On Friday the Canada and United States of America border was slated to close after a conversation was held between Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and American President Donald Trump earlier in the week. After having an exchange with my editors over a neat opportunity to cover it, I went down to St. Stephen on
Dr. Heather Morrison, Prince Edward Island’s Chief Public Health officer, confirmed today the first case of Coronavirus/Covid-19 on the Island. The first case is a lady who returned back to Canada on March 7th after taking a cruise. On March 10th the lady started feeling symptoms, isolated herself and called 811. On March 11th the
Today the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League announced that they will be suspending the rest of the seasons. The other team CHL teams (the WHL & OHL) followed suit which wasn’t a shocker considering the National Hockey League has also announced they are suspending their season. The QMJHL was only a couple weeks from starting
On Friday, February 21st, a protest was planned in the Caledonia Industrial Park in Moncton, New Brunswick. As part of Reuter’s coverage on the Wet’suwet’en support, I was assigned to cover the protests taking place. Here are some of the photos taken of the event. Here is some additional coverage from Reuters.
Indigenous supporters and demonstrators showed up at the entrance to the Toll Booth at the Confederation Bridge on Monday until around noon. They were showing their support for the Wet’suwet’en. The demonstrations were peaceful and slowed cars by a few seconds however at no point was there a full closure of the road. Police were
At 230am on Sunday morning, I got up and shortly thereafter departed Charlottetown for the Halifax Region. I was tipped off as to a protest that was supposed to happen in the Halifax area and my Globe and Mail editors wanted me there. As we got further away from the Confederation Bridge, doubt about the
A snowstorm is currently impacting downtown Charlottetown. The day started off with some ice pallets really impacting the roads however it has now changed over to a snowstorm. Don’t forget to take a moment to subscribe to my newsletter, as visible in bottom right corner.
The Progress Conservatives of PEI look to be the first minority government to complete a full legislature sitting on PEI. Dennis King (back center/red tie, with 13 seats), Peter Bevan Baker (back right, Green Party with 8 seats) and interim Liberal leader Sonny Gallant (back left, with 6 seats).
Last night the City of Charlottetown in Conjunction with the Island Storm held a tailgate party at the Eastlink Centre in Charlottetown. I was assigned to go by and snap some photos of the mayor for an upcoming assignment but after that task was done, I figured, I was already at the game. Might as