Wayne Thibodeau

Prince Edward Island

Wayne Thibodeau is a reporter/editor with CBC Prince Edward Island. He has worked as a reporter, editor, photographer and video journalist in print, digital and TV for more than 20 years. He can be reached at Wayne.Thibodeau@CBC.ca

Latest from Wayne Thibodeau

Anxiety high for P.E.I.'s letter carriers 

Scott Gaudet goes to work every day. He’s a postal worker, a position public health officials have deemed an essential service.

P.E.I. rolls out new details on high-speed internet for rural Islanders   

P.E.I.’s minister responsible for the rollout of high-speed internet for rural Islanders admits the province “has been down this path many times.”

What will P.E.I.'s pre-kindergarten program look like? Early childhood educators want to know

Early childhood educators say there are a lot of questions that remain unanswered with just six months left before the P.E.I. government rolls out its pre-kindergarten program.

Petition calls for demolition of old Summerside school

A Summerside man has started a petition to get a vacant school in the city demolished.

Former Holland College building a 'disgrace in our city' says Summerside councillor

A Summerside city councillor says a prime piece of real estate in the heart of the city’s retail district is a “disgrace in our city” and he wants the developer to do something with it now.

Summerside budgets $10M for eco-business park

The City of Summerside is investing $10 million in what it describes as “a game-changing economic anchor” in the city.

Charlottetown Airport plans terminal expansion as number of new flights soar 

Charlottetown Airport has started design work on an expansion to the terminal building, with plans to expand the check-in area, security screening and departure lounge. 

Port Charlottetown projecting 'another record year' for cruise ships despite coronavirus fears 

Ninety-seven ships are expected to make a stop in Charlottetown bringing an estimated 154,000 passengers and just over 70,000 crew members. 

Tourism P.E.I. targets Alberta in new 2020 campaign 

Prince Edward Island will be "aggressively" targeting Alberta in its 2020 tourism marketing campaign for the first time.

P.E.I. woman in 'rough shape' after being injured in ATV crash

Bridgette Butler of Summerside, who was badly injured during a test drive on an all-terrain vehicle, says she won't get back on an ATV again without a helmet

Cabinet shuffle expected Friday, adding Charlottetown MLA Natalie Jameson

It's expected she will be named minister of environment, water and climate change. That portfolio is currently held by Brad Trivers.

Charlottetown Mall bows to pressure from walkers, reopens its doors early

The Charlottetown Mall is backtracking on its initial plans to limit the times walkers can roam its hallways.
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P.E.I. trucker claims impostor ruined his driving record

Rick McKie can no longer drive his 9-year-old son, Jackson, to a medical specialist in Halifax for regular appointments or haul seafood to New Brunswick.

P.E.I. students at Mount Allison playing waiting game after faculty strike

Hayley Wood, a fourth-year Mount Allison University student from Richmond, P.E.I., says she is doing the best she can to keep up with her students now that faculty at the New Brunswick university are on strike.

Fisherman from Tignish joins Marine Industries Hall of Fame

Dennis Gaudet has been working the waters of the Gulf of St. Lawrence for more than 50 years, and now he's being recognized for his life's efforts.