Tag: globe and mail

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

Quality PEI Potatoes Blocked by Canadian Government

Prince Edward Island is heavily dependant on the agriculture industry. A part of that industry is the PEI potato industry which employees over 5,000 people in the province. The industry is worth $1.3 billion dollars every year to the smallest province as it represents 25% of all Canadian potatoes. Of the $1.3 billion, $120 million Read More

PEI Housing Crisis: Chris & Melinda Boyles

Prince Edward Island has been a desirable spot for people to immigrate to. Whether they are coming from Toronto or internationally, the Island has had a flood of newcomers. Between 2019 and 2020, the population had grown 1.5%. When the HST was introduced in 2013, I recall contractors complaining about the lack of work. Also Read More

Sir John A MacDonald Statue Removed | National Cover Photos

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 Read More

PEI Prioritizes Service Industry for Vaccinations

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 Read More

Nova Scotia Lobster Fishing Dispute: My Day 2

I spent the first night in Saulnierville, waking up every hour on the hour to make sure I didn’t miss anything. A lot of the content of the late-night protests were coming from amateur video and I wanted to make sure I captured it, if it was to happen. It was now Sunday. At this Read More

Globe & Mail Cover + New York Times

Yesterday was nothing short of a massive day. I had the pleasure of covering the opening of the PEI School system for Reuters. A huge thank you goes out to the parents who let me cover their morning. As of today, some of the photos were used in some amazing ways. My great friends at Read More

Veseys: From Snails Pace to Overrun with Orders

When COVID19 hit, Vesey Seeds took a major hit on sales. Things plummeted to a snail’s pace. As people started to breathe properly again, things took right off increasing the sales of the Island company 450%. It was so bad at one point they had to turn off their online ordering for one section of Read More

Sensory-friendly Shopping

Shopping can be difficult for people on the best of days. Add in some sensory triggers and lots of options can lead to a difficult experience. Cailynn Klingbeil from The Globe and Mail writes ‘Sensory-friendly shopping’ offers a low-noise and low-light retail environment for consumers where I was assigned by the Globe and Mail to Read More

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