Travis Kingdon

Travis Kingdon is a journalist with CBC P.E.I. He moved to the Island from Toronto in the spring of 2019.

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Three Rivers Sportsplex getting $600K upgrade

The Three Rivers Sportsplex is getting a $600,000 facelift. Approved by council last week, the money will be used to purchase a new Zamboni, two new dehumidifiers and two condenser packages.

New website gives Island tenants legal information in 'plain language'

A new website created by Community Legal Information aims to ensure tenants on the Island know their rights.

Volunteers raise money for Harley Street fire victims

People from all over P.E.I. congregated at Music at the Manse just west of Charlottetown on Sunday in support of the victims of the Harley Street fires.

How playing hockey could help earn high school credits on P.E.I.

Students at Andrews Sports Institute, part of Andrews Hockey, will be able to receive school credit for taking courses at the facility. Students enrolled in the new discover leadership through sport program will be given high school credit upon completing the course.   

Anonymous love letters appearing in Islanders' mailboxes

A handful of Islanders are walking into surprises at work: anonymous love letters. The handwritten notes thank them for the work they do to make P.E.I. and Canada a better and more inclusive place.

UPEI giving people a chance to get up close and personal with the sun

UPEI is inviting people to come get up close and personal with the sun by using their solar telescope.

Text, phone reminders mean fewer Islanders missing MRI appointments

Missed appointments for MRIs have decreased since the introduction of a pilot project in December 2018. But the problem persists in the radiology department overall.

Sailing from Summerside to the world

Alan Mulholland will sail by himself from Summerside, P.E.I., and plans to spend the next two years sailing around the world.

Moms offering free hugs during P.E.I. Pride Week and beyond

Teressa Peters of Charlottetown is a hugger — she has founded Free Mom Hugs Canada, a group of people who want to offer hugs and support to P.E.I.'s LGBTQ community. 

Family affair: Cousins serve P.E.I. as police officer, paramedic

Samantha Lowe works for Charlottetown Police on P.E.I. and Jordan Mackinnon is an advanced care paramedic with Island EMS. The two are first-cousins on their mother’s side, hailing from Nova Scotia.

Vintage cars that 'changed the world' touring P.E.I.

Over 100 vintage Ford Model T’s have begun the final leg of their journey across P.E.I. with a stop in Victoria Park.

Charlottetown parks get water fountains

The City of Charlottetown has installed water fountains in some of its parks.

'Beyond repair': Rocky Point wharf a safety hazard, residents say

Residents who live near Rocky Point wharf are calling the structure a safety hazard and are asking the province to fix it. 

Green, clean and friendly: Solar pedal bus launches in Charlottetown

Ride Solar's new solar-powered pedal bus can fit up to 18 riders and will tour them around downtown Charlottetown.

'Dirt roads are probably smoother': Montague-area residents want road fixed

Some people in the Montague area are asking the provincial government to fix South Montague Road because the pavement has begun to crack and crumble, leaving large chunks of asphalt and loose gravel on the road.