I won gold at the Atlantic Journalism Awards! I also received 2 silver awards for a total of 3 awards out of a possible 6 in total! This is my first time receiving a reward as I don’t usually participate in submissions for awards. To provide some context, I was nominated 3 times for the
Once I heard about Charlottetown City Council voting to remove the Sir John A MacDonald statue, I emailed 5 people from the city asking when the removal would take place. I received 2 responses; A Twitter (Chtown account) direct message and an email from the communications coordinator. “Hi John, this is going to be worked
Last Sunday (June 30th) I got a text message about a Vigil happening the next day (Monday, June 31st) in downtown Charlottetown. It was after the discovery of 215 bodies outside the Kamloops Residential School which had an “enrollment” peaking at 500 “students”. The Indigenous organizers wished to have a small group (due to COVID19
A couple of weeks ago, I was heading towards Souris (Eastern PEI) from Stratford. I had taken a different route going through Fort Augustus and came to the small community of Mount Stewart where there were a lot of people on either side of the road along with cars occupying both sides of the road.
My home province of Prince Edward Island set up a display for the Nova Scotia shootings 1-year memorial. The province also did something similar last year however I was unable to attend due to being in 14-day isolation since I was covering the massacre for Reuters. Anyone returning to PEI had to self-isolate for 14
In March, Prince Edward Island changed its vaccination strategy to target the younger service workers in the province in response to how outbreaks of COVID19 have happened in our province. Excluding those who have travelled outside the province, most of the rest of our COVID19 cases have been amongst close contacts. Some of them being
Prince Edward Island finally received a good dumping of snow this winter season with a massive snowfall of 35-40cm on February 8th! I captured some imagery from Charlottetown & New Perth of everything from Snowplows to Amish travels. In the middle of it all, I had a great physically distanced chat with an Amish individual.
In 2019, I did a 19 photos from 2019 post. So with it being 2020, I figured I would do my 20 memories from 2020. Each photo will come with a complex or brief description of the photo. This list is going to be different than 2019 in the sense that there was only 1