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World Junior Hockey Championships comes to Canada

The World Juniors are usually scheduled for December 26 into January, every year. However due to a Covid19 outbreak, they had to be rescheduled, as such they were rescheduled for August 2022 in Edmonton, Alberta. Coming freshly off covering hockey at the Memorial Cup in Saint John, New Brunswick, I was excited for this new Read More

Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, visits PEI

On July 22nd, Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was set to make a stopover on Prince Edward Island. I was assigned to cover it by Reuters. He was already in the region visiting with different groups including stops in Halifax, Nova Scotia and Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. His first stop was to Tea Hill Park Read More

Touchdown Atlantic in Wolfville

Touchdown Atlantic came back to the maritimes last weekend for the first time since 2019. I was asked to travel over to cover the game for The Canadian Press, specifically for the CFL. So I jumped into my car and went to Halifax for the week. The CFL had arranged for media to be picked Read More

Memorial Cup – Day 1

Today was the first day for me covering the Memorial Cup in Saint John..well kinda. I arrived last night and made it just in time for the fireworks but I dunno if you can count fireworks as a day! So today will be my official start to covering the Memorial Cup. The activities for today Read More

Shawinigan Wins Presidents Cup

Saturday night the Shawinigan Cataractes defeated the Charlottetown Islanders in overtime to win the Presidents Cup finals 4-3. For the fans of Charlottetown’s Eastlink Centre, it was the first time the top QMJHL trophy was awarded in the arena. It also represented the end of a great series between two teams which fought extremely hard Read More

Eve Gascon Starts for QMJHL’s Gatineau

While I was in Quebec in March, I found out that Eve Gascon would be the starting goalie for the Gatineau Olympiques against the Rimouski Océanic. Ève would be the third female to play in the QMJHL and the first in 20 years I really wanted to cover this historic game so I emailed one Read More

Quebec City’s Hôtel de Glace (Ice Hotel)

I was assigned to go to cover a storm hitting Bathurst for The Weather Network on March 12th. I covered it for them and while I was up there, a solar storm was brewing which usually causes the northern lights. Sadly, another impact was also brewing. On March 13th I found out a friend had Read More

PEI Freedom Convoy Rally to Charlottetown

As the Canadian truckers convoy was beginning, I was tasked with going to the Nova Scotia/New Brunswick border and creating the first imagery for Reuters of the convoy which was to end up in Ottawa. I covered this in a previous blog post. As time went on I was asked to cover the Ottawa Truckers Read More

PEI Potato Destruction

Prince Edward Island had to destruct a large number of potatoes this year as there was a Canadian ban in place from exporting PEI spuds to the USA. For seed potatoes, this went further as they could not export their potatoes off PEI. This had a huge impact on our farmers. Rod Nickel wrote about Read More

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