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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#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]


#48: Leader's Week with Mitch

Getting to know the party leader's before the provincial election. PC Dennis King, Green Party Peter Bevan- Baker, NDP Joe Byrne, and Liberal Wade MacLauchlan.

Download #48: Leader's Week with Mitch
[mp3 file: runs 00:48:44]


#47: Infection detection, clearing the air, and Martha MacIsaac

This week on PEI Pulse, new equipment helps in infection diagnosis, some students are helping to 'clear the air' on STI's and movie moments with Matha MacIssac.

Download #47: Infection detection, clearing the air, and Martha MacIsaac
[mp3 file: runs 00:25:46]


#46: Training, Steers, and Science

This week the PEI Pulse takes us to a science fair, a training ground and an Easter beef show.

Download #46: Training, Steers, and Science
[mp3 file: runs 00:19:19]


#45: From English Corner to picture this clean

Today the good, the bad, and the ugly of sharing on social media, counselling through the Farm Assistance Program and helping connect people through language.

Download #45: From English Corner to picture this clean
[mp3 file: runs 00:20:51]


#44: Irish cooking and a celtic wedding

Today a PEI student from Zimbabwe, a few recipes for Irish cooking and soliciting Alan Doyle to play a wedding.

Download #44: Irish cooking and a celtic wedding
[mp3 file: runs 00:25:37]


#42: 'Our Husky is Ok! Leave us alone'

We'll hear why their dog is just fine outside, no options for a black hair cut and a special surgery for twins.

Download #42: 'Our Husky is Ok! Leave us alone'
[mp3 file: runs 00:26:31]


#43: Let's talk, it really does matter

This week , the importance of talking, finding strength in writing and why 'Tignish Talk' is such a hit with people in the community.

Download #43: Let's talk, it really does matter
[mp3 file: runs 00:27:29]


#41: 'I didn't know if it was going to explode'

We hear about a close call with a truck catching fire, learn about how to avoid buying a fake car seat online and check in with a P.E.I. entrepreneur who pitched his product on Dragons' Den.

Download #41: 'I didn't know if it was going to explode'
[mp3 file: runs 00:22:00]