A couple of days after Justin Trudeau’s visit, the Conservative party leader Erin O’Toole was also on Prince Edward Island. The plane arrived around 330pm and I spent some of the afternoon getting prepared for a new first. Live Filing My images would be live filed, straight from my camera to the amazing editors at
I had been somewhere near Fredericton, New Brunswick listening to some podcast on how an election was anticipated when Reuters photo editor in charge of North America Chris Helgren called giving me a heads-up that an election call was coming on Sunday. Chris is nothing short of amazing. He has kept all the photographers on
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
Prince Edward Island is well known for it’s history. Islanders are all too familiar with it being the birthplace of Confederation. It is known for other amazing accomplishments like Anne of Green Gables or the first place in Canada that received the distress signal of the Titanic, amongst others. With COVID19 significantly impacting my travel,
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.
The great folks at the Confederation Court Mall have asked us back once again to host their Santa Claus photos. As we are in a pandemic, physical distancing will be super important! This year, we will be utilizing the text messaging application I had built to ensure minimal lines. The concept is simple: Walk into
Life inside the Atlantic bubble has been pretty good. Outside some spurts of COVID19 activity which is usually controlled, we’ve been pretty lax & lucky down here. As Greg Mercer wrote for The Globe & Mail, “the East Coast is healthy and thriving under some of the country’s toughest health rules. Here’s how they did