Tony Davis

Tony Davis grew up on P.E.I. and studied journalism at Holland College. He now works with CBC P.E.I. he can be contacted at

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Charlottetown will not reconsider asphalt plant decision

Charlottetown council will not reconsider a recent decision to approve a rezoning application that could see a second asphalt plant on Sherwood Road. 

P.E.I. fishermen feel unjustified blame in right whale deaths, says PEIFA

Island fishermen feel they're being blamed in some cases of right whales becoming entangled in fishing gear and dying this year, according to the P.E.I. Fishermen's Association.

Charlottetown funeral home plans open house to build interest in industry

The Belvedere Funeral Home in Charlottetown is trying something new to get more people interested in the funeral industry. It's holding an open house.

Students help plant 500 trees in Strathgartney Provincial Park

A P.E.I. environmental group got a hand from 120 students from across Canada to plant 500 trees in a provincial park on Friday.

West Prince man killed in Saturday morning crash in Woodstock

Prince District RCMP have confirmed a 24-year-old West Prince, P.E.I., man died in a crash in Woodstock early Saturday morning.

Dead minke whale washes up on Argyle Shore

Adam Fenech stumbled upon a big surprise while out for a walk with his wife on P.E.I.’s south shore on Saturday morning.

Charlottetown's fire inspector urges awareness with mulch

Burning mulch has been pinpointed as the starting point of a fire that destroyed an apartment building in Charlottetown on Wednesday.

P.E.I. Pride festival kicks off with $100K in federal funding

The 25th annual P.E.I. Pride festival kicked off with a gift from Ottawa on Saturday. Announced by Charlottetown MP Sean Casey, the federal government has committed $100,000 to Pride P.E.I. over the organization's fiscal year. 

1st affordable housing project for Cornwall, P.E.I.

The Town of Cornwall recently approved the first housing project to take advantage of its new affordable housing incentive program.

Fire department wants more sprinklers in Charlottetown

Following a fire that destroyed an apartment building in the capital, Charlottetown Fire Department is advocating for more sprinklers to be added to city apartments.

5 fun things to do on P.E.I. this late-July weekend

There is no shortage of events to take advantage of this summer weekend on P.E.I.

Charlottetown approves extra $150K for Eastlink Centre

Charlottetown city council has approved an extra $150,000 for the Eastlink Centre to offset increased operational expenses.

Floating dock in Victoria Park opening to public on Friday

The new addition will enable people to walk out onto the dock and touch the water, as well provide a spot to enjoy the beautiful waterfront views, city officials said in a release. 

Outpouring of support for residents displaced by huge apartment fire

Fundraising efforts are already underway by Islanders wanting to help dozens of people who were displaced by an apartment building fire on Harley Street in Charlottetown Wednesday morning.

Cause determined for Charlottetown fire that displaced 52 residents

The fire that destroyed the apartment at 10 Harley St. displacing 52 residents who are all seniors or retired started as a mulch fire, says Charlottetown Fire Inspector Winston Bryan.