a piece of equipment that can plant corn, apply a fertilizer, a herbicide and a thin layer of protective film over seedlings, all at the same time.

P.E.I. construction industry rolls out recruitment video

The province and P.E.I.'s construction industry are hoping to attract more people into the skilled trades. A new promotional video was released today, aimed at getting people to think about the industry when making career choices.

Wet spring could mean sweet season for apple growers

Mark Ashley may be one of only a few Island farmers who haven't been frustrated with all the wet weather this spring.

Tunnel vision: Province looking to stop groundhog population from growing

After sightings in both West Royalty and downtown Charlottetown over the past couple of weeks, P.E.I. provincial wildlife officials are on the lookout for groundhogs in order to ensure the population of the nuisance species doesn't increase on the Island.

Federal funding to help Charlottetown bioscience company meet 'significant need' for its products worldwide

Somru BioScience is poised to expand its Charlottetown-based facility and workforce, to meet growing demands around the world. 

'We're all her sons': Harbour manager Sheila Eastman is like family to North Lake fishermen

Sheila Eastman is a statistician, an adviser and sometimes even a nurse to hundreds of fishermen in North Lake. As harbour manager, she's been helping guide fishermen for almost two decades in the second largest port in the province.

Park to pay tribute to L.M. Montgomery starts taking shape

A park to pay tribute to one of Canada's most beloved authors, Lucy Maud Montgomery, is starting to take shape in Cavendish, P.E.I.

Fire hydrant flushing could affect Charlottetown water pressure

Charlottetown homeowners could experience discoloured water or a temporary drop in water pressure as crews flush the city's fire hydrants over the next four to six weeks, the city says.

Health advocates push Summerside to go smoke-free

Public health advocates are pushing for further tobacco restrictions in Summerside, P.E.I.

Order of nuns opposed to location of Summerside cannabis store

An order of nuns in Summerside, P.E.I., is opposed to the location of a new cannabis retail store opening down the street from where they want to have a daycare.

Final chapter: Maritime Christian Book Store closing its doors

It's the end of an era for a Charlottetown bookstore. Maritime Christian Bookstore has announced it's closing up shop after almost forty years in business.

World class squash talent to converge on P.E.I.

An exciting array of local and international talent is set to take the Professional Squash Association event in Charlottetown by storm this week.