P.E.I. Pulse

 
 

P.E.I. Pulse

P.E.I. Pulse brings together the best audio from CBC P.E.I.'s airwaves. Host Mitch Cormier shares interesting stories about Islanders and the things that matter to P.E.I. every week.

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Download episodes from this podcast for: 6 months
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#67 : Two Talents,minister helps and newcomer election

This week on PEI Pulse Podcast, married seniors Astrid Johnson and Windsor Arsenault collaborate on a new book project, a PEI pastor is in the Bahamas is volunteering to help in the aftermath of Dorian and hear why a group of newcomers to PEI is learning about Canada's political system

Download #67 : Two Talents,minister helps and newcomer election
[mp3 file: runs 00:27:20]


#66 : She Is, special olympian and Ostomy stigma

This week on PEI Pulse podcast ....A street art exhibit called 'She Is' highlights work toward reconciliation, a well-known Special Olympics receives national recognition for his years of competition and two Islanders who live with an ostomy and why they want others to know there is support out there.

Download #66 : She Is, special olympian and Ostomy stigma
[mp3 file: runs 00:29:48]


#65: Beach damage, trail hikers and a clock kid

This week on the PEI Pulse Podcast , assessing the damage from Dorian on PEI's coastline, motivation behind one couples decision to hike across Canada and an 8-year-old boy, with autism, shares his passion for clocks.

Download #65: Beach damage, trail hikers and a clock kid
[mp3 file: runs 00:22:55]


#64: Stories post Dorian

This week on the PEI Pulse Podcast, we hear stories following the post tropical storm-Dorian. In Malpeque Bay water flooded into the campground...and people had to be rescued, a family suffered great loss and how they're now trying to look on the bright side of things. Finally, another family goes above and beyond to help in the aftermath.

Download #64: Stories post Dorian
[mp3 file: runs 00:19:53]


#63: Ride Share Co., Taxi react, tire flipping

This week on PEI Pulse Podcast a new Island company hopes to offer ride sharing, as well the reaction, asking government to re-consider allowing ride-booking and why tire flipping is more than just a way to get fit.

Download #63: Ride Share Co., Taxi react, tire flipping
[mp3 file: runs 00:22:15]


#62: Redbeard walking, Degrassi fan and Firefighter memorial

This week on the PEI Pulse podcast, we are on the trail with Stephen McGill, "Redbeard", a Degrassi fan's obsession and an Island firefighter is getting recognition for service...decades after his passing.

Download #62: Redbeard walking, Degrassi fan and Firefighter memorial
[mp3 file: runs 00:24:32]


#61: Senior Soccer, Chicken Soup and Cow Escape

This week on PEI Pulse podcast an 80 year old soccer player, a chance meeting leads to a published article and the great cow escape.

Download #61: Senior Soccer, Chicken Soup and Cow Escape
[mp3 file: runs 00:22:03]


#60 : Basic income, pride anniversary, Gilligan Cup

This week PEI Pulse is all about a basic income pilot project , the first Pride march happened on the Island and a 30 year old golf tournament that is unique to PEI.

Download #60 : Basic income, pride anniversary, Gilligan Cup
[mp3 file: runs 00:27:38]


#59: Rip currents, coffee, goats and the hot - cold debates

This week on PEI Pulse, a masters student is surveying people about rip currents on PEI beaches. We find out how to enjoy a little frolic with your frappacino and we ask people how they're coping with the temperature at work.

Download #59: Rip currents, coffee, goats and the hot - cold debates
[mp3 file: runs 00:20:45]


#58 : Students in the South Pacific, bag banner and aquarium whales

This week UPEI engineering staff are busy finding projects for students that includes being on a ship in the middle of the South Pacific. Reaction from former Liberal MLA Allen Roach who introduced the idea of a plastic bag ban in PEI. Philip Hamilton from the New England Aquarium on the tragic death of the whales off the shores of PEI.

Download #58 : Students in the South Pacific, bag banner and aquarium whales
[mp3 file: runs 00:26:10]


#57 : No help from Transport, all about concussions, and measuring shorelines

This week P E.I.'s transportation minister says music festivals on P.E.I. will no longer be getting help from provincial highway crews. Researchers visit elementary students to teach them about concussions, and we'll hear how P-E-I's coastline is being measured, and what's being learned.

Download #57 : No help from Transport, all about concussions, and measuring shorelines
[mp3 file: runs 00:22:10]


#56: Ultrasounds, prosthetics and addictions

This week on PEI Pulse Podcast, a daughter's gift to her mom, ultrasound requirement dropped and a place for people with addictions to socialize.

Download #56: Ultrasounds, prosthetics and addictions
[mp3 file: runs 00:22:45]


# 55: Sharing Food, women aviators and vaccine debates

This week on the PEI Pulse podcast , Food Share is changing the way it does things , an initiative encouraging women to explore aviation and the mandatory student vaccine debate continues.

Download # 55: Sharing Food, women aviators and vaccine debates
[mp3 file: runs 00:25:45]


#54: Moose Hide Georgia and Jumpin Jack

This week on PEI Pulse, an initiative to end violence against women and children , preserving Georgian cultural traditions and at 94, Jumpin Jack Proud is sharing his favourite stories in a book.

Download #54: Moose Hide Georgia and Jumpin Jack
[mp3 file: runs 00:30:00]


#53: Fentanyl test, travelling vets and Salume man

This week on PEI Pulse, New fentanyl testing on PEI, organisers prepare to take veterans to D-Day celebrations and the Salume man explains the time-honoured skill of charcuterie.

Download #53: Fentanyl test, travelling vets and Salume man
[mp3 file: runs 00:22:19]


#50 Stuck in the mud edition

This week we explore getting stuck on a muddy road, meet the people who saved a massive pig's bacon and meet some chicks hatching in a Charlottetown classroom.

Download #50 Stuck in the mud edition
[mp3 file: runs 00:18:34]


#52:Pride flags, post cards and tattoos

This week on PEI Pulse Podcast , Alberton town council takes some heat for not raising the pride flag, a Charlottetown home owner receives a postcard sharing tales of a fallen Canadian soldier and new tattoo rules that help.

Download #52:Pride flags, post cards and tattoos
[mp3 file: runs 00:19:58]


#51: Big dreams , MLA's wife and 60 year reunion

This week on PEI Pulse. From fish plant to hospital bed, Life as an MLA's wife and a 60 year reunion of nuns.

Download #51: Big dreams , MLA's wife and 60 year reunion
[mp3 file: runs 00:28:01]


#49: Newly elected leaders

This week a conversation with PC leader Dennis King and Green Party leader Peter Bevan-Baker the day after a momentous provincial election. PEI makes history by electing a minority government with the Green party as the official opposition.

Download #49: Newly elected leaders
[mp3 file: runs 00:21:53]