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.

Updated: Weekly
Download episodes from this podcast for: 6 months
Visit Show Site: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/prince-edward-island

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#88: Rescue,backyard sales and 2020 grads

This week on PEI Pulse podcast, an Island man says he's lucky to be alive after a close call, backyard sales are up for retailers and Valedictorians talk about graduating during a global pandemic.

Download #88: Rescue,backyard sales and 2020 grads
[mp3 file: runs 00:24:33]


#87: Sweden, Betty Howatt and a phone donation

This week on PEI Pulse podcast, two Islanders on what it's been like to live in Sweden during the pandemic, a new book about the legendary Betty Howatt, and free phones for women trying to escape violent situations.

Download #87: Sweden, Betty Howatt and a phone donation
[mp3 file: runs 00:27:58]


#86: Poetry, pandemic wedding and patience

This week on PEI Pulse Podcast ..a poet and lobster fisherman from North Lake, looking on the bright side of a pandemic wedding and a traveler says Islanders need to be patient.

Download #86: Poetry, pandemic wedding and patience
[mp3 file: runs 00:25:34]


#85: Pride PEI, mask attitudes and job scam

This week on PEI Pulse Podcast , how PRIDE supporters are being asked to show their colours, changing mask attitudes since the COVID-19 pandemic began and a Job scam in the time of COVID 19.

Download #85: Pride PEI, mask attitudes and job scam
[mp3 file: runs 00:26:26]


#84: Covid stories: Library, seniors and front line nurse

This week on PEI Pulse Podcast , the Public Library Service has been finding new and innovative ways to connect, we'll hear more about the No Islander Alone initiative and we'll meet an Island nurse who's working at a hospital in Long Island right.

Download #84: Covid stories: Library, seniors and front line nurse
[mp3 file: runs 00:24:29]


#83: Wheelie, seniors advice and tribute dance

This week on PEI Pulse podcast a scary children's toy on PEI has achieved international fame, life advice from residents in a Tignish seniors home and a Mi'kmaq woman dances to honour shooting victims.

Download #83: Wheelie, seniors advice and tribute dance
[mp3 file: runs 00:19:58]


#82: Covid stories continue , Lennie Gallant, American Islanders and Tignish tree

This week on PEI Pulse, Lennie Gallant about a new song for Covid workers during this challenging time. As well on the Pulse, two American Islanders NOT being able to cross the border to spend time on PEI and why the Tignish 'lobster trap tree' is back in time for Easter.

Download #82: Covid stories continue , Lennie Gallant, American Islanders and Tignish tree
[mp3 file: runs 00:23:23]


#81: More Covid stories

This week on PEI Pulse Podcast, we continue with stories, as we all deal with Covid 19. Today featuring a drive-by birthday parade for a 7 year-old, a distillery makes its first batch of hand sanitizer and three principals that are finding some creative ways to reach out.

Download #81: More Covid stories
[mp3 file: runs 00:27:46]


#80: How are you, helping hand and polio survivor

This week on PEI Pulse Podcast, asking how you are doing, lending a helping hand during crisis, and an 84 year old polio survivor.

Download #80: How are you, helping hand and polio survivor
[mp3 file: runs 00:20:48]


#79: Irish comedian, sappy letters and Paris pool

This week on PEI Pulse Podcast , Irish comedian Dara O'Briain makes his first PEI appearance, how one Island woman started a project to make snail mail fun again and Paris Shahsavar is training to compete in what has been a male dominated sport.

Download #79: Irish comedian, sappy letters and Paris pool
[mp3 file: runs 00:21:37]


#78: Swimmers , lobster blood and photographer that gets a prestigious nod

This week on PEI Pulse Podcast two Island swimmers are heading to the Canadian Olympic swimming trials, lobster blood could be a new tool for treating cancer and an Island artist spent some time at a prestigious arts program in Banff

Download #78: Swimmers , lobster blood and photographer that gets a prestigious nod
[mp3 file: runs 00:23:08]


#77: Bill Mcfadden and addictions forum

This week on PEI Pulse Podcast.. screen actor, preacher, town crier, and mayoral candidate Bill McFadden talks ..about his life . Brandon Bowers has this emotional, raw and honest look at his addictions during a recent forum in Charlottetown.

Download #77: Bill Mcfadden and addictions forum
[mp3 file: runs 00:27:27]


#76: Juno nods, hospital death and a free lunch

This week on PEI Pulse Podcast , Island performers Irish Mythen and Catherine MacLellan get Juno nominations, an in depth look at the hospital death of Stacey McKinnon-Smith and a free meal that helps fire victims.

Download #76: Juno nods, hospital death and a free lunch
[mp3 file: runs 00:27:13]


#75: Sleigh ride, Alzheimer educators and Eddy's Oscar

This week on PEI Pulse Podcast, a sleigh ride with an old friend, students teach about Alzheimer's and an Oscar nod for a Kensington man.

Download #75: Sleigh ride, Alzheimer educators and Eddy's Oscar
[mp3 file: runs 00:22:29]


#74: Animal blankets, addictions, and rallies

This week on PEI Pulse Podcast, two women make homemade blankets for cats , Ellen Taylor says more help is needed for addictions and the Tyne Valley rally is in full swing

Download #74: Animal blankets, addictions, and rallies
[mp3 file: runs 00:24:14]